PM Morrison has bowed to public pressure, announcing he will address homophobic legislation but the extent to which he delivers remains uncertain, writes John Passant in Independent Australia.
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This was published in today’s Canberra Times.
Support for uni strike
The forthcoming strike at the University of Canberra highlights a reality not often mentioned in discussions of higher education. (“Canberra Uni staff to strike for first time in decade’, October 11, p3) Our universities are built on the unpaid labour of their workers.
Complete with a new leader, this Government remains in complete disarray — merely keeping the seat warm for Labor, I write in Independent Australia.
I am become a tablet
A pill to kill the enemy within
Out damn spot rages nightly
And every day
Where hope abandons hope
And grows again
A gain that walks better today
But not so well tomorrow
Tottering between pain and moving
Out damn sorrow and take with you
The filth that spews its way
Be gone, the tablet chants
And my mind enjoins the song
The massive voter desertion of the Liberal Party in the previously safe seat of Wagga Wagga will take some explaining, writes Canberra correspondent John Passant in Independent Australia.