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WA Today
National News Headlines | Latest Australian Breaking NewsSaturday marks 12 years since the Howard government amended the Marriage Act to
National News Headlines | Latest Australian Breaking News
WA Today / Posted 2 hours ago
Saturday marks 12 years since the Howard government amended the Marriage Act to exclude same-sex couples. Gay marriage wasn't even really on the radar here, but the big concern was that people who got hitched overseas would seek to have that... Read more
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The Age
Which public servant received an 'insulting' $3 annual bonus?executives are not only less likely to get bonuses – about 70 per cent received
Which public servant received an 'insulting' $3 annual bonus?
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
executives are not only less likely to get bonuses – about 70 per cent received them in the last year of the Howard government, compared with 7 per cent last year – they are also losing other perks. Only two in three had a work... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Which public servant received an 'insulting' $3 annual bonus?executives are not only less likely to get bonuses – about 70 per cent received
Which public servant received an 'insulting' $3 annual bonus?
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
executives are not only less likely to get bonuses – about 70 per cent received them in the last year of the Howard government, compared with 7 per cent last year – they are also losing other perks. Only two in three had a work... Read more
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Junkee
Junk Explained: Are We Finally Getting Closer To Marriage Equality?if it passes, fails or isn’t held at all? The Fight For Marriage Equality Has
Junk Explained: Are We Finally Getting Closer To Marriage Equality?
Junkee / Posted 2 days ago
if it passes, fails or isn’t held at all? The Fight For Marriage Equality Has Been One Long Campaign Back in 2004 the Howard government amended the Marriage Act to explicitly rule out same-sex marriage. The amendment added a section to the Act... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Live exports controlled by 'small band of multinational companies', say Bidda Jones and Julian Davies1975, battery hens and sow pens were not yet public issues. Even so, the fate o
Live exports controlled by 'small band of multinational companies', say Bidda Jones and Julian Davies
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
1975, battery hens and sow pens were not yet public issues. Even so, the fate of live cattle is far from a new concern, the Howard government suspending sending live cattle to Egypt in 2006 following television footage showing mistreatment of the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Labor MP cites friend's HIV as reason for opposing euthanasiaNational Press Club in Canberra, Andrew Denton had said the forces behind the r
Labor MP cites friend's HIV as reason for opposing euthanasia
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
National Press Club in Canberra, Andrew Denton had said the forces behind the repeal of NT assisted death laws by the John Howard government in 1996 and the removal of the right of territories to create such laws were "still in play". "The joint... Read more
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The Age
The boys who killed James Bulgerhe'd fathered a child, that he was living with his gay partner in Australia. (T
The boys who killed James Bulger
The Age / Posted 7 days ago
he'd fathered a child, that he was living with his gay partner in Australia. (The latter rumour was so persistent that the Howard government was moved to specifically deny it in 2006.) Venables has proved more problematic. At 17, while still... Read more
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Canberra Times
The boys who killed James Bulgerhe'd fathered a child, that he was living with his gay partner in Australia. (T
The boys who killed James Bulger
Canberra Times / Posted 7 days ago
he'd fathered a child, that he was living with his gay partner in Australia. (The latter rumour was so persistent that the Howard government was moved to specifically deny it in 2006.) Venables has proved more problematic. At 17, while still... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Stoush looms over GST carveGST IS CARVED UP BETWEEN THE STATES/TERRITORIES * The GST is Australia’s gener
Stoush looms over GST carve
Daily Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
GST IS CARVED UP BETWEEN THE STATES/TERRITORIES * The GST is Australia’s general consumption tax, introduced by the Howard government in 2000. * The 10 per cent impost on about half purchased goods and services raises about $57 billion a... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Stoush looms over GST carve-upGST IS CARVED UP BETWEEN THE STATES/TERRITORIES * The GST is Australia’s gener
Stoush looms over GST carve-up
Adelaide Now / Posted 10 days ago
GST IS CARVED UP BETWEEN THE STATES/TERRITORIES * The GST is Australia’s general consumption tax, introduced by the Howard government in 2000. * The 10 per cent impost on about half purchased goods and services raises about $57 billion a... Read more
3 related stories
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Herald Sun
Stoush looms over GST carve-upGST IS CARVED UP BETWEEN THE STATES/TERRITORIES * The GST is Australia’s gener
Stoush looms over GST carve-up
Herald Sun / Posted 10 days ago
GST IS CARVED UP BETWEEN THE STATES/TERRITORIES * The GST is Australia’s general consumption tax, introduced by the Howard government in 2000. * The 10 per cent impost on about half purchased goods and services raises about $57 billion a... Read more
