keywords: Migrant Workers

  • AUSTRALIA

    Fair Go, FairWear

    • Daisy Gardener
    • 26 June 2006
    1 Comment

    The Independent Contractors Legislation recently introduced in Parliament affects many immigrant outworkers. The fashion industry faces a serious challenge over unfair practices towards outworkers.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Do Indonesian maids really lie as a matter of course?

    • Dewi Anggraeni
    • 12 June 2006

    The depiction of domestic helpers from Indonesia is disturbing. At home, they're portrayed as puerile characters, easily manipulated and needing guidance. In destination countries, they're seen as bereft of any sense of ethics or morality.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Ways of reading sexual abuse in Aboriginal communities

    • Myrna Tonkinson
    • 12 June 2006
    4 Comments

    It has become unpopular to invoke cultural and individual factors to explain the appalling conditions of Australia's Indigenous population. Some of the pronouncements emanating from government and other quarters are patronising and couched in terms that suggest that Indigenous people are wilfully recalcitrant.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    The future of families

    • Frank Castles
    • 31 May 2006

    How society chooses: Policy and values, past and future.

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  • INTERNATIONAL

    The voices of the silenced

    • Anthony Ham
    • 22 May 2006

    Anthony Ham looks at the national and international legacy of the bombings in Madrid.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Irreconcilable differences?

    • Madeleine Byrne
    • 11 May 2006

    Madeleine Byrne takes to the streets of Hong Kong for a pro-democracy march

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Reasons to believe

    • Andrew Hamilton
    • 11 May 2006

    Paul Collins’ latest book looks at why Catholics continue their relationship with the church

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  • AUSTRALIA

    The threat to empire

    • Luke Fraser
    • 11 May 2006

    An ageing population may be the downfall of the Western empire

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  • AUSTRALIA

    On the edge of Europe

    • Anthony Ham
    • 08 May 2006

    Norway has enjoyed great prosperity but this may not continue indefinitely

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Descent into chaos

    • Anthony Ham
    • 30 April 2006

    Instability in ivory coast.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Population time bomb

    • Anthony Ham
    • 27 April 2006

    Europe's immigration conundrum

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Poisonous seeds

    • Andrew Hamilton
    • 25 April 2006

    For those with a feel for European or Australian history, the rejection of the constitution in France and the Netherlands is deeply concerning.

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