Former archbishop fights calls to quit for failing to sack paedophile. The governor general of Australia, the Rt Rev Peter Hollingworth, is ignoring calls to resign after the publication yesterday of a report which found he had “acted inappropriately” by refusing to sack a paedophile priest in 1995, when he was the Anglican Archbishop of Brisbane. 567 more words
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I write in response to the letter by Mr Alan Howard of Strathfieldsaye on April 3… 270 more words
The Australian Prime Minster Tony Abbott has recently reinstated the honours system by bestowing the title of Dame on the outgoing Governor General. Though I have some conservative views in my politics I have never been a fan of the antiquated class system that existed for centuries in England and some of its commonwealth countries. 1,042 more words
Hello year 12s and welcome to a very relevant section of your course – The Executive.
You should easily be able to tell me what sections of the constitution are related to the executive, what chapters, whether they are effective in their role and most importantly….how they are appointed. 103 more words
Australia is saying goodbye to our first female Governor-General, Her Excellency Ms Bryce AC, and swearing-in General Peter Cosgrove AC MC (Retd) as the new Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia. 238 more words