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Manning River Times
John Alexander apologises for 'inappropriate' rape jokeutterly unacceptable," Mr Turnbull said. "There is no place for joking about vi
Manning River Times / Posted 3 minutes ago
utterly unacceptable," Mr Turnbull said. "There is no place for joking about violence against women." Opposition Leader Bill Shorten said the comments were "crass, stupid and wrong" and the apology was "22 years late". The video was uploaded by... Read more
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The North West Star
John Alexander apologises for 'inappropriate' rape jokeutterly unacceptable," Mr Turnbull said. "There is no place for joking about vi
The North West Star / Posted 17 minutes ago
utterly unacceptable," Mr Turnbull said. "There is no place for joking about violence against women." Opposition Leader Bill Shorten said the comments were "crass, stupid and wrong" and the apology was "22 years late". The video was uploaded by... Read more
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Canberra Times
Philip Ruddock review into religious freedom fails to deter conservative MPs from attack on marriage billSt James King Street church, whose reverend Andrew Sempell is an outspoken supp
Canberra Times / Posted 18 minutes ago
St James King Street church, whose reverend Andrew Sempell is an outspoken supporter of same-sex marriage. Labor leader Bill Shorten said his party was "not automatically against" the inquiry but he was not interested in delaying same-sex... Read more
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Daily Liberal
John Alexander apologises for 'inappropriate' rape jokeutterly unacceptable," Mr Turnbull said. "There is no place for joking about vi
Daily Liberal / Posted 22 minutes ago
utterly unacceptable," Mr Turnbull said. "There is no place for joking about violence against women." Opposition Leader Bill Shorten said the comments were "crass, stupid and wrong" and the apology was "22 years late". The video was uploaded by... Read more
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The Border Mail
John Alexander apologises for 'inappropriate' rape jokeutterly unacceptable," Mr Turnbull said. "There is no place for joking about vi
The Border Mail / Posted 25 minutes ago
utterly unacceptable," Mr Turnbull said. "There is no place for joking about violence against women." Opposition Leader Bill Shorten said the comments were "crass, stupid and wrong" and the apology was "22 years late". The video was uploaded by... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
John Alexander apologises for 'inappropriate' rape jokeutterly unacceptable," Mr Turnbull said. "There is no place for joking about vi
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 29 minutes ago
utterly unacceptable," Mr Turnbull said. "There is no place for joking about violence against women." Opposition Leader Bill Shorten said the comments were "crass, stupid and wrong" and the apology was "22 years late". The video was uploaded by... Read more
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The Courier
John Alexander apologises for 'inappropriate' rape jokeutterly unacceptable," Mr Turnbull said. "There is no place for joking about vi
The Courier / Posted 32 minutes ago
utterly unacceptable," Mr Turnbull said. "There is no place for joking about violence against women." Opposition Leader Bill Shorten said the comments were "crass, stupid and wrong" and the apology was "22 years late". The video was uploaded by... Read more
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News.com.au
Cabinet leak needs investigating: Bishopassure you that I take the security of cabinet discussions very, very seriously
News.com.au / Posted an hour ago
assure you that I take the security of cabinet discussions very, very seriously indeed," he told reporters. Labor leader Bill Shorten said Ms Bishop's comments were "astonishing". "First of all she has confirmed that the cabinet is leaking on... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Cabinet leak needs investigating: Bishopassure you that I take the security of cabinet discussions very, very seriously
Geelong Advertiser / Posted an hour ago
assure you that I take the security of cabinet discussions very, very seriously indeed," he told reporters. Labor leader Bill Shorten said Ms Bishop's comments were "astonishing". "First of all she has confirmed that the cabinet is leaking on... Read more
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The Borneo Post
PNG police move in on closed Australia refugee camp on Manusimmediate medical help an open letter to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and th
The Borneo Post / Posted an hour ago
immediate medical help an open letter to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and the leader of the main Labor opposition party Bill Shorten. “This is not who we are as Australians or indeed as human beings,” the letter said, adding: “We believe that... Read more
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Canberra Times
PNG authorities enter Manus Island processing centre, amid reports of violenceweeks after the facility was shut down came as former Australians of the Year p
Canberra Times / Posted 2 hours ago
weeks after the facility was shut down came as former Australians of the Year penned an open letter to Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten urging them to address the "human disaster" unfolding on the island. In recent days, shocking new footage and... Read more
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Canberra Times
John Alexander apologises over 'crude and inappropriate' rape jokeutterly unacceptable," Mr Turnbull said. "There is no place for joking about vi
Canberra Times / Posted 2 hours ago
utterly unacceptable," Mr Turnbull said. "There is no place for joking about violence against women." Opposition Leader Bill Shorten said the comments were "crass, stupid and wrong" and the apology was "22 years late". The video was uploaded by... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Labor seizes on Coalition Cabinet leaks after Bishop calls for probecalls for an investigation into Cabinet leaks is indicative of a government "ea
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 hours ago
