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"My daughter doesn't need my permission to get married. But she needs yours."

September 24, 2017 - 00:15 -- Admin

The Daily Examiner, Letter to the Editor, 15 September 2017:Marriage certificationThose of us who thought, like the old song, that “love and marriage go together like a horse and carriage” have had a lot of confusing information thrown at us recently about same-sex couples and the way their non-marriages give them all the same rights as married people.

Quotes of the Week

September 23, 2017 - 00:16 -- Admin

“Tens of millions of dollars are spent annually on political lobbying for the interests of the fossil fuel sector. That investment serves the interests of a small amount of company shareholders in keeping a legacy industry alive, despite the availability of newer, clean technologies, at lower cost.

US President Trump continues to chase 'his' war

September 22, 2017 - 00:16 -- Admin

It is becoming clear that Donald Trump wants an all-stops-out war with North Korea and damn the global consequences.The Atlantic, 20 September 2017President Donald Trump dispensed with diplomacy at the United Nations, vowing in his maiden speech to the General Assembly that the United States “will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea” if it is forced to defend itself or its allies.The

More wheels are falling off the Turnbull Government train

September 22, 2017 - 00:15 -- Admin

BuzzFeed News, 14 September 2017:Australia's immigration detention regime is facing a crisis in healthcare staffing following the resignation of the surgeon-general of the Australian Border Force (ABF), and the departure of three senior medical staff on Nauru.Rumours have circulated online for several days that the surgeon-general of the ABF, Dr John Brayle