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2014/09/30 22:05
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IMAGINE a life wracked with anxiety and depression. Surrounded by people with lips sewn shut on hunger strikes or suffering terrifying flashbacks. Where any night you could be woken with a torch in...
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2014/09/29 01:42
2014/09/29 01:42
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There has been a recent hash out of an old debate about whether Australia should ban Muslim women from observing Islamic practices of face veiling. The burqa, a head-to-toe whole body covering, has...
2014/09/26 23:27
2014/09/26 23:27
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Former Federal Speaker Peter Slipper made racist comments about his staff and compared female employees to genitalia, a former staff member has claimed. Former Federal Speaker Peter Slipper made...
2014/09/26 20:13
2014/09/26 20:13
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FORMER Federal Speaker Peter Slipper made racist comments about his staff and compared female employees to genitalia, a former staff member has claimed. In a series of explosive allegations lodged...
2014/09/24 13:15
2014/09/24 13:15
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A deaf student who was denied access to a note-taking aide is suing TAFE Illawarra for discrimination. A deaf student who was denied access to a note-taking aide is suing TAFE Illawarra for...
2014/09/23 07:26
2014/09/23 07:26
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Pregnancy and Childbirth A baby girl has entered the world in a hurry on the side of one of Melbourne's busiest freeways. A coroner has referred a midwife to a the NSW Health Care Complaints...
2014/09/23 01:55
2014/09/23 01:55
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... don't deserve to be treated like this," administrator tells Indian Ocean Territories. The federal government holds the people of Christmas and Cocos Islands in "contempt", according to the...
2014/09/22 02:16
2014/09/22 02:16
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A BLIND man left fuming after Optus refused his request for a mobile phone because he didn’t have a driver’s licence has taken his complaint to the Australian Human Rights Commission. Even more...
2014/09/19 11:29
2014/09/19 11:29
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FOR Michelle*, something that many women take for granted was a hard battle. It took five years and medical intervention before her home pregnancy test finally showed a positive result. Excitedly,...
2014/09/18 19:11
2014/09/18 19:11
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ROYAL Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) has been jointly awarded first prize in the Australian Communications Consumer Action network (ACCAN) and the Australian Human Rights Commission...
2014/09/17 05:34
2014/09/17 05:34
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A RELUCTANCE by employers to hire ageing baby boomers is costing the nation billions of dollars each year, Age Discrimination Commissioner Susan Ryan reckons. MS Ryan, a pre baby-boomer, has launched...
2014/09/17 03:15
2014/09/17 03:15
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Age Discrimination Commissioner Susan Ryan says Australians approaching 50 years of age should have scheduled "career check-ups" just as they would have a regular health check-up, to prevent...
2014/09/13 14:24
2014/09/13 14:24
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Island influx: Christmas Island's main port at Flying Fish Cove. Photo: Tony McDonough The plight of asylum seekers has made the one-time sleepy outpost of Christmas Island front-page news. But how...
2014/09/10 00:12
2014/09/10 00:12
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Ariak wanted to fly. Hallucinating and disorientated, he climbed on to the roof of Villawood detention centre in Sydney. But 24 hours later Ariak couldn’t even see the sky. Instead he spent the next...
2014/09/09 22:42
2014/09/09 22:42
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Former Labor immigration minister Chris Bowen said the Manus Island detention centre was not appropriate for children but was advised by intelligence agencies, including ASIO to publicise a "blanket...
2014/09/09 03:45
2014/09/09 03:45
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The competition, launched earlier this year, is described as Australia’s first and only competition for accessible mobile apps. The competition aims to raise awareness of issues faced by people with...
2014/09/08 00:21
2014/09/08 00:21
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EXCLUSIVE: Strapped in and locked up: Shocking photos reveal how autistic children are treated in Australian schools Tracey Hayes has photos of her twin boys strapped to chairs at Monash Special...
2014/09/06 04:26
2014/09/06 04:26
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ELIZABETH JACKSON: The federal sex discrimination commissioner Elizabeth Broderick says she has a lot to do over the next 12 months to promote gender equality. The former lawyer has just had her term...
2014/09/05 21:19
2014/09/05 21:19
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Tony Abbott's core promise in the last two elections has been to stop the boats. Arithmetically, this has been all but delivered by Immigration Minister Scott Morrison. Stopping the boats has been...
2014/09/05 08:36
2014/09/05 08:36
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OLDER Australians could soon be without an independent commissioner for their rights, after a political reshuffle at the Australian Human Rights Commission. Attorney-General George Brandis on Friday...
2014/09/30 22:05
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