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Discrimination within Australia's migration policy

Australia's migration policy is flawed by examples of discrimination against people with a disa ...  
Quaedvlieg vs Dutton: What au pair!

On Thursday, 6 September 2018, a war of words erupted between embattled Home Affairs Minister ...  
Scott Morrison: The lump of coal PM

Who is the man who brought a lump of coal to Parliament and went on to become PM? Martin Zavan ...  
The Road to Fracist Anning

The road to Fraser Anning is littered by the spectres of Hanson, Katter, Roberts, Dutton and a ...  
​Canberra Press Gallery black bans Nauru forum coverage (except for News Corp)

The Canberra Press Gallery has announced its members will boycott the Pacific Islands Forum in ...  
ACTU joins forces with big business to try to build a big Australia

The ACTU is working with the Business Council and Australian Industry Group to grow Australia's ...  
Peter Dutton’s ‘rule of law’ comments could come back to haunt him

Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton and senior staff from his department could face criminal ...  
Anzac Day and Abdel-Magied: The point for migrants and people of colour

By vilifying Abdel-Magied, conservative white Australia was making a point for the benefit of ...  
Australia can't rely on 'deterrence' to excuse its immoral refugee policies

The only argument offered for Australia's torturous refugee policies is that it stops others ...  
Big Australia and bust: Immigration is a drag on our economy and lifestyle

Australia can choose not to be 'big' if it wants; both our material income and our quality of life ...  
A plea for the environment: Let's build a circular economy

Most of the pressing environmental problems could be quite easily solved if we just possessed the ...  
Happy New Year, gang! Turnbull and Dutton's horror start to 2018

Forget Dutton's scares about gangs on the streets of Melbourne, writes managing editor Dave ...  
Australia's border protection regime is most definitely not the 'envy of the world'

Rather than being the 'envy of the world' as the Government claims, our border protection policies ...  
Bill Shorten's reply to Australians of the Year regarding Manus — inadequate

The best that can be said for Bill Shorten's 24 November reply to several former Australians of ...  
Bridging Troubled Waters: Australia and asylum seekers

A new book on Australian refugee policy aims to be a bipartisan guide to change, but avoids the ...  
Australia's heartless 'House of Discards' refuse First Nations' fundamental rights

The weakness at the heart of our democracy is revealed in the lack of protections for our First ...  
Malcolm Turnbull, Manus and New Zealand: Time to let these people go

New Zealand has offered sanctuary to 150 refugees Australia has marooned on Manus Island, but our ...  
How to flee persecution to Australia properly and other nonsense rhymes

'Fleeing the Nazis (or maybe the Commies)', 'We can't let you out because you might sneak in' ...  

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