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Over 300 organisations, businesses, and community groups call on all Parliamentarians to respond to the crisis in Afghanistan

Over 300 organisations, businesses, and community groups have signed on to a joint letter to all Federal MPs and Senators calling on them to take urgent action on the devastating situation in Afghanistan. The joint letter was sent to all Parliamentarians on 18 August and urges 7 practical steps that the Australian Government can take to provide safety for people from Afghanistan and to show leadership on the global stage.

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Inhumane conditions on Christmas Island provoke unrest: George Newhouse

Commenting on the recent protests in the Christmas Island detention facility, George Newhouse, Principal Solicitor and Director of the National Justice Project, has said tension has been building up over recent months at the facility. “The federal government has a policy of keeping detainees in harsh and inhumane conditions to force them to leave Australia, this disturbance should not be …

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BREAKING: #DuttonDefeated in High Court by Refugees

Refugees who were detained by the government in Nauru and Papua New Guinea have secured a major legal victory in the High Court of Australia against the Minister for Home Affairs, Peter Dutton. The High Court of Australia has ruled that the Federal Court has the power to hear the cases of over 50 refugees and asylum seekers, after the …

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WA Attorney General rejects calls to investigate murder of Baby Charlie; approves parliamentary committee into Margaret River tragedy.

The Attorney General of Western Australia, Hon. John Quigley MLA, has rejected calls for a public inquest into the role of police in the death of baby Charlie Mullaley, while approving a parliamentary inquiry into the role of the family law system in a Margaret River mass-shooting. Family members speak out: The Mullaley family has spoken out on the Attorney …