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These are disputes that should never be allowed to result in litigation, gumming up the courts and diverting some of the best legal minds from much more significant issues.
by Graham Young - 29/03/2017 - 14 comments
International attacks claimed by Islamic State have substantially increased public social fears of Islamic extremism and home-grown terrorism, making all efforts to deter the extremist threat a political and social priority.
by Kendall Galbraith - 24/03/2017 - 13 comments
Minister Alan Tudge has repeatedly defended the system, using phrases such as 'there is nothing wrong with Centrelink's automated debt recovery system'.
by Kasy Chambers - 24/03/2017 - 8 comments
As public policy, section 18C works directly against the federal government's decisive shift to integration, announced on Monday.
by Gary Johns - 23/03/2017 - 6 comments
Too often we see Aboriginal activists making broad accusations that non-Aboriginal Australians are racist.
by Michael Keane - 23/03/2017 - 30 comments
'These people are trying to take us down the road to fascism. It might be nice, PC, inclusive, compassionate, non-gender specific smiley-face fascism but it’s still fascism.'
by Barry York - 21/03/2017 - 10 comments
We need to train our health professionals and pregnancy counsellors to detect when women are seeking an abortion under duress and to act accordingly.
by Rachael Wong - 20/03/2017 - 19 comments
What Monday's conversation tended to ignore were other concerns that have tended to hollow out, if not entirely sabotage, the notion of free speech in the Australian context.
by Binoy Kampmark - 17/03/2017 - 16 comments
Sadly, Bill Leake died of a heart attack two days after his final speech.
by Warwick Marsh - 17/03/2017 - 34 comments
Opening the door a little is the key to opening the door a lot for assisted suicide advocates.
by Paul Russell - 13/03/2017 - 4 comments
I can't say that I am an authority on Wicked camper vans, but I haven't seen any homophobic ones, or violent ones, or racist ones, or misogynist ones.
by Don Aitkin - 10/03/2017 - 37 comments
We should remind ourselves that the problem of ice is occurring despite it being illegal.
by David Leyonhjelm - 6/03/2017 - 15 comments


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