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Australia blocks another 59 popular pirate sites

I’m not disputing that piracy is wrong, but Australia really gets screwed over by entertainment producers and promoters.

Often we get either or both of these – the so-called Australia Tax. 32 more words


Bougainville News : Carteret Islands : The world’s first relocations due to #climatechange

 ” With an indigenous population of 2700 on seven small islands with a maximum elevation of just 1.5 metres above sea level, there are few other places on Earth where the injustice of global warming is more apparent than on the Carteret Islands. 1,385 more words

Government Of Bougainville

Intercountry Adoption Australia; Ad hoc Adoptions


Dear Adele

Our department is the Australian central authority for intercountry adoption under the Hague Convention on Protection of Children and Co-operation in respect of Intercountry Adoption… 410 more words

Adoption Legislation

8 August 2017: Opportunity for Government, or for Litigation?

Australia is supposed to have seventy-six Senators: right now we have no more than seventy-four, possibly only seventy-two, and possibly far fewer, because of application of s44 of the Australian Constitution.   644 more words


Messages from Manus

Last night, people gathered around the country in more than 56 vigils, to mark four years of the current offshore detention regime.

Here is the message they were sent by men in the Manus camp. 248 more words

Australian Asylum Seeker Policy

Interview with Mojgan's school principal

I went to Yeronga State High School this week to find out from Jessica Walker how Mojgan Shamsalipoor’s visa application was progressing – the news was not good. 192 more words

Australian Asylum Seeker Policy