Australian Politics: 3 August 2013


The link below is to an article reporting on an alleged 70 billion dollar blackhole in the Coalition’s promises so far, in the lead up to the federal election.

For more visit:
http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/federal-election-2013/coalition-under-attack-over-70-billion-black-hole-20130803-2r5sr.html

Australian Politics: 30 July 2013


Australian Politics: 29 July 2013


The ALP asylum seeker policy appears to be a winner with Australian voters overall, with Kevin Rudd now being favored over Tony Abbott to deal with asylum seekers. However, the Pacific region isn’t impressed.

For more visit:
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/national-affairs/immigration/arrogant-png-solution-a-shock-to-pacific-nations-says-fiji/story-fn9hm1gu-1226687594296

Australia: Detention Centres Are a Disgrace


The link below is to an article reporting on the recent 4 Corners program and the Australian detention centres on Manus Island and Nauru. I have seen the program and it has confirmed my view that our asylum detention centres are a disgrace and should be shut down. We as a country need to reconnect with the principles of compassion and humanitarianism. 

For more visit:
http://www.islandsbusiness.com/news/australia/1021/ashamed-to-be-australian-doctor-slams-manus-island/