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» 26/11/2013 3:33:26 AM Thank you Joe.....
» 18/03/2013 4:37:57 PM Minotaur - yes, I have worked in Aboriginal alcohol rehab services, also in support and an.....
» 18/03/2013 12:50:45 PM Minotaur is ignorant, at least in some respects. Massive international research shows reha.....
» 13/03/2013 2:36:18 PM Raw Mustard, nobody is talking about banning alcohol (although Diver dan seems to want to .....
» 13/03/2013 1:58:29 PM Diver Dan - a lot of good points there, but you want Wesfarmers and Woolies share holders .....
» 13/03/2013 11:00:21 AM Diver Dan: I must concede that you are most probably correct; but that shouldn't prevent t.....
» 13/03/2013 9:12:07 AM Diver Dan: there is some good movement on the Liberal side of this argument, with Federal .....
» 28/06/2012 6:17:33 PM Leslie Isn't that what good education should help to do? You can't just take kids wholus-b.....
» 28/06/2012 12:21:10 PM [continued] Apart from the fact that Indigenous Assistant Teachers are not totally untrain.....
» 28/06/2012 12:17:22 PM Oh no, not another jaundiced and misleading article from the Queen of Spleen, flogging one.....
» 5/06/2012 1:49:18 AM So whacky. So loose with the facts. Jenny Macklin is not now and never has been Minister.....
» 23/05/2012 9:52:28 PM Dane (Posted by dane, Wednesday, 23 May 2012 6:11:47 PM): as Joe intimates, I wouldn't arg.....
» 23/05/2012 11:08:58 AM (continued from above) Mal Brough, John Howard and Kevin Rudd had no idea about the actua.....
» 23/05/2012 11:02:37 AM Bess is not just fearless, educated and intelligent, she is also highly principled and com.....
» 29/02/2012 2:25:05 PM The Inquiry reports back to the Senators, and presumably it informs their final discussion.....
» 9/02/2012 2:41:07 AM The NTER has not removed Aboriginal control from large areas of land, as only a fraction o.....
» 9/02/2012 2:22:58 AM Thanks Amanda. I too spend time in your beautiful part of the world; in fact some of my pa.....
» 7/02/2012 11:09:15 PM If you provide policing and safety services in communities which previously often had to c.....
» 7/02/2012 10:55:04 PM Amanda I think itís unfair for you to allege Iím discounting the incarceration and suicide.....
» 6/02/2012 12:23:20 PM The studies by the Menzies School of Health in one part of Arnhem Land and at Utopia do in.....
» 6/02/2012 12:13:40 PM Amanda Once again, donít believe all the hype you hear or read, especially when it comes t.....
» 5/02/2012 3:32:04 PM Saltpetre, re Ďurbaní influences: I wouldnít be too worried about that. There are capable.....
» 5/02/2012 3:17:40 PM Amanda - Not many people live permanently on most outstations/homelands. More important is.....
» 5/02/2012 12:06:36 AM Saltpetre Thanks for your positive response. Of course, there are sometimes problems assoc.....
» 4/02/2012 12:23:34 PM One more point: your concern about maintaining Aboriginal culture is somewhat misplaced. A.....
» 4/02/2012 11:33:56 AM The first document (the Community Safety and Wellbeing Research Study) illustrates the gre.....
» 4/02/2012 11:33:02 AM Thank you Amanda - you describe exactly what deters me from posting comments on OLO articl.....
» 5/10/2011 9:08:59 AM Thank you for publishing this very thoughtful and useful article. Let's hope some of the h.....
» 31/08/2011 4:54:32 PM Amicus, many Aboriginal people who leave remote "estates" and live in cities don.....
» 31/08/2011 2:56:54 PM (More for Amicus to chew on, continuing from the above) However, some elements of their fa.....
» 31/08/2011 2:09:06 PM Amicus: The Aboriginal people who were the original inhabitants were not 'nomadic' in the.....