3 related stories
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The Courier Mail
Stoush looms over GST carveGST IS CARVED UP BETWEEN THE STATES/TERRITORIES * The GST is Australia’s gener
Stoush looms over GST carve
The Courier Mail / Posted 10 days ago
GST IS CARVED UP BETWEEN THE STATES/TERRITORIES * The GST is Australia’s general consumption tax, introduced by the Howard government in 2000. * The 10 per cent impost on about half purchased goods and services raises about $57 billion a... Read more
3 related stories
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The Age
Labor rules out raising GST rate againwith agreement from state and territory Labor governments across Australia. "I
Labor rules out raising GST rate again
The Age / Posted 10 days ago
with agreement from state and territory Labor governments across Australia. "I think this is just a fear campaign that the Howard government started. It is not a rational fear campaign. We have ruled out any increases in the GST. There will be no... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Labor rules out raising GST rate againwith agreement from state and territory Labor governments across Australia. "I
Labor rules out raising GST rate again
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 10 days ago
with agreement from state and territory Labor governments across Australia. "I think this is just a fear campaign that the Howard government started. It is not a rational fear campaign. We have ruled out any increases in the GST. There will be no... Read more
2 related stories
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Canberra Times
Labor rules out raising GST rate againwith agreement from state and territory Labor governments across Australia. "I
Labor rules out raising GST rate again
Canberra Times / Posted 10 days ago
with agreement from state and territory Labor governments across Australia. "I think this is just a fear campaign that the Howard government started. It is not a rational fear campaign. We have ruled out any increases in the GST. There will be no... Read more
2 related stories
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Brisbane Times
National News Headlines | Latest Australian Breaking NewsSaturday marks 12 years since the Howard government amended the Marriage Act to
National News Headlines | Latest Australian Breaking News
Brisbane Times / Posted 11 days ago
Saturday marks 12 years since the Howard government amended the Marriage Act to exclude same-sex couples. Gay marriage wasn't even really on the radar here, but the big concern was that people who got hitched overseas would seek to have that... Read more
12 related stories
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Brisbane Times
12 years after gay marriage was banned, families reflect on the joys they have missed"It didn't feel strange or awkward, but it would have been nice to have them th
12 years after gay marriage was banned, families reflect on the joys they have missed
Brisbane Times / Posted 11 days ago
"It didn't feel strange or awkward, but it would have been nice to have them there." This weekend marks 12 years since the Howard government amended the Marriage Act to exclude same-sex couples. In the years since, countless gay and lesbian couples... Read more
12 related stories
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Northern Daily Leader
12 years after gay marriage was banned, families reflect on the joys they have missedSaturday marks 12 years since the Howard government amended the Marriage Act to
12 years after gay marriage was banned, families reflect on the joys they have missed
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 12 days ago
Saturday marks 12 years since the Howard government amended the Marriage Act to exclude same-sex couples. Gay marriage wasn't even really on the radar here, but the big concern was that people who got hitched overseas would seek to have that... Read more
12 related stories
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The Young Witness
12 years after gay marriage was banned, families reflect on the joys they have missedSaturday marks 12 years since the Howard government amended the Marriage Act to
12 years after gay marriage was banned, families reflect on the joys they have missed
The Young Witness / Posted 12 days ago
Saturday marks 12 years since the Howard government amended the Marriage Act to exclude same-sex couples. Gay marriage wasn't even really on the radar here, but the big concern was that people who got hitched overseas would seek to have that... Read more
12 related stories
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Western Advocate
12 years after gay marriage was banned, families reflect on the joys they have missedSaturday marks 12 years since the Howard government amended the Marriage Act to
12 years after gay marriage was banned, families reflect on the joys they have missed
Western Advocate / Posted 12 days ago
Saturday marks 12 years since the Howard government amended the Marriage Act to exclude same-sex couples. Gay marriage wasn't even really on the radar here, but the big concern was that people who got hitched overseas would seek to have that... Read more
12 related stories
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Kiama Independent
12 years after gay marriage was banned, families reflect on the joys they have missedSaturday marks 12 years since the Howard government amended the Marriage Act to
12 years after gay marriage was banned, families reflect on the joys they have missed
Kiama Independent / Posted 12 days ago
Saturday marks 12 years since the Howard government amended the Marriage Act to exclude same-sex couples. Gay marriage wasn't even really on the radar here, but the big concern was that people who got hitched overseas would seek to have that... Read more
