Banking Royal Commission – Issues Facing Remote Communities

The Banking Royal Commission Round 4 hearings will focus on issues affecting Australians who live in remote and regional communities. The hearings will be heard in two locations: Brisbane: Monday 25 June – Friday 29 June 2018 Darwin: Monday 2 July – Friday 6 July 2018 The hearing will focus on issues relating to: Farming Read more about Banking Royal Commission – Issues Facing Remote Communities[…]

Secret Police Blacklist Targets Young People and Aboriginal People

NSW Police are targeting minority groups with a secret blacklist. The Suspect Target Management Plan (STMP) is a police list that identifies people who police believe are at risk of committing an offence in the future. 55% of STMP targets are Aboriginal and almost half are under the age of 25. Children as young as Read more about Secret Police Blacklist Targets Young People and Aboriginal People[…]

What is the Australia Day debate really about?

What is the Australia Day debate really about? With Australia Day coming up there has been continued debate about whether the date should be changed. Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull released a video on Facebook putting forward his strong view that Australia Day should remain as is. He says: “I am disappointed by those who want Read more about What is the Australia Day debate really about?[…]