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» 28/02/2024 9:10:25 AM Go Peter! The prospect of Trump makes me glad I donít have grandchildren. I fear for a wor.....
» 17/11/2023 11:21:27 AM We have sectors, such as aged and disability care, that native born Australians mostly wil.....
» 16/11/2023 7:54:56 AM In the heart of Sydney, we have a cacophony of frogs such that the neighbours comment. No .....
» 23/05/2023 10:51:11 AM Good on you Everald! You are an example to us all!.....
» 30/05/2022 8:20:25 AM The citizens of USA are confused about their freedoms. In their eagerness to pursue their .....
» 29/12/2020 2:13:42 PM Oh Brendan, you are such a Grinch! Christmas in our secular world is a celebration of fami.....
» 7/12/2020 11:02:18 AM It's in vogue to bash the NDIS as another groaning bureaucracy as though it replaced somet.....
» 24/09/2020 9:26:06 AM Why does this diatribe from the other side of the world, full of "right-thinking".....
» 16/09/2020 1:44:05 PM You seem to be in the minority, J Bond. Aussies overseas are clamoring to come home and ha.....
» 15/05/2020 9:36:44 AM The NDIS has changed hundreds of thousands of Australian lives for the better. These are n.....
» 15/04/2020 12:42:51 PM A pyrrhic victory if ever there was one! The Pell acquittal exposes a church using all its.....
» 5/03/2019 9:04:49 AM Children who are abused have their lives destroyed. They grow into troubled adults who hav.....
» 24/08/2018 11:34:30 AM I can only reflect on the mediation skills of John Howard who kept this warring bunch toge.....
» 22/08/2018 11:33:12 AM We also must utilize appropriate crops, ones that do not use more than their fair share of.....
» 2/08/2018 1:56:32 PM Brendan O'Reilly, who used to preside over the state's shambolic disability department, th.....
» 3/01/2018 6:36:20 PM Two years ago a Senate Inquiry called for a Royal Commission into the institutional abuse,.....
» 9/08/2017 2:38:29 PM On one hand, we have become less ethical as the divide between the top and bottom gets wid.....
» 22/05/2017 2:34:59 PM Brendan presided for years over the shambolic and heartless state disability department. T.....
» 24/03/2017 12:37:26 PM I think we have to see the Bible as part of the literature that shaped our society and for.....
» 23/03/2017 8:50:29 AM I like the idea that tolerance is inferior to respect. I had Lebanese Moslem neighbors for.....
» 13/03/2017 1:21:04 PM I dislike that the CEO of Hope,funded by the Catholic Church, is now trying to draw the di.....
» 10/03/2017 9:27:53 AM Exactly right, Alan B. Rent your van from someone else, tell your granddaughter you don't .....
» 22/02/2017 8:43:12 AM It's the Catholics again, telling us all how to live and how to die. Let Paul and his ilk .....
» 2/12/2016 8:31:29 AM Yes, we are excited and hopeful that the NDIS will bring what is promises - choice and con.....
» 2/12/2016 8:24:41 AM On a planet that is facing cataclysm by over population of the human species, there must b.....
» 1/12/2016 11:15:08 AM Ah- the Christian lobby - telling us what we must and must not do with our own bodies! To .....
» 24/11/2016 2:25:22 PM Having grown up on a dairy farm and been brought up on milk that was not homogenized, past.....
» 24/08/2016 9:57:59 AM Polls confirm that Australians overwhelmingly approve of gay marriage - over 70%, we are t.....
» 12/08/2016 1:42:37 PM What this article misses is the ingrained culture of filial responsibility in the Chinese .....
» 1/08/2016 2:18:30 PM This is jumping on the disability wagon to promote your own agenda. The sad fact is that t.....
» 29/07/2016 1:37:08 PM Maybe Peter West should examine the arena of piano playing, where overwhelmingly, the part.....
» 15/09/2015 12:53:23 PM We should not overlook the achievement of Julie Bishop, who won the deputy's position 70 v.....
» 9/06/2015 9:50:11 AM Well done, David, for bringing this issue to the public eye. The utopian campaigners, as y.....
» 13/03/2015 12:19:41 PM We are fortunate to have someone of Peter's intellect telling it like it is with the benef.....
» 10/02/2015 8:11:00 PM I agree with the previous comment. So many of these so-called disability advocates are a w.....
» 4/12/2014 9:35:49 AM Amen, Bill! You speak for hundreds of thousands. My brilliant mother withered away in a nu.....
» 4/11/2014 10:11:59 AM Ha, yes, I know this line of thought. Everything is going to be privatized and market forc.....
» 22/10/2014 9:06:38 AM I, too, would have liked him to have had another term in office because his social reforms.....
» 13/06/2014 9:24:50 AM Three monkeys all right. Local, state and Feds, all passing the buck and refusing to take .....
» 5/06/2014 10:08:57 AM I applaud Fran and all the other cognitively-able people with physical disability who are .....
» 7/05/2014 11:09:14 AM So much outrage over the use of the "n" word, but our Mad as Hell can use the eq.....
