Articles from North Coast Voices
Excerpts from ABC News, 3 February 2016:A history of treaties in the Timor Sea * In 1989 Australia and Indonesia signed the Timor Gap Treaty when East Timor was still under Indonesian occupation. * East Timor was left with no permanent maritime border and Indonesia and Australia got to share the wealth in what was known as the Timor Gap. * In 2002 East Timor gained independe
Excerpt from email sent by australianlabor.org.au, 6 February 2016:Victory was declared this week. Punctuation was defeated and the Government’s semi-annual skirmishes against hyphens and semi-colons came to an end. After two years the Government decided to stop their so-called "red tape repeal days".
Is talk of make superannuation policy fairer just part of the political spin in the lead-up to this year's federal election spin or will the Turnbull Government genuinely commitment to removing overgenerous superannuation tax concessions for the wealthy?In 2015 Australian Treasurer Scott Morrision put superannuation tax concessions for the high-income earners on the table -
It would appear that when he was prime minister the MP for Warringah, Tony Abbott, was not only telling political lies of omission and commission to Australian voters – he may also telling them to his own government.The Australian, 1 February 2016:
Julian Assange has reportedly been living in the Ecuadorian embassy in London since 12 June 2012, a total of 1,328 days since he sought asylum there.The legal matter which triggered his request for asylum remains unresolved to date.On 5 February 2016 the Office of High Commissioner, Human Rights, United Nations, issued this statement:The
Abbott was born in England in the 1950s and he is still a creature of it.