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Australia Day From The Wrong Side

Australia Day is gazetted as a national public holiday where we’re supposed to celebrate all the things that make this country so good. Except… I’ve been reading some of the articles, posts and speeches, and suddenly I don’t really feel like celebrating. The reasons why can fall into 2 groups Group 1 is the “I’m […]

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Stopping People Smugglers Won’t Stop The Refugees Tony!

Dear Tony, We’ve all been shocked by the images of kids washed up on the shores of Turkey. What is equally shocking is your response! You think that somehow stopping the trade in people smuggling will somehow result in less deaths at sea. You said that “If you want to stop the deaths, if you […]

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Nelson Mandela

I grew up in the 70s and 80s. I remember watching the news and seeing the images of the violence that was taking place in South Africa. I heard the name ‘Mandela’ in the midst of all of this. As a kid I figured he was just a guy in jail for kicking up a […]

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