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I encourage Queensland voters on March 19 to vote no to four year terms, whilst Queensland remains without an Upper House.
by Seath Holswich - 11/02/2016 - 2 comments
The government, quite rightly, has allowed some from Nauru to come to Australia for medical treatment and for childbirth. This was the only just and humane thing to do, and it was done.
by Michael Jensen - 5/02/2016 - 27 comments
Feminists are in a conundrum with the Cologne attacks: speak out and align with racism or be silent and align with complicity.
by Petra Bueskens - 2/02/2016 - 54 comments
A landmark national survey in January, by independent pollster IPSOS, showed that 78 percent of the population thought personal religious beliefs should be separated from the business of government.
by Brian Morris - 2/02/2016 - 15 comments
When parts of the Australian media recently applauded the double suicide of a well-travelled, well-educated Melbourne couple who were not ill but simply growing old, I think we all need to stop and wonder where this is all going.
by Paul Russell - 29/01/2016 - 36 comments
Our fetish for uniforms is like treating an on-duty, uniformed police officer like Superman, then treating the same person with derision when he is dressed like Clark Kent.
by David Leyonhjelm - 29/01/2016 - 16 comments
Forget pride, achievement, nationalism and the inevitable mindless jingoism normally associated with Australia Day, Stan Grant has put paid to that.
by Bruce Haigh - 27/01/2016 - 18 comments
He begins well, reminding readers that reformers have no right to assume opponents are bigoted, and the mere fact that most people support same-sex marriage is not a reason to change the law.
by Max Atkinson - 21/01/2016 - 77 comments
We must always be on guard against terrorism, its our responsibility to band together to defeat not only terrorism but equally important, avoid falling into the Islamophobia trap.
by Aqeel Choudhry - 8/01/2016 - 42 comments
A Civil Rights Act gave citizenship to black people in 1866. But success for the North and the subjugation of the South began a long period of difficult times for people of colour.
by Peter West - 7/01/2016 - 45 comments
Minister Dutton has used extreme yet ambiguous language to describe the intentions of those seeking to protect human rights only to be caught wrong-footed.
by Kellie Tranter - 5/01/2016 - 11 comments
The real risk of dividing the community, with respect to the PM, Duncan Lewis and Alan Tudge, is in not allowing for free speech on such issues.
by John de Meyrick - 24/12/2015 - 21 comments


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