calls for an investigation into Cabinet leaks is indicative of a government "eating itself", according to Opposition Leader Bill Shorten. Key points: Ms Bishop said she supported a formal investigation, after reports in the Daily Telegraph earlier... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
John Alexander apologises over 'inappropriate' rape jokeutterly unacceptable," Mr Turnbull said. "There is no place for joking about vi
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 2 hours ago
utterly unacceptable," Mr Turnbull said. "There is no place for joking about violence against women." Opposition Leader Bill Shorten said the comments were "crass, stupid and wrong" and the apology was "22 years late". The video was uploaded by... Read more
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Western Advocate
John Alexander apologises over 'inappropriate' rape jokeutterly unacceptable," Mr Turnbull said. "There is no place for joking about vi
Western Advocate / Posted 3 hours ago
utterly unacceptable," Mr Turnbull said. "There is no place for joking about violence against women." Opposition Leader Bill Shorten said the comments were "crass, stupid and wrong" and the apology was "22 years late". The video was uploaded by... Read more
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Manning River Times
John Alexander apologises over 'inappropriate' rape jokeutterly unacceptable," Mr Turnbull said. "There is no place for joking about vi
Manning River Times / Posted 3 hours ago
utterly unacceptable," Mr Turnbull said. "There is no place for joking about violence against women." Opposition Leader Bill Shorten said the comments were "crass, stupid and wrong" and the apology was "22 years late". The video was uploaded by... Read more
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Daily Herald
Celebrated Australians want services restored to refugeesof basic sanitation, food, water and medical care," the letter to Prime Ministe
Daily Herald / Posted 3 hours ago
of basic sanitation, food, water and medical care," the letter to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and opposition leader Bill Shorten said. An Australian of the Year is chosen annually by a government-appointed board to celebrate the... Read more
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The North West Star
John Alexander apologises over 'inappropriate' rape jokeutterly unacceptable," Mr Turnbull said. "There is no place for joking about vi
The North West Star / Posted 3 hours ago
utterly unacceptable," Mr Turnbull said. "There is no place for joking about violence against women." Opposition Leader Bill Shorten said the comments were "crass, stupid and wrong" and the apology was "22 years late". The video was uploaded by... Read more
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Daily Liberal
John Alexander apologises over 'inappropriate' rape jokeutterly unacceptable," Mr Turnbull said. "There is no place for joking about vi
Daily Liberal / Posted 3 hours ago
utterly unacceptable," Mr Turnbull said. "There is no place for joking about violence against women." Opposition Leader Bill Shorten said the comments were "crass, stupid and wrong" and the apology was "22 years late". The video was uploaded by... Read more
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The Border Mail
John Alexander apologises over 'inappropriate' rape jokeutterly unacceptable," Mr Turnbull said. "There is no place for joking about vi
The Border Mail / Posted 3 hours ago
utterly unacceptable," Mr Turnbull said. "There is no place for joking about violence against women." Opposition Leader Bill Shorten said the comments were "crass, stupid and wrong" and the apology was "22 years late". The video was uploaded by... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
John Alexander apologises over 'inappropriate' rape jokeutterly unacceptable," Mr Turnbull said. "There is no place for joking about vi
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 3 hours ago
utterly unacceptable," Mr Turnbull said. "There is no place for joking about violence against women." Opposition Leader Bill Shorten said the comments were "crass, stupid and wrong" and the apology was "22 years late". The video was uploaded by... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Celebrated Australians want services restored to refugeesof basic sanitation, food, water and medical care," the letter to Prime Ministe
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 3 hours ago
of basic sanitation, food, water and medical care," the letter to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and opposition leader Bill Shorten said. An Australian of the Year is chosen annually by a government-appointed board to celebrate the... Read more
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The Courier
John Alexander apologises over 'inappropriate' rape jokeutterly unacceptable," Mr Turnbull said. "There is no place for joking about vi
The Courier / Posted 3 hours ago
utterly unacceptable," Mr Turnbull said. "There is no place for joking about violence against women." Opposition Leader Bill Shorten said the comments were "crass, stupid and wrong" and the apology was "22 years late". The video was uploaded by... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
John Alexander apologises over 'crude and inappropriate' rape jokeutterly unacceptable," Mr Turnbull said. "There is no place for joking about vi
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 hours ago
utterly unacceptable," Mr Turnbull said. "There is no place for joking about violence against women." Opposition Leader Bill Shorten said the comments were "crass, stupid and wrong" and the apology was "22 years late". The video was uploaded by... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Alexander apologises for racist, lewd jokeTurnbull says the jokes were unacceptable but that Mr Alexander did the 'honour
Sky News Australia / Posted 3 hours ago
Turnbull says the jokes were unacceptable but that Mr Alexander did the 'honourable thing' by apologising. Labor leader Bill Shorten says the apology has come 'twenty years too late.' 'The comments are crass, stupid and wrong,' he said. The... Read more
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The Age
John Alexander apologises over 'crude and inappropriate' rape jokeutterly unacceptable," Mr Turnbull said. "There is no place for joking about vi
The Age / Posted 3 hours ago
