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2014/11/26 23:48
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Prominent Australians have united to release a song urging the federal government to release children from its detention centres. The single, titled We're Better Than This, features musicians Darren...
2014/11/26 23:48
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2014/11/26 20:50
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Google has agreed to take down links to a website that promotes racist views of indigenous Australians. Aboriginal man Steve Hodder-Watt recently discovered the US-based site by searching "Aboriginal...
2014/11/26 00:26
2014/11/26 00:26
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Australian actor Bryan Brown launches campaign against holding asylum seeker children in detention A group of prominent Australians are lending their voices to a campaign to end the practice of...
2014/11/26 00:04
2014/11/26 00:04
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EMPLOYERS should be able to pay women higher rates of superannuation than their male colleagues without breaching anti-discrimination laws, according to the peak body representing the superannuation...
2014/11/25 19:52
2014/11/25 19:52
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The Senate's legal and constitutional affairs committee has backed Government plans to dissolve the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC), suggesting only minor administrative...
2014/11/24 05:26
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NICK GRIMM: The board of one of Australia's largest disability providers, the Victorian-based Yooralla organisation, has today announced the resignation of its chief executive officer. While the...
2014/11/21 07:17
2014/11/21 07:17
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CAMPAIGNERS for social justice, the gay community and asylum seekers have been short-listed for the 2014 Human Rights Medal. Four high-achieving Australians made the short-list for the Australian...
2014/11/21 06:24
2014/11/21 06:24
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Australian Public Service Commissioner Stephen Sedgwick. Photo: Katherine Griffiths Prime Minister Tony Abbott has confirmed Public Service Commissioner Stephen Sedgwick will finish his term next...
2014/11/18 13:19
2014/11/18 13:19
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Unlikely high profile Australian celebrities have come together with a simple message to the Australian government: remove children from immigration detention. High profile Australian sports stars,...
2014/11/16 23:55
2014/11/16 23:55
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Asylum Seeker Resource Centre chief believes life experience greatest teacher Kon Karapanagiotidis may have built a career on helping others, but the chief executive of Melbourne's Asylum Seeker...
2014/11/14 05:57
2014/11/14 05:57
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PLANS to fast-track decisions on almost 30,000 asylum seekers who have been held in Australia's detention centres for more than two years could breach the nation's human obligations. That was the...
2014/11/12 21:34
2014/11/12 21:34
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PETER Slipper will come face-to-face with one of the people he has accused of masterminding his demise in a New South Wales federal court today. Karen Doane, his former media adviser, will meet the...
2014/11/12 09:28
2014/11/12 09:28
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The G20 People's Summit gets under way on Wednesday, November 12, with a full program comprising 20 events at five locations around Brisbane. The G20 People's Summit gets under way on Wednesday,...
2014/11/10 09:52
2014/11/10 09:52
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Proposal ‘unworkable’ in current form. The president of the Australian Human Rights Commission has revealed that the Government never consulted with her agency before handing down a budget plan that...
2014/11/10 08:57
2014/11/10 08:57
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A NEW Privacy Commissioner will not be independent of government unless the commissioner does not report directly to the Attorney-General, the head of the Australian Human Rights Commission said on...
2014/11/09 20:52
2014/11/09 20:52
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Senate committee to report on proposed disbanding. The state counterparts of Australia's Information Commissioner have stepped up to support the continuation of the OAIC as legislation to disband the...
2014/11/09 03:46
2014/11/09 03:46
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Having access to websites has been an ongoing battle for Bruce Maguire. Photo: Australian Human Rights Commission Most Australians look back at the Sydney Olympics with pride. But for Bruce Maguire,...
2014/11/05 22:16
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Gisele Mesnage and her guide dog, D'Artagnan. Photo: Cole Bennetts Gisele Mesnage's vision impairment has not prevented her from travelling, completing a university degree or writing a play but...
2014/11/03 11:37
2014/11/03 11:37
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In the 54-page document to the Committee to the Convention against Torture, People With Disability Australia (PWDA) calls for a royal commission to “undertake a comprehensive public inquiry into the...
2014/10/30 00:16
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BEFORE Nicole Holmes leaves the house each morning, she collects what she calls her “toolbox” of aides to help get her through the day. “There’s my cane, my guide dog, my iPhone’s GPS and the research...
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