Australian Attorney-General George Brandis’ announcement of his intention to weaken the Commonwealth Racial Discrimination Act 1975:Racial Discrimination Act25 March 2014The Government Party Room this morning approved reforms to the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (the Act), which will strengthen the Act’s protections against racism, while at the same time removing
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Australian Bureau of Statistics definition of Sexual Assault: is an act of a sexual nature carried out against a person's will through the use of physical force, intimidation or coercion, and includes any attempts to do this.
Letter to the editor, The Daily Examiner, 19 March 2014:Question bullyingCouncillor Margaret McKenna's motion in council regarding violence against people on the basis of their sexuality is commendable (DEX, 15/3).The violation of anyone's human rights is unacceptable in a civilised society.Bullying and intimidation in the workplace is equally abhorrent and, I would suggest, a far mo
Federal Liberal Party MP and Speaker House of Representatives, Bronwyn Bishop, asserts that Abbott Government ministers are not obliged to answer questions during Question Time, then decides that standing orders relating to relevance don't apply and makes a mockery of the point of order rule by not immediately addressing the point but turning instead to ask a question of the prime minister.
The Sydney Morning Herald 11 March 2014:Mr Ellis came away from a pivotal meeting with then Archbishop Pell in 2009 with the impression that the litigation had been “a runaway train with nobody at the wheel”.
A lower Clarence resident asked a friend if they knew which business was going to occupy the refurbished building previously occupied by The Daily Examiner in Yamba ."Oh, yes!" replied the friend.