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YES

Nearly eight out of 10 eligible Australians (79.5 percent) expressed their view. All states and territories recorded a majority Yes response, with 7,817,247 (61.6 percent) responding Yes. Now it’s the government’s turn – If you cannot legislate on the will … Continue reading

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‘walk-off’

On 23 August 1966, tired of the Aborigines being ‘treated like dogs’ in their own country, Lingiari led two hundred of his people, employees of Wave Hill station, with their families, in a ‘walk-off’. Encouraged by Brian Manning and a … Continue reading

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A message to members of the Federal Parliament of Australia

❝In most jobs, refusing to undertake a core function for which you were employed – even as conscientious objection – would dissolve the contract. The honourable path is resignation.❞ — Mark Kenny, Delay, delay, delay: Coalition tying itself in knots … Continue reading

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Vote Compass

This is the second election that I have taken the ABC’s Vote Compass survey where voters take a quick survey of 30 questions about policy matters, and Vote Compass shows where they stand in relation to the policies of the … Continue reading

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แคทนิส

Army ponders arrest for three-finger sign (2014-Jun-02) [Bangkok Post]

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Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO): Tony Abbott

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO): Tony Abbott, President of the USA of Australia US-Based English Comic John Oliver Has Just Let Rip On Australian PM Tony Abbott.

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Institute of Public Affairs – Australia’s very own Tea Party?

One group to which Tony Abbott has kept his promises as PM: the Institute of Public Affairs. A collection of articles from the last week that make for a rather unflattering overview of where our current Federal politics are firmly … Continue reading

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