» 24/06/2011 2:23:39 PM [Deleted for abuse.].....
» 24/06/2011 11:36:39 AM Paul McDonald fails to acknowledge (wilfully ignores?) the huge amount of work carried out.....
» 14/04/2011 11:03:49 AM Sorry Ernie/Erik, but as hot satire goes, that wasn't even tepid.....
» 28/03/2011 10:26:00 PM PaulL Alcohol is supply-sensitive - check out WHO surveys of what works in reducing alcoho.....
» 28/03/2011 9:34:26 PM PaulL Where are you going with this? Why all the boys in education talk in a discussion ab.....
» 21/02/2011 9:17:11 AM Thank you Gobsmacked. It is rare to see somebody who has informed, balanced and factually-.....
» 18/02/2011 3:26:42 PM Fraser and the other well meaning signatories are probably not aware of the utterly desper.....
» 28/01/2011 5:44:18 PM Good article by Charlie Ward, bringing into the debate important issues that normally lie .....
» 4/01/2011 2:45:34 PM Ms Barnett's analysis rightly makes much of the need for all of us to respect the rigorous.....
» 20/12/2010 11:18:51 AM For somebody who reckons "We must inform ourselves ... of the real situation in the N.....
» 14/12/2010 11:03:38 AM Jennifer Thanks for your article, it is useful for us who are not completely in the media .....
» 2/07/2010 10:30:11 AM Wouldn't the sun rays hit different aspects of the rock at different times of the year? It.....
» 29/06/2010 8:11:26 PM You can rest easier, Tired & Weary, the income quarantining/management will not apply to e.....
» 21/05/2010 1:04:15 PM FAHCSIA seems to have a major leadership problem. Nonsense like the Yuendumu flyer is ende.....
» 16/02/2010 1:39:01 PM He resembles one of those saints who like to flagellate themselves and everybody else all .....
» 10/02/2010 11:23:43 AM This is a very touching story Stephen; thanks for telling it to us. It is also extremely .....
» 6/12/2009 12:49:22 AM Pilger is like some mascot for those who want to delude themselves, or live in a world of .....
» 5/12/2009 11:53:18 PM Eva has got her knickers in a knot about a few imaginary problems here. The proposal is t.....
» 14/10/2009 12:47:44 PM Dear Maracas1 Don't fall for all the anti-Intervention hype. By no means have all the Bro.....
» 14/10/2009 10:44:35 AM My old mate Tommo up to his usual self-congratulatory tricks and smug superiority again. H.....
» 3/08/2009 10:09:52 AM Whilst "Aboriginal Christians are endeavouring to hold together two realities in thei.....
» 9/07/2009 8:08:35 PM OK Rollo, but if they never never find any healthy food in the shop, then they are never n.....
» 20/06/2009 3:24:10 AM One point Jimmy: You are incorrect when you say "The NT Government says it will conti.....
» 5/06/2009 11:09:27 PM Whistler seems to reckon that any violence to women in traditional Aboriginal societies co.....
» 4/06/2009 10:28:11 PM Whistler Archaeological evidence, especially from around Lake Mungo, provides much evidenc.....
» 24/02/2009 11:16:53 PM Leigh's cynical dismissal of Hagan's piece is unwarranted. Mick Dodson's speech was a land.....
» 18/11/2008 11:31:03 AM If people want to join the ranks of the witless morons who habitually hawk their often ign.....
» 3/11/2008 10:54:46 AM Ah, another tidbit of semi-hysterical conspiracy-mongering by our own world class expert o.....
» 2/11/2008 12:26:16 AM Maracas1 makes the same type of silly mistake as Ringy, Gossy & Co. "Aboriginal Comm.....
» 1/11/2008 7:41:31 AM Ringy & Gossy are the new cheerleaders of crude self-determination theory in Indigenous af.....
