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2014/10/22 06:55
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Until Gough Whitlam won government, the most famous 10 days that shook the world was the October 1917 revolution in Russia. Until Gough Whitlam won government, the most famous 10 days that shook the...
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2014/10/19 20:16
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NON-Koreans need not apply. That is the message from one central Sydney retailer that may have breached the NSW Anti-Discrimination Act with its “Korean speakers only” employment policy. Fashion and...
2014/10/17 14:42
2014/10/17 14:42
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Immigration Minister Scott Morrison has been criticised as the face of the federal government's hardline asylum seekers policy, but he says the emotional challenges of working in this portfolio are...
2014/10/13 11:12
2014/10/13 11:12
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The question of whether 100 children who were born in Australia to asylum seeker parents can be given permanent protection will be heard in the Federal Circuit Court on Tuesday. The question of...
2014/10/13 03:12
2014/10/13 03:12
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Two small coaches pull up outside the Christmas Island mosque, white dust spraying from beneath the wheels in the intense midday heat. The doors slide open and 20 men step out. They are under escort –...
2014/10/12 14:19
2014/10/12 14:19
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Lauren Henley✓ has developed superhero-like powers as she navigates the world of work. Lauren Henley has developed superhero-like powers as she navigates the world of work. Blinded when she was 20,...
2014/10/07 00:42
2014/10/07 00:42
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As the Australian parliament adopts more stringent laws on terrorism and refugees, it is timely to ask how well the government is fulfilling its traditional “freedom” agenda. It famously retreated...
2014/10/05 05:42
2014/10/05 05:42
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The Queensland Muslim community has called for a lower threshold for arrest and increased penalties for people convicted of hate crimes that can be linked to the introduction of national security...
2014/10/03 09:26
2014/10/03 09:26
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Australia's Race Discrimination Commissioner, Dr Tim Soutphommasane, delivered the following speech to the National Conference on the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Refugees, hosted by the Australian...
2014/10/03 02:42
2014/10/03 02:42
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Australia’s domestic intelligence agency would have almost “total control” over the cancellation of passports for people who are considered a security risk under proposed laws which the Australian...
2014/10/02 09:22
2014/10/02 09:22
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A day after her aunt, Dame Marie Bashir, was farewelled as NSW Governor, Sydney barrister Gabrielle Bashir has been appointed to the prestigious ranks of senior counsel. A day after her aunt, Dame...
2014/10/01 07:29
2014/10/01 07:29
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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...
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
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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
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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
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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,...
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