History

"History is formed by the people, those who have power and those without power. Each one of us makes history."

Anselm Kiefer

March 30, 2016
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Reducing Aboriginal Imprisonment Rates and the Common Good

  The Productivity Commission report into Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage (19 November 2014) contained both good and bad news. It’s a comprehensive document which is used by governments and policy makers to address […]
March 29, 2016

The Purpose of Politics is the Common Good

A headline in this morning’s Sydney Morning Herald boldly states Demagogues are sucking the air out of genuine public debate. Which leads nicely into something I have been drafting over the […]
May 11, 2015

Reducing Aboriginal Imprisonment Rates and the Common Good

The latest Productivity Commission report into Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage (released on 19 November 2014) contained both good and bad news. It’s a comprehensive document which is used by governments and […]
March 17, 2015
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Governments needs to close respect gap with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Governments needs to engage more and listen to First Peoples to develop a better understanding of culture, connection to land, and health and wellbeing. The Prime Minister’s recent comments about […]
December 12, 2014
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Are Police Strip Searches State Sanctioned Sexual Assault?

Rev. Lorna Green, an Anglican parish priest is among eight religious protesters strip-searched by WA Police after a peaceful demonstration at Foreign Minister Julie Bishop’s office. Can the Commissioner of […]
June 16, 2014

‘Australia’s Gulag for Children’ or ‘Tony Abbott’s Welcome to Refugee Week’

‘We have all been horrified by nations that run concentration camps and gulags. Now we are running a special gulag for children and their families.’ said Rev’d Dr Lucy Morris, […]

"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about the things that really matter"

Martin Luther King Jr