utterly unacceptable," Mr Turnbull said. "There is no place for joking about violence against women." Opposition Leader Bill Shorten said the comments were "crass, stupid and wrong" and the apology was "22 years late". The video was uploaded by... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Celebrated Australians want services restored to refugeesof basic sanitation, food, water and medical care," the letter to Prime Ministe
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 3 hours ago
of basic sanitation, food, water and medical care," the letter to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and opposition leader Bill Shorten said. An Australian of the Year is chosen annually by a government-appointed board to celebrate the... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Celebrated Australians want services restored to refugeesof basic sanitation, food, water and medical care," the letter to Prime Ministe
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 3 hours ago
of basic sanitation, food, water and medical care," the letter to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and opposition leader Bill Shorten said. An Australian of the Year is chosen annually by a government-appointed board to celebrate the... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Celebrated Australians want services restored to refugeesof basic sanitation, food, water and medical care," the letter to Prime Ministe
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 3 hours ago
of basic sanitation, food, water and medical care," the letter to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and opposition leader Bill Shorten said. An Australian of the Year is chosen annually by a government-appointed board to celebrate the... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Celebrated Australians want services restored to refugeesof basic sanitation, food, water and medical care," the letter to Prime Ministe
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 4 hours ago
of basic sanitation, food, water and medical care," the letter to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and opposition leader Bill Shorten said. An Australian of the Year is chosen annually by a government-appointed board to celebrate the... Read more
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Herald Sun
‘We’re under attack’: Men given hour to leavetwelve former Australians of the Year penned an open letter asking Prime Minist
Herald Sun / Posted 4 hours ago
twelve former Australians of the Year penned an open letter asking Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Opposition Leader Bill Shorten to immediately allow doctors access to asylum seekers in the facility.media_cameraPNG Police in large numbers... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
PNG authorities enter Manus Island processing centre, amid reports of escalating tensionsweeks after the facility was shut down came as former Australians of the Year p
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 5 hours ago
weeks after the facility was shut down came as former Australians of the Year penned an open letter to Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten urging them to address the "human disaster" unfolding on the island. In recent days, shocking new footage and... Read more
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Western Advocate
PNG authorities enter Manus Island processing centre, amid reports of escalating tensionsweeks after the facility was shut down came as former Australians of the Year p
Western Advocate / Posted 6 hours ago
weeks after the facility was shut down came as former Australians of the Year penned an open letter to Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten urging them to address the "human disaster" unfolding on the island. In recent days, shocking new footage and... Read more
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Manning River Times
PNG authorities enter Manus Island processing centre, amid reports of escalating tensionsweeks after the facility was shut down came as former Australians of the Year p
Manning River Times / Posted 6 hours ago
weeks after the facility was shut down came as former Australians of the Year penned an open letter to Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten urging them to address the "human disaster" unfolding on the island. In recent days, shocking new footage and... Read more
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Daily Liberal
PNG authorities enter Manus Island processing centre, amid reports of escalating tensionsweeks after the facility was shut down came as former Australians of the Year p
Daily Liberal / Posted 6 hours ago
weeks after the facility was shut down came as former Australians of the Year penned an open letter to Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten urging them to address the "human disaster" unfolding on the island. In recent days, shocking new footage and... Read more
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The Border Mail
PNG authorities enter Manus Island processing centre, amid reports of escalating tensionsweeks after the facility was shut down came as former Australians of the Year p
The Border Mail / Posted 6 hours ago
weeks after the facility was shut down came as former Australians of the Year penned an open letter to Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten urging them to address the "human disaster" unfolding on the island. In recent days, shocking new footage and... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
PNG authorities enter Manus Island processing centre, amid reports of escalating tensionsweeks after the facility was shut down came as former Australians of the Year p
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 6 hours ago
weeks after the facility was shut down came as former Australians of the Year penned an open letter to Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten urging them to address the "human disaster" unfolding on the island. In recent days, shocking new footage and... Read more
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The Courier
PNG authorities enter Manus Island processing centre, amid reports of escalating tensionsweeks after the facility was shut down came as former Australians of the Year p
The Courier / Posted 6 hours ago
