Juvenile justice a system in crisis
With frequent unlawful lock downs of over twenty hours per day, ostensibly caused by staff shortages, incarcerated youth are being denied access to formal education,...
Governor General – lobbyist par excellence!
Essentially Australia’s head of state is a prime ministerial appointment whereas, if democratic principles were to apply in choosing the highest position in a democracy...
Timor-Leste elections 2022
In a conclusive victory in the recent Timor-Leste presidential elections, José Ramos-Horta, a former foreign affairs Minister, Prime Minister and President, became the new President...
West Papuans escalate their fight for justice
In 1962 the “New York Agreement” signed at the United Nations led to the notorious Act of Free Choice that took place in West Papua...
National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee (NAIDOC) can trace its origins back to 1938 when at one of the earliest human rights protests anywhere...