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Forty years after my first and only arrest for cannabis – not much has changed

March 17, 2023 - 15:05 -- Admin

Forty years ago, while living in a share-house in Port Stephens (north of Newcastle, NSW), I arrived home from work one evening to a house that was suddenly and inexplicably littered with drug paraphernalia. Of course, I immediately gathered most of it onto the coffee table in the loungeroom and puzzled over it. Then, after…

High Court fight for safe housing in remote Indigenous communities has far-reaching implications for renters nationwide

March 15, 2023 - 16:24 -- Admin

Grata Fund: Media Release On Thursday 16 March from 9.45am, the High Court of Australia will consider whether compensation is available for distress or disappointment suffered by First Nations people living in dilapidated housing in remote communities. It is the first residential tenancy case being heard by Australia’s highest court in a generation. Whilst this…

“Road to War”

March 15, 2023 - 15:27 -- Admin

Media Release: The Road to War Latest film by David Bradbury Premiere to be held in Melbourne 6.30pm, March 22 at the Cinema Nova, Carlton. Online tickets can be purchased here. A Q&A will follow the screening. Special guests (some featured in the documentary) to join David Bradbury: John Lander, former deputy ambassador to China,…