keywords: Referendum

  • MARGARET DOOLEY AWARD

    What it feels like to have to run

    • Christine Kearney
    • 22 January 2007
    2 Comments

    Ten months after the renewed violence and lawlessness in East Timor, nobody is holding their breath for a simple resolution. It seems the dirty politicking will continue until a new order order has been established to properly replace the vacuum left when the state imploded in 1999. The first of two runner up essays in Eureka Street's Margaret Dooley Young Writers Award 2006.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Darfur's tenuous peace deal penned in blood

    • Ben Fraser
    • 07 August 2006

    Since the Darfur Peace Agreement was ratified in May, the Sudanese government has variously courted, confused and harangued the international community in an apparent successful effort to create discord in the peace process.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    On your bus

    • Grant Morgan, Anthony Ham, Matthew Albert, Steven Columbus
    • 07 July 2006

    On your bus, Kerala leads, Sudan in Australia, Coming to terms.

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  • RELIGION

    Thrown out of court

    • Frank Brennan
    • 05 July 2006

    In February all seven judges of the High Court threw out Immigration Minister Philip Ruddock’s ‘privative clause’ which was an attempt to deny asylum seekers and all other visa applicants access to the courts.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Observations from our contributors

    • Morag Fraser, David Glanz, Anthony Ham, Andrew Bullen
    • 26 June 2006

    Dr Seuss’ books, Peace under fire, The good life, Sidney Nolan

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  • AUSTRALIA

    African solutions

    • Anthony Ham
    • 26 June 2006

    Africa resists the moral authority of the West, says Anthony Ham.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    The Irish legacy

    • Stephen Holt
    • 22 May 2006

    Stephen Holt reviews Michael Gilchrist’s Wit and Wisdom: Daniel Mannix

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Righting wrongs

    • Greg Barns
    • 14 May 2006

    The High Court’s judgment  that the Family Court did not have the authority to release children from the Baxter detention centre provides a compelling reason for Australia to revisit the question of a Bill of Rights.

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  • INTERNATIONAL

    Cattle currency

    • Matthew Albert
    • 14 May 2006
    1 Comment

    When elders and officials in South Sudan are asked about the challenges facing peace in their region they talk of cows.

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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

    Shades of grey

    • Jack Waterford
    • 10 May 2006

    Most of the election so far has proven to be a referendum on whether we could endure having John Howard back.

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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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