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Solomon Islands disaster exposes Australia’s real agenda in the Pacific

The response of the Australian and New Zealand governments and other Pacific powers to the crisis underscores their utter indifference to the plight of the country’s ordinary working people.

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Human Rights

Concerned about privatisation of unis?

Proposal appeared in the same report that suggested new fees on students and the ditching of goals to increase access to unis for disadvantaged students, although it hasn’t received much coverage yet (I’ll talk about it more when it does). 31 more words

Funding for Students with Disability and Learning Difficulties

A Dialogue reader has asked how the level of support for individual students with learning difficulties will be measured under the new funding arrangements. 

Students with learning difficulties and those with disability are treated differently. 311 more words

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Aboriginal Australian Marriage Customs

Aboriginal Australians have very intricate marriage laws. The kinship system, where everyone is related, creates complexity within their society. The members are sorted with names used in each horde, and relatives-in-law are placed in the same horde as consanguineal relatives ( 811 more words

Miscellaneous

Retirement age of 70 on radar: Hockey | The Courier-Mail

This should also apply to all ex parliament Members.Their pension should not start until they reach the age of 70.

Why should we be paying them a pension for life, when no other job gives this. 332 more words

Newmans Laws

Environmentalists are repulsed from being in Government by all that paperwork. That doesn’t mean the Majority, wouldn’t change their whole life to protect the Ancient Forests.

Queensland Constitution & your rights ,Brian Shaw

Queensland Constitution Act 1867
http://www.legislation.qld.gov.au/LEG…
Requirement for referendum
53 Certain measures to be supported by referendum
(1) A Bill that expressly or impliedly provides for the abolition of… 735 more words

Human Rights