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  • AUSTRALIA

    The alchemy of Australia's personality politics

    • Fatima Measham
    • 15 July 2013
    9 Comments

    Voters find it difficult to buy ideas wholesale when they don't make sense in retail. Imagine a voter who would like to see the Labor Party build on reforms in education and health but cannot abide its policy on asylum seekers. This is where the focus on personalities actually matters. Much of the dissatisfaction with leaders ultimately rests on a public assessment of the way policies are prosecuted.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    The Catholic Church's toll on Aboriginal Australia

    • Mike Bowden
    • 25 June 2013
    32 Comments

    Present members of missionary orders, when writing up the story of their predecessors, tend to present these pioneer missionaries as enlightened men and women suffering hardship to spread the gospel. The destructive effect of the approaches taken by some missionaries does not negate the good work of many others. But it is part of the story and should be told.

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  • CARTOON

    The Coalition's secret weapon

    • Fiona Katauskas
    • 12 June 2013
    1 Comment

    View this week's offering from Eureka Street's award winning political cartoonist.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Multiculturalism puts the lie to monarchists' mission

    • Fatima Measham
    • 07 June 2013
    66 Comments

    There is no denying that our nation was forged by men and women who settled here from the UK. There is also no denying that men and women from other parts of the world came after them, and that there were countless generations here before them. Until monarchists can reconcile themselves with these facts then the image they hold of Australia is incomplete.

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  • CARTOON

    The moral deficit

    • Fiona Katauskas
    • 01 May 2013
    1 Comment

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    The everyday courage of carers

    • Helen Sage
    • 03 April 2013
    14 Comments

    In 1999 my 22-year-old daughter sustained a head injury in a motor vehicle accident. She now contends with the use of only one normally functioning limb amid multiple disabilities. The 'support' provided by family carers is said to save the nation billions of dollars annually. But carers give much more than support.

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  • CARTOON

    Smoke signals for Labor and the Vatican

    • Fiona Katauskas
    • 13 March 2013
    2 Comments

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  • CARTOON

    The secret of Abbott's success

    • Fiona Katauskas
    • 27 February 2013
    4 Comments

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  • CARTOON

    The never ending campaign

    • Fiona Katauskas
    • 06 February 2013

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  • CARTOON

    The Coalition presents ...

    • Fiona Katauskas
    • 30 January 2013

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  • CARTOON

    Best of 2012: The not so good Samaritans

    • Fiona Katauskas
    • 09 January 2013

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  • CARTOON

    Meanwhile, in the Middle East

    • Fiona Katauskas
    • 21 November 2012

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