Peter Dutton’s refugee comments could raise Manus tensions: police chief

PNG police commander David Yapu has expressed concern that Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has raised tensions on Manus Island with his comments about the behaviour of three refugees towards a young boy. Inspector Yapu has also rejected claims by Border Force Commissioner Roman Quaedvlieg that police were investigating the incident involving … Continue reading

The hypocrisy that lies behind the reaction to seven words from Yassmin Abdel-Magied

When Yassmin Abdel-Magied posted seven simple words on her Facebook page on April 25, she can’t possibly have predicted the furious, frenzied storm of hatred that was about to come her way. In case you’ve been living under a rock (and if so, do you have some room for me … Continue reading

Astounding stupidity! Turnbull Liberals award contracts for the anti-gambling Welfare Card to gambling interests!

By Michael Griffin The Turnbull Government claims, on the Department of Human Services website, that the cashless welfare card programme is: an effective tool for supporting disadvantaged communities to reduce the consumption and effects of drugs, alcohol and gambling that impact on the health and wellbeing of communities, families and … Continue reading