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Messages from Melanesia

My first time out of Australia was in 1970 when I went on an amazing adventure to Papua New Guinea. In those three months, I spent six weeks working on the Highlands Highway between Wapenamanda and Wabag, climbed the 3800m … Continue reading

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Not in our name please Scott Morrison

On a recent visit to Sydney I attended a panel discussion on refugees and asylum seekers sponsored by the Pennant Hills AIA group. The first speaker was Graeme McGregor, the refugee campaigner for Amnesty International Australia (AIA). Graeme visited the … Continue reading

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Why I Marched in March

(Photo: Simon Foale) Yesterday thousands of Australians from all round Australia took part in the March in March as a national vote of no-confidence in the policies of the Abbott Government. At the Townsville event there was a fantastic turnout … Continue reading

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