weeks after the facility was shut down came as former Australians of the Year penned an open letter to Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten urging them to address the "human disaster" unfolding on the island. In recent days, shocking new footage and... Read more
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Sky News Australia
PNG Army move in on Manus centretwelve former Australians of the Year penned an open letter asking Prime Minist
Sky News Australia / Posted 6 hours ago
twelve former Australians of the Year penned an open letter asking Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Opposition Leader Bill Shorten to immediately allow doctors access to asylum seekers in the facility. The letter's signatories include... Read more
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Business Insider Australia
12 former Australians of the Year want Malcolm Turnbull to intervene over refugees trapped on Manus Island“human disaster” at the former refugee detention centre on Manus Island. The o
Business Insider Australia / Posted 6 hours ago
“human disaster” at the former refugee detention centre on Manus Island. The open letter to Turnbull and Opposition leader Bill Shorten, is signed by Ita Buttrose, Rosie Batty, Simon McKeon, Patrick McGorry, Mick Dodson, Tim Flannery, Fiona Wood,... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Police storm Manus IslandBatty and Ita Buttrose were among 12 former Australians of the Year who have pe
Adelaide Now / Posted 6 hours ago
Batty and Ita Buttrose were among 12 former Australians of the Year who have penned an open letter to Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten urging them to address the “human disaster” unfolding at Manus Island’s decommissioned detention centre. In the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Army sent in to Manus Islandtwelve former Australians of the Year penned an open letter asking Prime Minist
The Courier Mail / Posted 6 hours ago
twelve former Australians of the Year penned an open letter asking Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Opposition Leader Bill Shorten to immediately allow doctors access to asylum seekers in the facility. The letter’s signatories include... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Police storm Manus IslandBatty and Ita Buttrose were among 12 former Australians of the Year who have pe
The Courier Mail / Posted 6 hours ago
Batty and Ita Buttrose were among 12 former Australians of the Year who have penned an open letter to Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten urging them to address the “human disaster” unfolding at Manus Island’s decommissioned detention centre. In the... Read more
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News.com.au
Army sent in to Manus Islandtwelve former Australians of the Year penned an open letter asking Prime Minist
News.com.au / Posted 7 hours ago
twelve former Australians of the Year penned an open letter asking Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Opposition Leader Bill Shorten to immediately allow doctors access to asylum seekers in the facility. The letter’s signatories include... Read more
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Herald Sun
Police demand refugees leave ManusBatty and Ita Buttrose were among 12 former Australians of the Year who have pe
Herald Sun / Posted 7 hours ago
Batty and Ita Buttrose were among 12 former Australians of the Year who have penned an open letter to Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten urging them to address the “human disaster” unfolding at Manus Island’s decommissioned detention centre. In the... Read more
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The North West Star
PNG authorities enter Manus Island processing centre, amid reports of escalating tensionsweeks after the facility was shut down came as former Australians of the Year p
The North West Star / Posted 7 hours ago
weeks after the facility was shut down came as former Australians of the Year penned an open letter to Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten urging them to address the "human disaster" unfolding on the island. In recent days, shocking new footage and... Read more
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The Age
PNG authorities enter Manus Island processing centre, amid reports of escalating tensions weeks after the facility was shut down came as former Australians of the Year p
The Age / Posted 7 hours ago
weeks after the facility was shut down came as former Australians of the Year penned an open letter to Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten urging them to address the "human disaster" unfolding on the island. In recent days, shocking new footage and... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
PNG authorities enter Manus Island processing centre, amid reports of escalating tensions weeks after the facility was shut down came as former Australians of the Year p
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 7 hours ago
weeks after the facility was shut down came as former Australians of the Year penned an open letter to Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten urging them to address the "human disaster" unfolding on the island. In recent days, shocking new footage and... Read more
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The Age
Australians of the Year write open letter to leaders about 'disaster' on Manus IslandFormer Australians of the Year have penned an open letter to Malcolm Turnbull a
The Age / Posted 8 hours ago
Former Australians of the Year have penned an open letter to Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten urging them to address the "human disaster" unfolding on Manus Island's decommissioned detention centre. The letter's signatories include Rosie Batty, Ita... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Australians of the year write open letter to leaders about 'disaster' on Manus IslandFormer Australians of the Year have penned an open letter to Malcolm Turnbull a
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 hours ago
Former Australians of the Year have penned an open letter to Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten urging them to address the "human disaster" unfolding on Manus Island's decommissioned detention centre. The letter's signatories include Rosie Batty, Ita... Read more
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