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Aboriginal Australia seeks more than the symbolic recognition of first peoples status on offer from the Liberal-Nationals Federal Government

July 23, 2017 - 00:15 -- Admin

“The Australian story began long before the arrival of the First Fleet on 26 January 1788. We Australians all know this. We have always known this.”Final Report of the Referendum Council, 30 June 2017:RecommendationsThe Council recommends:

Quotes of the Week

July 22, 2017 - 00:16 -- Admin

“Abdel-Magied's savaging has been so grotesque in its meanness, ugly in its intolerance and alarming in its violence, that it's obvious something else is going on, too – something has been legitimised and unleashed.

A reminder to rural and regional businesses that there always needs to be a valid reason based on fact for dismissing staff

July 21, 2017 - 00:16 -- Admin

FAIR WORK COMMISSIONDECISION U2017/1880Excerpts, 14 July 20017[42] In dealing with unfair dismissal claims over the past 20 years a handful of cases remain memorable because of their particular circumstances. In some instances, the case was remarkable because of the manifest absence of valid reason for dismissal, usually accompanied by deplorable procedural deficiencies.

A new Australian Federal Government super ministry capable of deploying armed soldiers on our streets

July 20, 2017 - 00:15 -- Admin

“The first question to ask yourself is this: does handing Dutton that power sound like a good idea?” [journalist Katherine Murphy, The Guardian, 18 July 2017]A new Australian Federal Government super agency capable of deploying armed soldiers on our streets?

The American Resistance has many faces and tweeters are just some of them (11)

July 19, 2017 - 00:15 -- Admin

In the matter of KNIGHT FIRST AMENDMENT INSTITUTE AT COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY; REBECCA BUCKWALTER; PHILIP COHEN; HOLLY FIGUEROA; EUGENE GU; BRANDON NEELY; JOSEPH PAPP; and NICHOLAS PAPPAS, Plaintiffs, v DONALD J. TRUMP, President of the United States; SEAN M. SPICER, White House Press Secretary; and DANIEL SCAVINO, White House Director of Social Media and Assistant to the President, Defendants, UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK.

So you think it's OK to keep voting for your local Liberal or Nationals MP ?

July 18, 2017 - 00:16 -- Admin

So you think it’s OK to keep voting for your local Liberal or Nationals MP and return them to the federal parliament next year?That all people on Centrelink income support need to do is pull up their socks and get on with it because many of those Coalition MPs have told their electorates that ‘the best welfare is a job’?Perhaps it is time to pause and think about the possible relationship between states with low employment opportunities as well as high unemployment levels and states with high

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