February 3, 2023

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Quality news, views and analysis of issues that affect and inform us in the Douglas Shire.

Opinion

When b/millionaires cry out for higher taxes, it is a sure sign that the low-taxing, privatisation, out-sourcing model has gone too far. The question for Australia is can the Labor Government change direction and do it quickly enough so the benefits become apparent before it faces the electorate?

Crispin Hull shares his weekly op-ed on why we should vote Yes to the Voice….”surely after more than two centuries of dispossession; marginalisation; and attempted extermination by force or assimilation we (everyone who has the right to vote) can acknowledge the Indigenous people of Australia in a clause in the Constitution and that they should have a means of expressing their views on matters of concern to them and that those views should be listened to…”

The Republicans…wanted to overturn the 1973 Supreme Court decision in Rove v Wade which stated that the 14th amendment to the US Constitution (the right to privacy) nullified any legislative attempt by any of the states to restrict abortion.