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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    National Indigenous TV set for launch

    • Jan Forrester
    • 16 April 2007

    Indigenous programming attracts few national advertisers. Getting more Indigenous content on TV screens requires a dedicated Indigenous TV channel such as NITV, which is finally due to go to air within two months.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Catholic Social Services refuses to police "harsh" Govt policy

    • Frank Quinlan
    • 27 February 2007

    After months of deliberation with Government, other church groups, our board and member organisations, Catholic Social Services Australia has advised its 61 member organisations not to participate in the Financial Case Management measures under the Government’s harsh new Welfare to Work legislation, which came into effect on 1 July this year.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Vinnies' sad heart over Welfare to Work legislation

    • John Falzon
    • 10 July 2006
    5 Comments

    The new Welfare to Work legislation was implemented on 1 July. The St Vincent de Paul Society marked the day with a sad heart. National Council CEO Dr John Falzon says the new laws will see many people with disabilities and single mothers and their children pushed into greater poverty and indignity.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Finding common ground

    • David Nichols and John Wiseman
    • 26 June 2006

    Community Development projects can make a difference

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Family ties

    • Greg Barns
    • 23 June 2006

    Commonwealth cousins Australia and Canada  are headed toward distinctly different futures

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    George Orwell's homage to a fellow underdog

    • Brian Matthews
    • 29 May 2006
    1 Comment

    Almost exactly 60 years ago George Orwell published a wonderful essay called, Some Thoughts on the Common Toad... The point of the essay was to insist ‘that the pleasures of spring are available to everybody, and cost nothing’.

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  • INTERNATIONAL

    Legal eagle

    • Kate Stowell
    • 22 May 2006

    ‘Let us be absolutely clear about this: Australia treats asylum seekers abominably—we imprison them indefinitely, we torment them, we are willing to return them to torture or death’

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  • INFORMATION

    Letters to Eureka Street

    • John Kelly, David Holdcroft, John Carmody
    • 14 May 2006

    Letters from John Kelly, David Holdcroft, John Carmody

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Life in transit

    • Margaret Coffey
    • 11 May 2006

    Margaret Coffey watches as Australia welcomes Sudanese refugees.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    March for Brosnan

    • Louise Clarke
    • 29 April 2006

    As a public figure, Father John Brosnan was hard to ignore. Throughout his life he worked tirelessly for social justice, providing support for those in prison. Next month, the Brosnan Centre celebrates his life and work.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Tough love

    • Jack Waterford
    • 23 April 2006

    The interesting, and probably enduring, thing about The Latham Diaries is not Mark Latham’s critique of the Labor Party, or even what the book tells about his own self-centredness and self-destructiveness. 

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