12 related stories
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Manning River Times
12 years after gay marriage was banned, families reflect on the joys they have missedSaturday marks 12 years since the Howard government amended the Marriage Act to
12 years after gay marriage was banned, families reflect on the joys they have missed
Manning River Times / Posted 12 days ago
Saturday marks 12 years since the Howard government amended the Marriage Act to exclude same-sex couples. Gay marriage wasn't even really on the radar here, but the big concern was that people who got hitched overseas would seek to have that... Read more
12 related stories
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Goondiwindi Argus
12 years after gay marriage was banned, families reflect on the joys they have missedSaturday marks 12 years since the Howard government amended the Marriage Act to
12 years after gay marriage was banned, families reflect on the joys they have missed
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 12 days ago
Saturday marks 12 years since the Howard government amended the Marriage Act to exclude same-sex couples. Gay marriage wasn't even really on the radar here, but the big concern was that people who got hitched overseas would seek to have that... Read more
12 related stories
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The North West Star
12 years after gay marriage was banned, families reflect on the joys they have missedSaturday marks 12 years since the Howard government amended the Marriage Act to
12 years after gay marriage was banned, families reflect on the joys they have missed
The North West Star / Posted 12 days ago
Saturday marks 12 years since the Howard government amended the Marriage Act to exclude same-sex couples. Gay marriage wasn't even really on the radar here, but the big concern was that people who got hitched overseas would seek to have that... Read more
12 related stories
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Daily Liberal
12 years after gay marriage was banned, families reflect on the joys they have missedSaturday marks 12 years since the Howard government amended the Marriage Act to
12 years after gay marriage was banned, families reflect on the joys they have missed
Daily Liberal / Posted 12 days ago
Saturday marks 12 years since the Howard government amended the Marriage Act to exclude same-sex couples. Gay marriage wasn't even really on the radar here, but the big concern was that people who got hitched overseas would seek to have that... Read more
12 related stories
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Illawarra Mercury
12 years after gay marriage was banned, families reflect on the joys they have missedSaturday marks 12 years since the Howard government amended the Marriage Act to
12 years after gay marriage was banned, families reflect on the joys they have missed
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 12 days ago
Saturday marks 12 years since the Howard government amended the Marriage Act to exclude same-sex couples. Gay marriage wasn't even really on the radar here, but the big concern was that people who got hitched overseas would seek to have that... Read more
12 related stories
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The Age
National News Headlines | Latest Australian Breaking NewsSaturday marks 12 years since the Howard government amended the Marriage Act to
National News Headlines | Latest Australian Breaking News
The Age / Posted 12 days ago
Saturday marks 12 years since the Howard government amended the Marriage Act to exclude same-sex couples. Gay marriage wasn't even really on the radar here, but the big concern was that people who got hitched overseas would seek to have that... Read more
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The Age
12 years after gay marriage was banned, families reflect on the joys they have missed"It didn't feel strange or awkward, but it would have been nice to have them th
12 years after gay marriage was banned, families reflect on the joys they have missed
The Age / Posted 12 days ago
"It didn't feel strange or awkward, but it would have been nice to have them there." This weekend marks 12 years since the Howard government amended the Marriage Act to exclude same-sex couples. In the years since, countless gay and lesbian couples... Read more
12 related stories
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Sydney Morning Herald
National News Headlines | Latest Australian Breaking NewsSaturday marks 12 years since the Howard government amended the Marriage Act to
National News Headlines | Latest Australian Breaking News
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 12 days ago
Saturday marks 12 years since the Howard government amended the Marriage Act to exclude same-sex couples. Gay marriage wasn't even really on the radar here, but the big concern was that people who got hitched overseas would seek to have that... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
12 years after gay marriage was banned, families reflect on the joys they have missed"It didn't feel strange or awkward, but it would have been nice to have them th
12 years after gay marriage was banned, families reflect on the joys they have missed
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 12 days ago
"It didn't feel strange or awkward, but it would have been nice to have them there." This weekend marks 12 years since the Howard government amended the Marriage Act to exclude same-sex couples. In the years since, countless gay and lesbian couples... Read more
12 related stories
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Daily Telegraph
Bizarre fate of our Olympic iconsOil’s Closing Ceremony outfits and their politically fuelled music were strong
