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Stephen W.T. Read
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Equality and disaffection with leadership in this country damages democracy..
Exerpt from an article  Frank Bongiorno On marriage equality, people who call themselves leaders have trailed behind public opinion rather than doing anything to influence it. It is dangerous for democracies when they lapse into this pattern. Citizens come ...

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The Kurds of Iraqu are they to be forgotten by the US and its allies once again. Some support from America is long overdue.
Rewarding friends who kicked ISIS's arse does not appear to be on the agenda of America. They let them down after the Iraq war are they doing it again! After three years of fighting on the front lines of the war on ISIS, the Kurds of Iraq want to claim the ...

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Save the F-word, its served us well.The F-word is loosing its bling.
It's all down hill for the  F-word and I don't like it Based on an article By James Valentine The F-word is being destroyed, its losing its punch. I love the word. It's my favourite word. I would use it all day, every day if it suited the moment. But now it...

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You can still help after you die, think about it. You never know, it could help science find a brake through
Our patients are cadavers: What it's like to dissect dead bodies for a living RN   By Michele Weekes and  Michael Mackenzie  for  Life Matters Posted  Tue at 7:00am PHOTO:  Hannah Lewis is an anatomical services specialist at the ANU's Medical School.  (ABC...

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I awake this morning and I had grown two heads I must have voted yes?
‘No’ camp has escalated the fight against same-sex marriage with skywriting across Sydney and spectacular claims that the thoughts of Australians will be criminalised. Prominent ‘No’ campaigner Cory Bernardi, leader of the Australian Conservatives, said at ...

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The media's treatment of male teachers in the past has led us to think all male teachers are potential child molesters. Now along with low pay schools are paying the price.
http://www.abc.net.au/radio/programs/worldtoday/ Male teachers face sexism and child abuse claims Primary school teacher Daniel Steele, one of only three men out of 20 teachers at St Jude's Primary School in outer Melbourne, said he has faced sexism and eve...

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NSW bans fees on energy bills.
14 Sep 2017  |   Athina Mallis    |    1 Comment NSW Premier Glady Berejiklian revealed energy suppliers are no longer allowed to bill customers for receiving paper bills, with Kellie Northwood, CEO, Keep Me Posted saying this is a powerful step forward for...

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Australia: The LNP and banks try again to steal your super
Legislation aimed at reforming governance procedures for superannuation funds is to be reintroduced to Parliament this week. It will allow banks to make a grab for workers super even though their super funds out perform banks consistently. Its all about the...

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Australia, can we have real politicians that represent the people not the party line.
Job interviews for Ministers including the Prime Minister should be mandatory, if its good enough for corporate CEO's why not for government. IF YOU ask if people are they happy with our current state or federal politics, or do they "trust” politicians, mos...

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Exploitation is rife as the government sits on its hands!
Insufficient resources The Fair Work Ombudsman’s pursuit of the companies involved in labour exploitation has resulted in payment of outstanding wages, fines and reputational damage to some big brands. In 2015-16 it recovered A$27.3 million dollars for 11,1...
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