» 9/10/2008 2:47:01 PM Ms Hudson makes some very good points, but when she claims categorically that "CDEP i.....
» 23/09/2008 9:35:24 PM palimpsest There is very little to report, but perhaps the best is yet to come. Re ".....
» 23/09/2008 12:32:34 AM Spencer is a wee bit out of touch with reality. Many remote area schools round here are lu.....
» 17/08/2008 12:36:49 PM Passy You are correct in thinking that the CLP vote didn't increase by much in absolute te.....
» 14/07/2008 10:35:40 PM Although CDEP needs critiquing, this tendentious article isn't the way to do it. Ms Hudson.....
» 8/07/2008 12:19:28 AM Jenni Go to the NACCHO, OXFAM, ANTaR or AMA websites and you will find links to large deta.....
» 5/05/2008 10:57:30 AM So I guess that Davis & Maddison have neither malice, nor an ideological agenda. Their sn.....
» 27/03/2008 10:09:09 PM Never ignore the creepy Ringy, who is a clever & manipulative sycophant. And never compar.....
» 26/03/2008 10:37:32 PM Yes, "chronic activation of our stress systems can be very counter-productive." .....
» 4/03/2008 11:14:48 PM 1. 99 year leases - I would prefer a 99 yr lease, as would most other investors. Buying a .....
» 4/03/2008 3:13:17 PM Very strong on assertions, Zelig, but not so good on supporting arguments. 99 year lease.....
» 3/03/2008 1:05:49 PM Kevin can lecture us about "The disconnect between job vacancies, young Indigenous pe.....
» 3/03/2008 1:02:28 PM Kevin Rennie says "There seems to be a clear plan to involve communities in housing d.....
» 24/02/2008 8:28:16 PM Please can you mob get over it? or find a private forum to vent your spleen on each other?.....
» 21/02/2008 10:51:24 PM "all the glib cliche's and brain dead reasons that spew out from the mouths of black .....
» 21/02/2008 10:04:33 PM "Children will ultimately be influenced by, and will inevertably succumb to, the habi.....
» 11/02/2008 10:21:33 AM Moore is correct when he says "It is self evident that permits havenít protected peop.....
» 10/02/2008 6:08:32 PM Passy The major problems with the government-sanctioned taking of kids in the time of the .....
» 8/02/2008 12:06:58 PM Leigh It is true that some 'self-imposed Aboriginal leaders' have done as you say; but it .....
» 6/02/2008 9:46:23 AM "That whiff of turkey in the air may well be emanating from" the National Indige.....
» 30/01/2008 10:07:55 PM Dear Hasbeen Almost all the formed roads through the Aboriginal freehold lands claimed un.....
» 22/01/2008 9:41:07 PM Rainier The citizenship rights I was referring to are the rights to vote in all elections,.....
» 18/01/2008 5:15:33 PM I'm surprised that none of the commentators here - especially the author of the original a.....
» 15/01/2008 10:26:25 PM Romany Thank you - that was a very gracious post you made. My wife was taught by experts.....
» 14/01/2008 8:43:47 PM Actually Romany, you have it quite wrong. In fact you have it back to front. The possessiv.....
» 14/01/2008 2:15:53 PM OK 'fluff4', back to school with you! (Not sure whether you are just baiting me, but I'll .....
» 8/01/2008 2:15:08 PM Rainier I would like to dispute your assertion that this article could have been published.....
» 7/01/2008 9:41:28 AM Fine, thoughtful & intelligent article, great way to start debate on Indigenous issues for.....
» 20/12/2007 11:25:06 AM What is really encouraging in Steve's article is the spotlight he puts on Ken Henry's exce.....
» 5/10/2007 10:29:15 AM Is this the most sensible article you too have ever had the pleasure of reading on OLO? A.....
» 1/10/2007 10:41:37 AM Great to see writer/thinker of this calibre & a learned commentator/poster engaging in deb.....
