Monthly Archives for June, 2019



Australia should lead refugee rethink: report

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Australia might not be meeting its international refugee obligations but it is best placed to kick start international reform, a new research paper says.

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The Lowy Institute analysis argues Australia should take the lead on proposing changes to how the 1951 Refugee Convention is implemented, before it loses the credibility to do so.

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No, feminism is not about choice

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Meagan Tyler, RMIT University

Feminism is back in fashion.

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As the push to claim the “f-word” has intensified, public figures, corporations and much of the mainstream media have propelled a largely unchallenging version of feminism into the popular consciousness. It is a feminism that never mentions women’s liberation, instead opting for a celebration of “choice”.

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Giants predict more magic from Cameron

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Greater Western Sydney coach Leon Cameron predicts more moments of freakish skill from his star AFL forward Jeremy Cameron, but is equally thrilled by his spearhead's physicality and appetite for hard work.

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The Giants forward wowed the Canberra crowd and watching TV audience last Saturday, with a breathtaking acrobatic overhead kick which scored a point against Gold Coast and narrowly Continue reading the story "Giants predict more magic from Cameron"

Chelsea on brink of title after win at Leicester

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Chelsea were labelled as "boring" by Arsenal fans during the 0-0 London derby on Sunday and they were below par against a Leicester side chasing a fifth successive league win to boost their chances of survival in the top flight.

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Marc Albrighton fired Leicester ahead in first-half stoppage time but Didier Drogba equalised soon after the restart before late goals Continue reading the story "Chelsea on brink of title after win at Leicester"

Finance News Update, what you need to know

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WORLD FINANCE UPDATE:

The Australian dollar has moved past the US80 cent mark in response to a weaker greenback, and after the Federal Reserve suggested a slow series of rate rises, but likely not as early as June.

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At 0630 AEST on Thursday, the local currency was trading at 80.20 US cents, up from 79.99 cents on Wednesday.

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