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The Role of the Opposition in #PNG by Hon. Sam Basil

By Hon. Sam Basil, Deputy Leader of the Opposition, Member for Bulolo

One of Papua New Guinea’s most vibrant Leaders of Opposition, the late Iambakey Okuk once stated: the role of the Opposition is to “expose, oppose and depose” the Government-of-the-Day. 1,936 more words

Papua New Guinea

10 Things I Hate About Marriage Inequality. #6: Because it Lets MPs Off the Hook

This reason is closely related to number 6 (“Because Sometimes it Overshadows Other Important LGBTI Issues”), because it too derives from the fact that marriage equality now dominates the Australian LGBTI policy landscape. 925 more words

Registering to Vote - What’s changed?

This post is by way of a public information service.

I was astonished to receive an e-mail today, which suggested that there were significant changes to the way people register to vote and that these were coming into effect now. 770 more words

Politics In Context

The Illegitimate Child of Elections

As public confidence declines representation becomes bastardized (lower in condition or worth).

Voter turnout has declined from 79% of registered voters in 1958/1962 to 61% in 2011 with only 25% of youth(under25) casting a ballot. 311 more words