Let’s campaign for a time frame. Not another Christmas in detention! Here’s our proposal: 12 August On International Youth Day: We ask the Government to commit to a resettlement plan in a SUITABLE country. An amnesty to be resettled in Australia is preferable. 19 August on World Humanitarian Day: To have all refugees transferred to… Continue reading Not another Christmas in detention!
It looks like the answer is NO! Powerful piece from Britain’s Chanel 4. Leslie Arthur Crockford Man’s inhumanity to man never seems to end. How those politicians sleep at night I cannot imagine. It must take the most awful act of self denial, such as we are now seeing in connection with the Iraq war… Continue reading Should Britain follow Australia on immigration?
Poor Peter Dutton is upset because people are saying mean things about him and he didn’t get as many votes as he thought. He is in Dickson and his seat is one in doubt. Even if he wins his seat, he has received a clear message that Australians are not happy with him. https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2016/jul/03/this-handful-of-close-seats-will-decide-the-australian-election-result 58… Continue reading Peter Dutton’s seat in doubt
THE SENATE One of the roles of the Senate is to check on the Government. and to check new laws. They also listen to what the Australian people want. You all know Senator Sarah Hanson Young and Richard Di Natalie. The senators represent states and territories. There are 76 senators. THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES There… Continue reading LESSON 3 SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES and HUNG PARLIAMENT
The Queen of England is the head of Australia. She lives in England which is a long way away from Australia. So she puts a Governor-General in charge who lives in Australia. This is a picture of all of the parts of the Parliament of Australian. There are 2 houses of parliament. One is called… Continue reading LESSON 2