» 21/09/2007 10:15:55 PM CJMorgan & Palimpsest: Re prosecutions: Best to hold judgement on this one for a year or t.....
» 18/09/2007 10:11:56 PM what on earth was that about? paranoia in cyberspace?.....
» 18/09/2007 3:03:44 PM The chances of two events as rare as a ringy thingy article and accuracy occurring on the .....
» 7/09/2007 9:57:53 PM Don't be silly Rainier. The document (featured in Crikey yesterday, & on the NIT web site).....
» 27/08/2007 7:23:12 PM Rod Not a bad article, but a little heavy on the motherhood statements endorsing problem-s.....
» 6/08/2007 11:38:01 AM Another tendentious tract from our gun 'Alice Springs based writer'. It includes froth s.....
» 27/07/2007 6:40:43 PM polpak So governments and citizens in general have no responsibilities in relation to chi.....
» 25/07/2007 7:44:39 PM Polpak I have encountered few if any remote computers with such filters, but plenty of exc.....
» 24/07/2007 12:48:04 AM About time that some more Indigenous commentators were game to come out in support of Pear.....
» 23/07/2007 7:19:59 PM polpak "Leaving decisions to the beholder to fit into how they view the world, with .....
» 21/07/2007 7:49:26 PM OK polpak, I guess in your laissez-faire, cybertopian/libertarian universe unlimited acces.....
» 20/07/2007 11:10:39 PM Don't bother Cornflower - Ringy is a just another blow-in, an instant expert on Central Au.....
» 20/07/2007 9:35:26 PM Simon I have no doubt that there will be more uranium mining and storage happening within .....
» 17/07/2007 1:47:44 PM Desipis As you say, it would be interesting to see more analysis of differences in healt.....
» 15/07/2007 9:56:01 PM Neil The challenge, as I see it, is to ask ourselves what we would do if 95% of us were t.....
» 14/07/2007 4:35:16 PM Thanks palimpsest. I worked with Fred Hollows' Trachoma Program in the 70s. We had excel.....
» 13/07/2007 12:58:18 PM Thanks JohnT ... well ... it was late at night ... Yeah - we need a Marshall (Brough? Rud.....
» 13/07/2007 1:52:38 AM The torpor that these kind of wellmeaning but platitudinous contributions induce is a seri.....
» 13/07/2007 1:27:36 AM TOPENDA brings some unfortunate prejudices to the debate. This silly idea that the Feds s.....
» 13/07/2007 1:03:55 AM James makes some good points - social workers are generally unfairly maligned and their co.....
» 7/07/2007 4:41:02 PM Banjo Some small communities composed mainly of one extended family or clan group, and wh.....
» 6/07/2007 11:31:06 AM The problem with HREOC's approach is that it has demonstrably failed to identify practical.....
» 6/07/2007 10:48:39 AM ChristineMac You can't continue dishonestly trying to scare people with such inaccurate n.....
» 6/07/2007 10:24:47 AM Some quibbles with Holden's article: The struggle for land rights was not motivated by so.....
» 5/07/2007 10:46:46 AM Celivia Although some states appear to have higher incidences, the NTG usually has no chil.....
» 3/07/2007 11:45:38 PM Eric G: Yes I have a few 'ifs'. I don't believe I have a conflict of interest - I am indep.....
» 3/07/2007 3:27:59 PM Rainier You are dead right. Health experts have declared there is an annual shortfall in .....
» 2/07/2007 9:35:04 PM No, I don't live in fairyland, am very definitely not a Howard stooge, and I actually work.....
» 2/07/2007 8:37:38 PM Brett Solomon needs to catch up with a few key facts. 1. Federal Police are being sent in.....
» 2/07/2007 12:27:14 AM Rainier You read me wrongly. I do not believe there is an "obvious and simple propor.....
» 1/07/2007 11:09:40 AM KartiyaJim: Communities don't have "miniscule numbers of substantial houses" - .....
