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Human Rights Commission President Gillian Triggs on the ignorance, guile and bully boy tactics of Australian politicians

April 26, 2016 - 00:16 -- Admin

Excepts from an interview with President of the Australian Human Rights Commission, Professor Gillian Triggs, in The Saturday Paper on 23 April 2016:Ramona Koval Did you think it was going to be this hard when you started at the commission? Gillian Triggs [laughs] No! I had absolutely no idea.

Something you may have missed in this month's news cycle

April 26, 2016 - 00:15 -- Admin

Before he entered federal parliament in 2004 Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Bligh Turnbull was Chairman and Managing Director of Goldman Sachs Australia from 1997 to 2001 and a Partner in Goldman Sachs and Co from 1998 to 2001.In 2009 it was reported that Goldman Sachs made a confidential settlement on his behalf in the matter of the HIH collapse.To this day he still invest

Australian Federal Election 2016: is Nationals MP Kevin Hogan in trouble in Page?

April 25, 2016 - 00:16 -- Admin

Echo NetDaily, 22 April 2016:A ReachTel survey conducted in Page on Tuesday night shows sitting Nationals MP Kevin Hogan in serious trouble, with ALP contender and former incumbent Janelle Saffin ahead by 56 to 44 per cent on a two-party preferred basis.But the news gets worse for Mr Hogan, with as many as 33 per cent of Page voters saying they would be more likely to vote against the Coalition if th

The imporatnce of Indigenous Protected Areas as part of Australia's National Reserve System

April 24, 2016 - 00:16 -- Admin

Country Needs People:Here at Country Needs People, we focus a lot of attention on Indigenous rangers. There’s a pretty good reason for that. It’s a phenomenally successful program that is having a positive effect on the lives of Indigenous people across the country.