SO we don’t need a royal commission into our greedy and politically connected financial sector but we do need a royal commission into the unions. And we don’t need an audit into incompetent parliamentarians who don’t even know if they hold dual citizenship but we do need a ridiculously expensive and divisive postal plebiscite on same-sex marriage. And we won’t let people seeking refuge actually have refuge in New Zealand but we will lock them up indefinitely and deny them basic human rights, including the right to be heard, food, power and water, just in
Invest in prevention
NINETY-NINE years ago on November 11 at 11 o’clock, World War I ended. Some people hold a party, but many of us will stop and think, not only of those who died or were damaged in that unnecessary war, but the millions who have died in World War II and wars since. We will be asking what we can do to prevent war.
We are disgusted our Government is spending billions on weapons which can only be used in acts of aggression. There
On public record
THANK you to the Tasmanians who expressed their concern for the tragedy that is Manus. Know that even though successive Australian governments continue the abominable treatment of these people, most of whom are known to be refugees, criticism from the international community is now on the public record. It is the ultimate black irony that Australia sought a seat on the United Nations High Commission for Refugees. Prime Minister Turnbull had the look of a guilty man as he refused the generous offer of assistance from his New Zealand counterpart.