By Julian Burnside QC
So, there is to be a national consultation about the need for a federal Bill of Rights. I support one. A … Read more
By Zeinab Zein
Australia has always been respected for its strong democratic foundation and civil rights record but in recent years the country has faced … Read more
By Dr Gavin R Putland
Certain critics of a constitutional bill of rights say it would give too much power to unelected judges. That this … Read more
By Pam Walker
For years Australia has been the only western democracy without a bill of rights but the next six months provide an opportunity … Read more
By Roger Hanney
Dumbest. Reich. Ever.
The competence of George W. Bush appointees hasn’t been bad for everybody.
The family friends he put in charge … Read more
By Michael Gormly
There is a war between free speech and control being fought in Town Hall, and control is winning.
The current battle is … Read more
By Lawrence Gibbons
Years from now, people will recount where they were back on Wednesday, November 5th, just after midnight Chicago-time, when President Elect Barak … Read more
BY PAM WALKER
When Captain Paul Watson of the Sea Shepherd flew into Australia to fundraise for Operation Musashi this week, he was held for … Read more
BY SHANT FABRICATORIAN
It was a policy twist Sir Humphrey Appleby would have been proud of. ‘We should always support law and justice. We just … Read more
By Claudia Magro
New research into NSW’s River Red Gum timber industry has found a major mismanagement of taxpayer’s money.
The report, an economic analysis … Read more