Tuesday, 14 May 2013 00:49
Michael Danby, federal Labor Member for Melbourne Ports, has announced that extra voting times will be available in the electorate for the period before the 14 September federal election, which falls on Yom Kippur, a Jewish religious holiday.
Tuesday, 07 May 2013 01:28
Nobel Laureate, writer and Holocaust survivor, Elie Wiesel has said:
“The opposite of love is not hate,
The opposite of art is not ugliness,
The opposite of faith is not heresy,
And the opposite of life is not death,
Friday, 26 April 2013 02:11
We can accept that most of those who took these remains were motivated by a desire to further scientific knowledge, but we can now see clearly how wrong this was, and how traumatic these removals were for Indigenous people. Indigenous peoples, not just in Australia but in many other countries, are rightly asking that these remains be returned to the communities from which they were taken.
Tuesday, 16 April 2013 07:40
''What the Coalition is trying to say is 'what we do now on the internet is what we will do in the next 30 years. What stupid nonsense! I would side with the view that this is indeed a lemon''
GEOFF HUSTON, CHIEF SCIENTIST OF REGIONAL INTERNET REGISTRY ASIA-PACIFIC NETWORK INFORMATION CENTRE (APNIC)
Wednesday, 13 March 2013 06:22
One must ask why the opposition, when they were in government, moved to make it harder for Australians to enrol and to vote, and why now, in opposition, they are resisting our moves to make it easier to enrol and to vote. The answer is quite simply that they believe it is in their political interests to do so. They calculate that the voters they disenfranchised through their restrictive measures, and whose re-enfranchisement they are now opposing, are more likely to be Labor voters than conservative voters.
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