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Uluru Statement and Makarrata Messaging Redefines Sovereignty

By Stuart Rees  There is a huge contrast between the notion sovereignty depicted in the Uluru Statement from the Heart and political leaders’ perception of this concept as a weapon. Uluru’s message forecasts hope through reciprocity and healing. Politicians present sovereignty as a rampart to be defended, even as a justification for attack. Clothed in

People Power Brings Native Forests One Step Closer to Protection

In an act of solidarity for our forests, an enormous number of people acted to force a discussion on the ending of native forest logging. The NSW Parliament is now compelled to debate the future of native forests logging after more than 20,000 people signed the parliamentary e-petition. The petition calls for an end an end to

A win For the Community? Or Is There Worse to Come?

By Tim Peach On July 11 2022, the unexpected happened. The planning proposal for 17 Hawke Street – the old Huskisson Holy Trinity Church site - was withdrawn by the developer. The proposal had been for the land on which the former old Huskisson Holy Trinity Church stands rezoned to allow a development up to

Significant People’s Forum on Peace, Not Just in Ukraine

By Stuart Rees Citizens in Australia speak of peace and show how to reach that goal. They do not trust politicians stifled into thinking that security means militarism, or think tanks funded to promote the idea that national defence and arms industry interests are the same. Faced with wars and the violence of climate change,

Masks, Drums and Road Blocks; Police Repress Climate Activists

By The Mask Man I’m standing alone. I’m in the bushes, out of the sight of the police. Lots of them, including a police bus and the mounted police on their tall horses.  I had done a false start a minute ago. I had put the mask on, strapped on the drum and came out

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Environment

August 7, 2022

People Power Brings Native Forests One Step Closer to Protection

In an act of solidarity for our forests, an enormous number of people acted to force a discussion on the ending of native forest logging. The NSW Parliament is now compelled to debate the future of native forests logging after more than 20,000 people signed the parliamentary e-petition. The petition calls for an end an end to […]

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July 31, 2022

Significant People’s Forum on Peace, Not Just in Ukraine

By Stuart Rees Citizens in Australia speak of peace and show how to reach that goal. They do not trust politicians stifled into thinking that security means militarism, or think tanks funded to promote the idea that national defence and arms industry interests are the same. Faced with wars and the violence of climate change, […]

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July 21, 2022

Masks, Drums and Road Blocks; Police Repress Climate Activists

By The Mask Man I’m standing alone. I’m in the bushes, out of the sight of the police. Lots of them, including a police bus and the mounted police on their tall horses.  I had done a false start a minute ago. I had put the mask on, strapped on the drum and came out […]

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June 21, 2022

Let’s End Native Forest Logging Once and For All

By Takesa Frank Growing up surrounded by the Brooman State Forest has been the most wonderful experience. Many people would say their home is the four walls that provide them with shelter, however, my home goes beyond that; it includes the large amount of bushland around me. It encompasses the forest I ran through as […]

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Community

August 9, 2022

Uluru Statement and Makarrata Messaging Redefines Sovereignty

By Stuart Rees  There is a huge contrast between the notion sovereignty depicted in the Uluru Statement from the Heart and political leaders’ perception of this concept as a weapon. Uluru’s message forecasts hope through reciprocity and healing. Politicians present sovereignty as a rampart to be defended, even as a justification for attack. Clothed in […]

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August 7, 2022

People Power Brings Native Forests One Step Closer to Protection

In an act of solidarity for our forests, an enormous number of people acted to force a discussion on the ending of native forest logging. The NSW Parliament is now compelled to debate the future of native forests logging after more than 20,000 people signed the parliamentary e-petition. The petition calls for an end an end to […]

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August 4, 2022

A win For the Community? Or Is There Worse to Come?

By Tim Peach On July 11 2022, the unexpected happened. The planning proposal for 17 Hawke Street – the old Huskisson Holy Trinity Church site - was withdrawn by the developer. The proposal had been for the land on which the former old Huskisson Holy Trinity Church stands rezoned to allow a development up to […]

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July 21, 2022

Masks, Drums and Road Blocks; Police Repress Climate Activists

By The Mask Man I’m standing alone. I’m in the bushes, out of the sight of the police. Lots of them, including a police bus and the mounted police on their tall horses.  I had done a false start a minute ago. I had put the mask on, strapped on the drum and came out […]

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July 5, 2022

The Undoing of Roe v Wade Protections, Should Australia Expect Similar Attacks?

By Bonnie Cassen and Sandra Lee The terrible news of the overturning of Roe v Wade has galvanised thousands across Australia to attend pro-choice events last week in solidarity with people in America. For almost 50 years the legal ruling of Roe v Wade has granted Americans the constitutional right to access safe abortion services. Now that […]

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Politics

US Nuclear Submarines – A Dangerous Nonsense

By Stuart Rees Unless you think that force of arms gives security, that revival of alliances with far away governments makes sense, the decision to own and operate US nuclear submarines should be judged a dangerous nonsense. There are four reasons for making this claim.Foreign policy in search of an enemy, in this case China, […]

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July 31, 2022

Significant People’s Forum on Peace, Not Just in Ukraine

By Stuart Rees Citizens in Australia speak of peace and show how to reach that goal. They do not trust politicians stifled into thinking that security means militarism, or think tanks funded to promote the idea that national defence and arms industry interests are the same. Faced with wars and the violence of climate change, […]

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July 5, 2022

The Undoing of Roe v Wade Protections, Should Australia Expect Similar Attacks?

By Bonnie Cassen and Sandra Lee The terrible news of the overturning of Roe v Wade has galvanised thousands across Australia to attend pro-choice events last week in solidarity with people in America. For almost 50 years the legal ruling of Roe v Wade has granted Americans the constitutional right to access safe abortion services. Now that […]

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June 26, 2022

Julian Assange’s Freedom is Important to Us All

By Bonnie Cassen and Sandra Lee With the extradition of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to the US now approved by UK Home Secretary Priti Patel there is a small window for him to make an appeal. In Australia the divide between government and its citizens has never been wider with distrust growing daily. Attacks on […]

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