Vol 30 No 11

31 May 2020


 

  • AUSTRALIA

    High Court decision on palace letters

    • Daniel Sleiman
    • 02 June 2020
    1 Comment

    Will former Governor General John Kerr’s correspondence with the Queen shed light on what really happened in 1977? It may very well, and historians like Jenny Hocking were willing to challenge the National Archives of Australia’s refusal to access such records in High Court.

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  • CARTOON

    Copping it sweet

    • Fiona Katauskas
    • 02 June 2020

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Access to phones key for asylum seekers

    • Andra Jackson
    • 02 June 2020
    3 Comments

    Broken wall hand sanitizer containers, hand soap shared by a large number of people, and six people sharing a bedroom would not be allowed at hotels where returning travellers are in 14-day lockdowns. They would be viewed as breaking government restrictions on safeguarding against the spread of COVID-19.  But these are the conditions at Kangaroo Point hotel, the Brisbane hotel where around 114 refugees and asylums seekers are under the coronavirus lockdown.

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