Bizarre fate of our Olympic icons
Daily Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
Oil’s Closing Ceremony outfits and their politically fuelled music were strong statements to Australia and the then Howard Government. The band kept the outfits a secret from organisers before stepping onto the stage, and said the reception... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Denton decries ‘Catholic conspiracy’the National Press Club in Canberra today, Denton said the forces behind the re
Denton decries ‘Catholic conspiracy’
Adelaide Now / Posted 15 days ago
the National Press Club in Canberra today, Denton said the forces behind the repeal of NT assisted death laws by the John Howard government in 1996 — and the subsequent removal of the right of territories to create such laws — “are still in... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Denton decries ‘Catholic conspiracy’the National Press Club in Canberra today, Denton said the forces behind the re
Denton decries ‘Catholic conspiracy’
The Courier Mail / Posted 15 days ago
the National Press Club in Canberra today, Denton said the forces behind the repeal of NT assisted death laws by the John Howard government in 1996 — and the subsequent removal of the right of territories to create such laws — “are still in... Read more
17 related stories
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Sydney Morning Herald
The boys who killed James Bulgerhe'd fathered a child, that he was living with his gay partner in Australia. (T
The boys who killed James Bulger
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 15 days ago
he'd fathered a child, that he was living with his gay partner in Australia. (The latter rumour was so persistent that the Howard government was moved to specifically deny it in 2006.) Venables has proved more problematic. At 17, while still... Read more
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Weekly Times
Trade turbo-chargersin human capital is every bit as important as improvements in productivity. An
Trade turbo-chargers
Weekly Times / Posted 15 days ago
in human capital is every bit as important as improvements in productivity. An overhaul of immigration policy saw the Howard government implement a “skilled migration” scheme. The Federal Government has since added 40 agriculture-related... Read more
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The North West Star
Alleged Timor war crimes forgotten as ministers fly in for Bali terror summitin the months before and days after the referendum and about 500,000 were force
Alleged Timor war crimes forgotten as ministers fly in for Bali terror summit
The North West Star / Posted 15 days ago
in the months before and days after the referendum and about 500,000 were forced to flee from their homes. The former Howard government supported self-determination for East Timor and Australia led the UN-backed International Force for East... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Alleged Timor war crimes forgotten as ministers fly in for Bali terror summitin the months before and days after the referendum and about 500,000 were force
Alleged Timor war crimes forgotten as ministers fly in for Bali terror summit
Daily Liberal / Posted 15 days ago
in the months before and days after the referendum and about 500,000 were forced to flee from their homes. The former Howard government supported self-determination for East Timor and Australia led the UN-backed International Force for East... Read more
37 related stories
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The Border Mail
Alleged Timor war crimes forgotten as ministers fly in for Bali terror summitin the months before and days after the referendum and about 500,000 were force
Alleged Timor war crimes forgotten as ministers fly in for Bali terror summit
The Border Mail / Posted 15 days ago
in the months before and days after the referendum and about 500,000 were forced to flee from their homes. The former Howard government supported self-determination for East Timor and Australia led the UN-backed International Force for East... Read more
37 related stories
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Illawarra Mercury
Alleged Timor war crimes forgotten as ministers fly in for Bali terror summitin the months before and days after the referendum and about 500,000 were force
Alleged Timor war crimes forgotten as ministers fly in for Bali terror summit
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 15 days ago
in the months before and days after the referendum and about 500,000 were forced to flee from their homes. The former Howard government supported self-determination for East Timor and Australia led the UN-backed International Force for East... Read more
37 related stories
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The Courier
Alleged Timor war crimes forgotten as ministers fly in for Bali terror summitin the months before and days after the referendum and about 500,000 were force
Alleged Timor war crimes forgotten as ministers fly in for Bali terror summit
The Courier / Posted 15 days ago
in the months before and days after the referendum and about 500,000 were forced to flee from their homes. The former Howard government supported self-determination for East Timor and Australia led the UN-backed International Force for East... Read more
37 related stories
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Northern Daily Leader
Alleged Timor war crimes forgotten as ministers fly in for Bali terror summitin the months before and days after the referendum and about 500,000 were force
Alleged Timor war crimes forgotten as ministers fly in for Bali terror summit
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 15 days ago