» 1/07/2007 10:09:06 AM Pegasus ol chap, you are off on a wrong track. Time to take stock and look around with fre.....
» 1/07/2007 9:16:45 AM Now hold yr horses there BobbieCee ol pal. Now what's this nonsense about the OIPC being .....
» 1/07/2007 12:35:40 AM The authoritative Bobbiecee speaks A-grade piffle. Things have been bad for a lot longer.....
» 29/06/2007 11:07:33 PM With due respect, Casual Reader, I would suggest that the Aboriginal Medical Services (I w.....
» 29/06/2007 1:42:55 PM Healthwatcher: in bald figures around $33 billion of Commonwealth funds has been spent di.....
» 29/06/2007 1:39:08 PM Healthwatcher: in bald figures around $33 billion of Commonwealth funds has been spent di.....
» 29/06/2007 1:32:45 PM Healthwatcher: in bald figures around $33 billion of Commonwealth funds has been spent di.....
» 28/06/2007 11:39:27 PM To ChrisC: Be careful when you quote self-appointed spokespeople from Mutitjulu. Often al.....
» 28/06/2007 11:35:58 AM Oh boy, have Daeron and ChristineMac got this one wrong! Where Hirst is analytical and cl.....
» 16/06/2007 11:36:36 AM Rubbish, runner, rubbish: this little free thinker has led campaigns for greater police ac.....
» 15/06/2007 7:22:07 PM Ok 'stop&think': nobody is 'trying to silence believers who act in public life'. That is a.....
» 15/06/2007 11:10:55 AM Thanks Aime for your sensible comment. Unlike that of 'stop&think', who could more aptly.....
» 10/06/2007 4:16:19 PM Grasping at straws, Irfan.....
» 9/06/2007 9:26:23 PM Danielle It is unclear to me why you would think one, albeit significant, mistake would fu.....
» 31/05/2007 1:05:28 PM Demos my old mate, you are a sillybilly. We don't 'have to support another government depa.....
» 31/05/2007 10:16:19 AM Thanks Victor. Your contribution to this debate is valuable, but why lead off with such a .....
» 30/05/2007 5:41:49 PM Country Gal & West, here are some useful statistics: 56,875 Indigenous persons were counte.....
» 27/05/2007 4:27:58 PM Thank you TR, for your uncommon sense & reasonableness, on this network of undisciplined g.....
» 26/05/2007 4:44:38 PM West's arguments are misguided. Most Indigenous people don't have an option of choosing n.....
» 24/05/2007 10:18:37 AM Although I am something of a media junkie, this is the first I've heard about the NDoT. Th.....
» 21/05/2007 5:32:44 PM With respect to FrankGol: 'And what did Bruce Pascoe do?' He failed to provide an accu.....
» 21/05/2007 11:15:14 AM It is true that Australians in general are ignorant of many aspects of classical Australia.....
» 14/05/2007 3:08:32 PM 2deadly: you are sadly ignorant. If non-Indigenous towns experienced similar levels of alc.....
» 8/05/2007 9:40:01 PM Strayan has missed the point completely: nobody has proposed outlawing alcohol......
» 8/05/2007 10:26:34 AM Mr Hagan is anguished because Peter Beatty has introduced Alcohol Management Plans (AMPs) .....
» 25/04/2007 8:37:05 PM Ian K is right, but to characterise the Ring article as 'criticism' is being too tolerant......
» 23/04/2007 8:39:45 PM Another extravagantly pious & condescending article from the infinitely superior & omnisci.....
» 12/03/2007 3:17:33 PM Ballenger doesn't appear to twig that the very mechanism by which he is able to spread his.....
» 5/03/2007 10:52:15 PM Mr Ring is obviously correct, but - the smugness, the smugness .........
» 21/11/2006 10:19:13 AM Ah foolish pride .... what glorious ratbaggery, the stuff that makes us nostalgic for the .....

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