02 Jun Our Constitution already gives First Nations a say

James Paterson -- The Australian -- 2 June, 2017    Indigenous Australians should be properly consulted on policies that affect them. But that can be achieved without radical constitutional change. The full implications of the Uluru Statement from the Heart will be clear only when the Referendum Council’s...

Read More

31 May More questions raised about CFA split

Tom Minear and Anthony Galloway -- Herald Sun -- 31 May, 2017   CLAIMS by the Andrews Government that it is being forced to dismantle the CFA because of a ”completely unworkable” federal law have been thrown into doubt by documents filed at the Fair Work Commission. Premier...

Read More

24 Mar Back the 18C amendments or face another QUT fiasco

James Paterson -- The Australian -- 24 March 2017   Across the political spectrum, everyone agrees the Queensland University of Technology students’ case under section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act was an appalling injustice. Everyone says they want to ensure a case like it never happens again. But...

Read More