The Minister for Social Services, Christian Porter must urgently introduce legislation to establish a nationally consistent redress scheme for survivors of child sexual abuse.
The announcement by Sea Shepherd today that it will no longer be conducting its protests in the Southern Ocean will put a renewed focus on what action the Australian Government is taking to prevent Japan from ignoring the agreed moratorium.Read more
The government’s response to the Productivity Commission Inquiry into Intellectual Property Arrangements is an attack on the publishing industry and Australian stories. The response has failed to deliver certainty that the future of the industry will be supported.Read more
Today’s ABC Radio Perth news reports that 95% of Indigenous Australians appearing in court have a mental or physical disability have reignited the discussion on the need for national justice targets under the Closing the Gap framework.Read more
The Government’s admission that they had no idea that Medicare numbers of Australians were up for grabs on the internet is alarming.Read more