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Recent polls suggest most Australians support vaccine passports. History is however littered with examples of a temporary popular opinion being dead wrong.
More importantly, it is good for the community but needs to avoid turning into a public shaming pile-on.
by Rob Cover - 6/09/2021 - 7 comments
Vaccine apartheid, whether proposed by governments or various commercial and not-for profits serves no good point. And if there is no point, then it is an infringement on basic human rights.
by Graham Young - 3/09/2021 - 51 comments
But media say the NSW Government refused to move the border into the Tweed to help locals caught up in the border restrictions. It's this refusal that could be the trigger for a class action lawsuit.
by Bruce Simmonds - 26/08/2021 - 6 comments
At the outset, I wish to make the point that in the context of this article, I equate 'media bias' with 'Christian media persecution' – in effect persecution through the 'denial' of the truth.
by Greg Bondar - 24/08/2021 - 11 comments
It's easy to stand with the crowd. It takes courage to stand alone. Clarrie Briese showed us how.
by Jonathan J. Ariel - 20/08/2021 - 4 comments
As a refugee child from a Communist Dictatorship Regime, a lawyer, law lecturer, human rights advocate and lobbyist, I've had some legal concerns in relation to the current lock-downs.
by Andrea Tokaji - 11/08/2021 - 22 comments
Massoud's counsel brought up a classic 1669 Common Law case of 'Tuberville v Savage', where it was held that a threat cannot be a threat when it expressly stipulates it won't be carried out.
Indonesia's large business cooperatives claim their success is due to a focus on caring for their members: but fraud is rife.
by Bitra Suyatno - 29/07/2021 - 3 comments
Fraudulent financing and investment activities have cost Indonesia around AUS$ 13.2 billion in the last ten years.
by Bitra Suyatno - 20/07/2021 - 4 comments
With the notable exception of Fiji where democracy was sadly derailed by military coups, parliamentary democracy has largely survived, with imperfections.
by Jeffrey Wall - 19/07/2021 - 10 comments
Throughout Australia's longest war, locally engaged Afghans including interpreters, aid workers and other staff, were crucial to every aspect of what we set out to achieve.
by Stuart McCarthy - 8/07/2021 - 20 comments


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