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Abuse and Neglect Offshore – Senate Recommendations IGNORED


12 September 2016: Australian Senate referred the matters of ABUSE, SELF-HARM and NEGLECT OF PEOPLE SEEKING ASYLUM HELD ON NAURU AND MANUS ISLAND to  528 more words

Work for the Dole 'should be scrapped', say family of teen who died while working for the program

ABC News | The Signal Chris Dengate, Stephen Smiley 19 April 2018

The Work for the Dole program is a “sham”, putting young job seekers in unsafe and potentially deadly situations, say unions, lawyers and the family of a teenager who was killed on a Queensland worksite two years ago. 37 more words

Forensic Pathology

Semi-Parliamentary Government, in Australia and beyond

Are the Australian systems of government, at state and federal levels, “parliamentary”? Most scholars certainly think so, but there have long been disagreeing voices.

A parliamentary system of government requires that the legislature can dismiss government at any time and even for purely political reasons. 723 more words

Parliamentary Politics

9 Apr 2018 (TheAge,SMH) - LNG to drive record $230b in energy exports

(9 April 2018, The Age, Business, p23, Cole Latimer)

‘Australia will reach a record $230 billion in energy exports this financial year driven by an LNG and oil boom. 50 more words

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Peter Dutton's Australia … will it make you happy??

  1. Our Uber driver a few nights ago travelled to Australia on a boat, the last leg of his journey from Afghanistan where his opposition to the Taliban meant he had no choice but to escape.
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Care Packages for Nauru – a practical way to help

“Like many Australians, we’re appalled by the Australian Government’s treatment of these innocent people. But while our MPs have turned their backs on them, we haven’t.”

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