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News on the ‘Fair Go’ Front
Today, Senator Kate Lundy, Parliamentary Secretary for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs, launched a resource centre for Muslim women. The Australian Muslim Women’s Centre for Human Rights will be run by the Islamic Women’s Welfare Council of Victoria. It will be staffed by Muslim women, providing advice on issues specific to the needs of women belonging to Australian’s Muslim community.
Yesterday, a survey commissioned by…
The Wheeler Centre
Lunchbox/Soapbox: Verity Burgmann on the Importance of Being Extreme
Plot Thickens in the Story of O
Like any city devoted purely to the business of politics, Washington DC thrives on gossip. Much of the tattle inside the beltway in recent weeks has been over the publication this week of O, a speculative account of the 2012 presidential race. In the roman à clef, the presidential incumbent is a thinly-disguised Barack Obama.
Much like Joe Klein’s 1996 Primary Colors…
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