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May 2018

Healthcare should not leave people behind

We, as a nation, have always prided ourselves on the quality, accessibility and affordability of our health system. Particularly when we make comparisons to the cost of the system in places such as America etc, we come out looking particularly strong. The Health Department makes the following statements on its website: Australia’s health system is […]

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Categories Health and Wellness
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Half a century of words but racialised imprisonment continues to increase world record high

It’s half a century of words on Australia’s world record high rates of jailing of its First Nations descendants. One in four of this continent’s First Nations adult males have been to prison. More than 100,000 First Nations persons have been to prison – an abomination. Not just a national shame or national disgrace but […]

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Tragedies go unheard, injustices continue – how many have heard of Johnno Warramarrba?

At Don Dale juvenile detention centre a 15-year-old orphaned Aboriginal boy took his life only days after being locked up for $90 worth of ‘crimes’. How many Australians have heard of Johnno Warramarrba? Johnno’s mother died when he was a baby. His dad was killed in a car accident when he was eleven. When he […]

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The Minister of Immigration might as well be the Minister for Discrimination

Over the last five or six years I have written extensively about the sheer discrimination that is present in our migration system here in Australia. That discrimination is not on the basis of race (that is another angle altogether – visions of White Australia policy come to mind) but the articles I have written go […]

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