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Mandela Courage for a Dangerous World

By Stuart Rees Not for Mandela the contemporary, pragmatic tactic of polling by sticking a finger in the air to test in which direction voters’ interests are blowing. The July 18 celebration of Mandela Day carried the question, how would this inimitable leader respond to today’s crises, to lives threatened by poverty and violence, by

Cruising For Trust

By Chris Grounds Could a new project to bring cruise ships into Jervis Bay be trusted and taken on face value? Certainly not and neither should it be. The NBT has reported previously over the last seven years on the debate associated with cruise ship operations in Jervis Bay and it is a story that

Julian Assange and the Culture of Revenge

By Stuart Rees To lessen the macabre prospect of Julian Assange spending 175 years in a US maximum security prison, the US Department of Justice suggests that he could serve prison time in Australia. In a decade long tragedy, this latest act looks like nurture for an all-consuming culture of revenge in which legal theatre has

Last Chance to Help Manyana Community Save Forest Sanctuary from Bulldozers

By Bonnie Cassen The lull is over. The Manyana community’s fight to save 20 hectares of unburnt forest, a sanctuary for wildlife, from being bulldozed for a housing development enters a critical round. Developer Manyana Coast Pty Ltd (Ozy Homes) has now published additional documentation, as requested by the Federal Minister for the Environment Sussan

Refugee Week Calls for Justice for Refugees and Asylum Seekers

By Marion Jacka Refugee rights have featured heavily in Australian news in recent weeks with widespread support for the Murugappan family after four-year-old Tharnicaa became seriously ill with sepsis on Christmas Island.  While the family has now been moved to community detention in Perth, the Government has rejected calls for them to be granted visas

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Environment

July 21, 2021

Cruising For Trust

By Chris Grounds Could a new project to bring cruise ships into Jervis Bay be trusted and taken on face value? Certainly not and neither should it be. The NBT has reported previously over the last seven years on the debate associated with cruise ship operations in Jervis Bay and it is a story that […]

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July 14, 2021

Last Chance to Help Manyana Community Save Forest Sanctuary from Bulldozers

By Bonnie Cassen The lull is over. The Manyana community’s fight to save 20 hectares of unburnt forest, a sanctuary for wildlife, from being bulldozed for a housing development enters a critical round. Developer Manyana Coast Pty Ltd (Ozy Homes) has now published additional documentation, as requested by the Federal Minister for the Environment Sussan […]

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June 11, 2021

Bravehearts and Angels Call Out Wood Chipping

By Bonnie Cassen Bega experienced a taste of Extinction Rebellion as activists disrupted Liberal MP Andrew Constance’s office in Bega. A pile of wood chips was dumped on the office doorstep, a brave grandfather glued himself to the door, two locked on to the roof awning and an angel stood singing sad truths of a […]

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June 10, 2021

Gateway Sculpture – Connecting Communities, Healing Trauma

By Jade Lee As a ten year old growing up in Iceland, Dora Rognvaldsdottir remembers being taken aside by a teacher who encouraged her to explore art. She braved buses and blizzards to attend course after course after school and her love for art grew. Dora’s love of art has grown along with her own […]

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Community

July 21, 2021

Cruising For Trust

By Chris Grounds Could a new project to bring cruise ships into Jervis Bay be trusted and taken on face value? Certainly not and neither should it be. The NBT has reported previously over the last seven years on the debate associated with cruise ship operations in Jervis Bay and it is a story that […]

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July 14, 2021

Last Chance to Help Manyana Community Save Forest Sanctuary from Bulldozers

By Bonnie Cassen The lull is over. The Manyana community’s fight to save 20 hectares of unburnt forest, a sanctuary for wildlife, from being bulldozed for a housing development enters a critical round. Developer Manyana Coast Pty Ltd (Ozy Homes) has now published additional documentation, as requested by the Federal Minister for the Environment Sussan […]

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June 23, 2021

Illawarra Community Holds ‘Dinner For Palestine’

Wollongong’s recent Protest for Palestine saw Crown Street Mall fill with protestors demonstrating against the ongoing annexation of Palestinian territories, Israeli occupation, and the human rights violations occurring in Gaza and the West Bank. The rallies highlighted many Illawarra residents’ outrage at the current conditions experienced by Palestinian people. The Illawarra community will come together […]

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June 21, 2021

Refugee Week Calls for Justice for Refugees and Asylum Seekers

By Marion Jacka Refugee rights have featured heavily in Australian news in recent weeks with widespread support for the Murugappan family after four-year-old Tharnicaa became seriously ill with sepsis on Christmas Island.  While the family has now been moved to community detention in Perth, the Government has rejected calls for them to be granted visas […]

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June 17, 2021

Boot Wants You to Survive

A comic by Liz Argall A Few Survival Resources Liz Argall is the creator of Things Without Arms and Without Legs - A comic about creatures who are kind. Liz’s Things Without comics have helped people understand their own feelings and emotions and be able to embrace and harness the sadness we all feel but […]

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Politics

Mandela Courage for a Dangerous World

By Stuart Rees Not for Mandela the contemporary, pragmatic tactic of polling by sticking a finger in the air to test in which direction voters’ interests are blowing. The July 18 celebration of Mandela Day carried the question, how would this inimitable leader respond to today’s crises, to lives threatened by poverty and violence, by […]

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July 14, 2021

Julian Assange and the Culture of Revenge

By Stuart Rees To lessen the macabre prospect of Julian Assange spending 175 years in a US maximum security prison, the US Department of Justice suggests that he could serve prison time in Australia. In a decade long tragedy, this latest act looks like nurture for an all-consuming culture of revenge in which legal theatre has […]

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July 14, 2021

Last Chance to Help Manyana Community Save Forest Sanctuary from Bulldozers

By Bonnie Cassen The lull is over. The Manyana community’s fight to save 20 hectares of unburnt forest, a sanctuary for wildlife, from being bulldozed for a housing development enters a critical round. Developer Manyana Coast Pty Ltd (Ozy Homes) has now published additional documentation, as requested by the Federal Minister for the Environment Sussan […]

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June 23, 2021

Illawarra Community Holds ‘Dinner For Palestine’

Wollongong’s recent Protest for Palestine saw Crown Street Mall fill with protestors demonstrating against the ongoing annexation of Palestinian territories, Israeli occupation, and the human rights violations occurring in Gaza and the West Bank. The rallies highlighted many Illawarra residents’ outrage at the current conditions experienced by Palestinian people. The Illawarra community will come together […]

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