Monthly Archives: August 2019

The Third Chamber furphy!

It was a catchy term coined by a little known blogger to draw attention to his post, written as a contribution to a debate on the desire of Indigenous Australians for a political voice in parliament, as expressed in the … Continue reading

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Coalition Moratorium on Newstart Challenged by Barnaby Joyce.

Barnaby Joyce may be a threat to PM Scott Morrison’s desire for Coalition unity in rejecting widespread calls for increasing the Newstart Allowance to assist the unemployed to find work. But his outspoken support for the measure resonates with regional … Continue reading

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The “Original” Issue that won’t go away!

My hope, shared by many Australians, is for our nation: to formally recognize and respect the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the prior occupants of Australia for an estimated 60,000 years. to allow Indigenous Australians to have a … Continue reading

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