It is divisive to depict age pensions as coming solely out of tax payers’ wage packets – there are other ways to fund the care of our elderly
A federal circuit judge who continually ruled against immigration applications should have excused himself from hearing the cases because it appeared he was biased, the federal court has heard.
The Department of Immigration and Border Protection has revealed plans to buy stun guns for its officers as early as next year.
Despite the pressure from government bullies and Serco’s hired thugs, the doctors at Lady Cilento hospital have held firm and behaved like … well, doctors. Job well done Australia
Allegations baby Asha was deliberately harmed by her mother as a way to get the family off Nauru and into Australia have been refuted by medical records and dismissed by police and advocates.
Liam McLoughlin is ‘calling bullsh *t’ on sustained government efforts to increase the gap between rich and poor. I do not believe we are living in a democracy anymore. We are living in a plutocracy in Australia. That is, government by the wealthy in the interests of the wealthy. -Former … Continue reading
Australia is facing a “corrosive” decline in democracy as sweeping laws seek to stifle press freedom, curb community advocacy and sideline courts, according to a new report from the Human Rights Law Centre.
The razor wire surrounding the Villawood Detention Centre. Photo: Bob Pearce “Public numbing and indifference” towards state abuses in Nazi Germany resembles that enabling Australia’s immigration detention centres, a prominent psychiatrist says, also likening public complicity in the detention regime to the White Australia policy.
Retirees with substantial wealth tied up in their homes might soon face face the prospect of losing their pension, the head of the Productivity Commission says.
Adding to John Kelly’s fine AIMN article of 11 January, 2016 entitled ‘What is Neoliberalism and why knowing matters’, I would suggest that there are greater dangers coming Australia’s way if it pursues and remains on the current path of Neoliberalism/Neoconservatism.Neoliberals/Neoconservatives and the backdrop of Imperialism