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One Nation leader Pauline Hanson's blueprint for family law change in Australia is unworkable and ignores reality.
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk's reported remarks urging parties demanding new measures for DV offenders to first discuss the issue, seems to ignore her Government's own DV taskforce recommendations of 2015.
by Cassandra Pullos - 17/02/2017 - 32 comments
I am your ordinary, middle-class, working mother that happens to be a practising Muslim who profoundly opposes terrorism and is ardently seeking harmony.
by Najla Turk - 16/02/2017 - 147 comments
If we are not free to end our lives, with assistance if necessary, then we are not free at all.
by David Leyonhjelm - 6/02/2017 - 25 comments
So, what happens after a euthanasia or assisted suicide death occurs and the doctor is found not to have fulfilled one or more of the criteria set down in the law? There should be a charge of homicide.
by Paul Russell - 3/02/2017 - 20 comments
Why then should the estates of Indigenous persons be treated differently? His Honour identified two reasons.
by Brendan O'Reilly - 31/01/2017 - 9 comments
If we participate in illegal military incursions into sovereign nations, what responsibilities do we have for documenting the loss of life? If we honour lives shouldn't we also value them? Lest we forget the innocents?
by Kellie Tranter - 31/01/2017 - 12 comments
Australia now faces a problematic social issue, in conveying a message that clearly deals with the tragedy and successfully separates the Islamic State connection to avoid further and unnecessary divisive discourse.
by Kendall Galbraith - 30/01/2017 - 13 comments
Karen is at the mercy of her adoptive family's personal spending habits, which often take priority over her disability needs.
by Patricia Eisele - 27/01/2017 - 5 comments
The Grand Mufti’s approach is draconian, oppressive and stifling of the fundamental value of free speech.
by Amanda Stoker - 25/01/2017 - 29 comments
There is other legislation that contains restrictions on speech just as oppressive and infantile as Section 18c of the Racial Discrimination Act.
by David Leyonhjelm - 20/01/2017 - 18 comments
Australia is in an interesting situation, for there seems no good positive reason to stay a monarchy and no good positive reason to switch to a republic.
by Stephen Chavura - 19/01/2017 - 27 comments


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