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2015/02/27 22:27
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Some of the nation's top business leaders have turned on Prime Minister Tony Abbott declaring leadership instability is harming confidence, as backbenchers urge the cabinet to end the...
2015/02/27 22:27
2015/02/27 22:27
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2015/02/27 14:15
2015/02/27 14:15
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The Triggs affair could be the tipping point that ends the prime ministership of Tony Abbott. Chris Moraitis, the recently appointed head of the federal Attorney-General's department, comes across as...
2015/02/27 04:53
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Vision Australia calls for mimumum of 14 hours of audio description on Australian TV Vision Australia is calling for TV networks to include an audio description service in order to make their...
2015/02/27 00:17
2015/02/27 00:17
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PRIME Minister Tony Abbott will likely face a fresh challenge to his leadership next week after a number of damaging missteps this month, a political analyst says. NEW rumblings about Mr Abbott's...
2015/02/27 00:12
2015/02/27 00:12
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Prime Minister Tony Abbott has attempted to deflect questions about his leadership, providing a less than confident answer when asked if he expects to hold the job by the end of next week. A besieged...
2015/02/26 00:06
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A prominent Liberal senator has defended his decision not to read a human rights commission report on children in immigration detention. Ian Macdonald also took a swipe at critics who accused him...
2015/02/25 09:44
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MANDURAH, WA: More than two weeks after being banned from taking his wheelchair on board an Air Asia flight, Halls Head man Peter Darch is still waiting to hear from the company. MORE than two weeks...
2015/02/25 06:05
2015/02/25 06:05
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Prime Minister Tony Abbott has stepped up criticism of the nation's human rights chief, taking aim at her decision to recommend a $300,000 compensation payment for a detained murderer. Mr Abbott...
2015/02/25 05:44
2015/02/25 05:44
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Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has directly contradicted Prime Minister Tony Abbott's scathing critique of Australian Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs, heaping praise on the...
2015/02/24 20:46
2015/02/24 20:46
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Australian Human Rights Commission president, Professor Gillian Triggs. Photo: Andrew Meares "I thought you might like to hear a man's voice," Senator Barry O'Sullivan's voice boomed during a fiery...
2015/02/24 11:12
2015/02/24 11:12
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... thought you might like to hear a man's voice," Senator Barry O'Sullivan's voice boomed a fiery Senate Estimates hearing on Tuesday morning. I thought you might like to hear a man's voice," Senator...
2015/02/24 08:36
2015/02/24 08:36
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Share this page There have been five alleged cases of sexual assault of children held offshore on the Pacific island of Nauru Australian asylum Australia is investigating 44 allegations of sexual...
2015/02/24 08:05
2015/02/24 08:05
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A silent and shameful epidemic is rolling on across Australia, behind closed doors and drawn curtains. Just as domestic violence was once an unrecognised scourge so, too, is the abuse of elderly...
2015/02/23 07:26
2015/02/23 07:26
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Fact check: Triggs correct on the length of time children spent in detention The Human Rights Commission's controversial report into children in immigration detention was tabled in the Federal...
2015/02/21 22:11
2015/02/21 22:11
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Would you want the Immigration Minister as your legal guardian? Last week, the Australian Human Rights Commission, in The Forgotten Children: National Inquiry into Children in Immigration Detention...
2015/02/19 05:10
2015/02/19 05:10
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Last week, the Australian Human Rights Commission, in The Forgotten Children: National Inquiry into Children in Immigration Detention report,recommended that an independent guardian be appointed for...
2015/02/18 13:26
2015/02/18 13:26
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MARK COLVIN: A 13-year-old blind boy who started asking the Reserve Bank to print tactile banknotes more than a year ago has seen his campaign pay off. Connor McLeod's idea was sparked when he was...
2015/02/17 07:22
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Sydneysiders more accustomed to seeing declarations of love or advertisements written in the sky were exposed to a more political statement on Tuesday - close Manus Island detention...
2015/02/17 05:24
2015/02/17 05:24
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A woman has lost a bid for compensation after she was sacked by a Catholic Church social services organisation for having too many sexual partners. The woman filed the lawsuit against Brisbane-based...
2015/02/17 03:12
2015/02/17 03:12
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The United Nations has rushed to the defence of Gillian Triggs, urging the federal government to "respect the rule" of law in the protection of human rights and the Australian Human Rights Commission...
2015/02/27 22:27
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