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Refugees and asylum seekers

No one wants to return to the days of asylum seekers taking high risks in coming to Australia by boat, however, seeking asylum for protection from persecution is legal under …

The decade of climate action

The effects of human-caused global warming are happening now, are irreversible on the timescale of people alive today, and will worsen in the decades to come (NASA). Countries worldwide need …

One final act of bastardry

Showing just how much the Coalition despises the public sector, $3.3 billion is to be cut from the Australian Public Service. That means about 5,000 people will go and their …

Health

Our health care agenda maps 6 critical areas to improve health for all Australians, leading to better health and well-being, greater health equity, and greater prosperity. 1. Health equity The …

Environment

Report after report shows that Australia is failing to arrest the decline of its natural ecosystems.  Climate change is worsening the risk for severe bushfires, floods, droughts, and heatwaves. As …

HMS Audacious construction

Nuclear submarine madness

Today’s Age Article by Peter Hartcher confirms that the LNP and ALP want the nuclear submarines so that Australia (Zero nuclear weapons) can directly threaten China (350+ nuclear weapons). This …

Foreign affairs – a new approach

As a strong, confident, self-reliant democracy, Australia has the capacity to play a prominent role in helping solve the big global issues of global poverty, climate change, conflict, and displacement …