Posts Tagged ‘Peter Dutton’

Albanese and Dutton need to find common ground on Voice to Australia’s Parliament

Thursday, June 8th, 2023

An Australian priest backing the Indigenous Voice referendum to parliament fears the result will leave Australians divided. That will be a tragedy, he says. Father Frank Brennan (pictured), a Jesuit priest and human rights lawyer, blames leadership on both political sides for not seeking common ground. He hopes a “reconciling spirit” will blow through parliament’s Read more

Dutton’s refugee ploy undermining New Zealand

Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has made finding a solution to the Manus Island standoff a priority. The remaining refugees and asylum seekers of the Lombrom Naval Base insist that their new locations in Lorengau closer to community areas will be unsafe, and refuse to leave. During this crisis, the Turnbull government has become visibly Read more

Australian asylum seeker policy designed to break people

Friday, May 13th, 2016

Peter Dutton, what do you do between the hours of midnight and 5am? Do you sleep? If so, I really must ask – how can you? Dozens of Australians sit up all night, every single night, comforting asylum seekers on Manus Island and Nauru. You don’t have to, therefore the task falls to the advocates. Read more

Anti-abortion activist deported from Australia

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

American anti-abortion activist Troy Newman lost a legal bid to stay in Australia after arriving on Thursday without a visa. His visa had been cancelled before he left the United States by Australia’s Department of Immigration and Border Protection. Mr Newman, who is president of Operation Rescue in the US, had planned a 10-day speaking Read more