By Max Griffiths
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'Why do not you try out Papunya? it is the sniffing capital of Australia, it is a Bermuda triangle for taxpayer money. not anyone within the NT executive provides a rats. The council simply tossed out global imaginative and prescient. individuals are apprehensive to speak. ' For award-winning journalist Russell Skelton a 5 12 months trip of inquiry that coincided with one of many greatest shifts in indigenous coverage in Australian historical past all started at the day he bought this e-mail.
Why is Australia's present angle in the direction of freedom of speech damaging to democracy? Australia is the land of the 'fair go'. yet does this perspective expand to freedom of speech? in contrast to the united states, Australia has no invoice of Rights to guard our correct to unfastened speech, but so much Australians take this correct with no consideration.
Whilst New Zealand’s top minister William Massey joined different heads of British Empire nations in signing the 1919 Treaty of Versailles to finish international battle I and subscribe to the League of countries, he didn't regard the act as a assertion of independence. to the contrary, whereas Canadian and South African leaders observed club within the league as a ceremony of passage in the direction of better autonomy, New Zealand’s chief seen it as an unwelcome burden and a possible probability to the British Empire.
Monash in his personal phrases . . . lengthy prior to this letter can in all likelihood achieve you, nice occasions to be able to stir the full global and cross down in historical past could have occurred, to the everlasting glory of Australia and all who've participated. —John Monash, 24 April 1915These notable, intimate letters from basic Sir John Monash to his spouse and daughter, checklist his studies all through global warfare I, from touchdown at Gallipoli to top decisive battles at the Western entrance.
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