in the months before and days after the referendum and about 500,000 were forced to flee from their homes. The former Howard government supported self-determination for East Timor and Australia led the UN-backed International Force for East... Read more
37 related stories
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The Young Witness
Alleged Timor war crimes forgotten as ministers fly in for Bali terror summitin the months before and days after the referendum and about 500,000 were force
Alleged Timor war crimes forgotten as ministers fly in for Bali terror summit
The Young Witness / Posted 15 days ago
in the months before and days after the referendum and about 500,000 were forced to flee from their homes. The former Howard government supported self-determination for East Timor and Australia led the UN-backed International Force for East... Read more
37 related stories
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Western Advocate
Alleged Timor war crimes forgotten as ministers fly in for Bali terror summitin the months before and days after the referendum and about 500,000 were force
Alleged Timor war crimes forgotten as ministers fly in for Bali terror summit
Western Advocate / Posted 15 days ago
in the months before and days after the referendum and about 500,000 were forced to flee from their homes. The former Howard government supported self-determination for East Timor and Australia led the UN-backed International Force for East... Read more
37 related stories
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Kiama Independent
Alleged Timor war crimes forgotten as ministers fly in for Bali terror summitin the months before and days after the referendum and about 500,000 were force
Alleged Timor war crimes forgotten as ministers fly in for Bali terror summit
Kiama Independent / Posted 15 days ago
in the months before and days after the referendum and about 500,000 were forced to flee from their homes. The former Howard government supported self-determination for East Timor and Australia led the UN-backed International Force for East... Read more
37 related stories
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Manning River Times
Alleged Timor war crimes forgotten as ministers fly in for Bali terror summitin the months before and days after the referendum and about 500,000 were force
Alleged Timor war crimes forgotten as ministers fly in for Bali terror summit
Manning River Times / Posted 15 days ago
in the months before and days after the referendum and about 500,000 were forced to flee from their homes. The former Howard government supported self-determination for East Timor and Australia led the UN-backed International Force for East... Read more
37 related stories
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Goondiwindi Argus
Alleged Timor war crimes forgotten as ministers fly in for Bali terror summitin the months before and days after the referendum and about 500,000 were force
Alleged Timor war crimes forgotten as ministers fly in for Bali terror summit
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 15 days ago
in the months before and days after the referendum and about 500,000 were forced to flee from their homes. The former Howard government supported self-determination for East Timor and Australia led the UN-backed International Force for East... Read more
37 related stories
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Brisbane Times
Alleged Timor war crimes forgotten as ministers fly in for Bali terror summitabout 500,000 were forced to flee from their homes. Wiranto was chief of the In
Alleged Timor war crimes forgotten as ministers fly in for Bali terror summit
Brisbane Times / Posted 15 days ago
about 500,000 were forced to flee from their homes. Wiranto was chief of the Indonesian armed forces in 1999. The former Howard government supported self-determination for East Timor and Australia led the UN-backed International Force for East... Read more
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WA Today
Alleged Timor war crimes forgotten as ministers fly in for Bali terror summitabout 500,000 were forced to flee from their homes. Wiranto was chief of the In
Alleged Timor war crimes forgotten as ministers fly in for Bali terror summit
WA Today / Posted 15 days ago
about 500,000 were forced to flee from their homes. Wiranto was chief of the Indonesian armed forces in 1999. The former Howard government supported self-determination for East Timor and Australia led the UN-backed International Force for East... Read more
37 related stories
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The Age
Alleged Timor war crimes forgotten as ministers fly in for Bali terror summitabout 500,000 were forced to flee from their homes. Wiranto was chief of the In
Alleged Timor war crimes forgotten as ministers fly in for Bali terror summit
The Age / Posted 15 days ago
about 500,000 were forced to flee from their homes. Wiranto was chief of the Indonesian armed forces in 1999. The former Howard government supported self-determination for East Timor and Australia led the UN-backed International Force for East... Read more
37 related stories
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Sydney Morning Herald
Alleged Timor war crimes forgotten as ministers fly in for Bali terror summitabout 500,000 were forced to flee from their homes. Wiranto was chief of the In
Alleged Timor war crimes forgotten as ministers fly in for Bali terror summit
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 15 days ago
about 500,000 were forced to flee from their homes. Wiranto was chief of the Indonesian armed forces in 1999. The former Howard government supported self-determination for East Timor and Australia led the UN-backed International Force for East... Read more
37 related stories
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