» 6/05/2014 9:49:26 AM Well, what about it, Joe Hockey? You have just said that work is the best welfare and here.....
» 23/04/2014 4:15:22 PM Our child protection policy is a legacy of the stolen generation scandal. It is political .....
» 15/04/2014 5:16:17 PM We don't need to worry about the unfair and discriminatory PPL scheme which was set to pro.....
» 17/12/2013 7:59:07 AM Please remember that sexual abuse is the pointy end of the story and by far the most serio.....
» 9/09/2013 12:14:46 PM I cannot agree that the party that implemented the NDIS is "philosophically lightweig.....
» 8/05/2013 10:19:33 AM In this age of failure to commit and high divorce rates, I would have thought that any mov.....
» 28/03/2013 12:08:10 PM I am not a " welded on" Labor supporter but I have to agree with the "getti.....
» 4/03/2013 12:08:03 PM This debate does not belong in a country that gives the families of people with a disabili.....
» 14/02/2013 9:07:44 AM Sounds good to me. We all get to watch the footie instead of the tedious election coverage.....
» 14/02/2013 8:53:20 AM 40%of the population with a bachelor's degree by 2025, as opposed to 8% in the early 1990'.....
» 25/07/2012 3:20:10 PM Such a good article, discussing our head-in-the-sand attitude towards disability and our &.....
» 26/04/2012 9:23:14 AM I find it difficult to believe that anyone can list options for social and economic reform.....
» 1/03/2012 9:50:29 AM No Australian has the right to argue this case. It's easy to take the moral high ground an.....
» 9/02/2012 11:20:28 AM I would like you to tell all those elderly parents of the disabled adult child they had fo.....
» 12/10/2011 3:53:38 PM It's not only the ancient Greek culture, Mr Holden. The modern Greeks are having some prob.....
» 12/10/2011 3:39:48 PM Mention must be made of all those DSP recipients who work in supported workplaces, often f.....
» 18/08/2011 2:31:43 PM I worry, too, about our moral compass. Mostly I worry about all those ageing Australians w.....
» 21/07/2011 9:29:51 AM The popularity of the prime minister has nothing to do with the colour of her hair, her ge.....
» 29/04/2011 9:42:17 AM Resilience is so overworked as a word that it can resonate on many different levels. As th.....
» 15/04/2011 8:49:27 AM You are suggesting that accommodation models must be regulated and may not be left to the .....
» 8/04/2011 12:12:37 PM This article should be compulsory reading for everyone working in employment agencies, gov.....
» 29/03/2011 10:48:06 AM "Dignity of Risk" is a highly problematic term used by cheapskate disability sys.....
» 15/03/2011 12:00:39 PM Spot on, John! Our failure to provide caring facilities for our most dependent citizens mu.....
» 11/03/2011 11:45:24 AM Warwick Marsh is the bravest man of all, daring to liken a stance on gay marriage the with.....
» 10/03/2011 10:19:20 AM For how long was it, Hasbeen, that you cared for your mother? A year or two or five? Jean .....
» 10/03/2011 8:42:04 AM A National Disability Insurance Scheme will provide basic services. It will allow a newly .....
» 21/02/2011 9:38:41 AM In Australia's climate, there just cannot be trains or buses or schools without air condit.....
» 15/02/2011 9:19:38 AM There is apparently an international standard of measurement of need for social housing. A.....
» 13/01/2011 12:16:06 PM You state that systemic discrimination is afoot but fail to say it applies to the overwhel.....
» 22/11/2010 10:54:04 AM I agree with your stance on gay marriage but comparing this issue with slavery is a little.....
» 3/11/2010 11:47:30 AM It is SO sad that you seem to think that to find social justice battles you must look over.....
» 15/09/2010 9:37:33 AM We must remember that cultural diversity is not only about racism and folk from other land.....
» 9/08/2010 12:18:46 PM How do we go about getting this degree of community awareness for Intellectual Disability?.....
» 31/03/2010 10:39:49 AM Australia has water - it just doesn't harvest it. For months of the year, the Fitzroy Rive.....
» 23/03/2010 12:26:47 PM Are we not known as the most over-governed twenty-one million people on the planet? The cu.....
» 19/02/2010 11:37:49 AM I read this article in light of the fact that Kingsdene Special School is to close at the .....
» 17/02/2010 9:37:56 PM Perhaps Rachel should not use the Womans Day as her source, because it was announced today.....
» 14/12/2009 12:35:53 PM I have been searching for years for the reason behind Australia's failure to support its d.....
» 25/11/2009 9:12:32 AM Bravo! You have said it well, Don. People with a disability are regarded as "losers&q.....
» 29/08/2009 9:53:09 PM It is interesting that you should end on such a "positive note", Cam. The report.....
» 28/08/2009 1:41:18 PM What sort of an article can discuss equality, opportunity and outcomes in Australia in 200.....
» 26/08/2009 11:41:23 AM If Antiseptic thinks that women have achieved gender equality in this country, he/she migh.....
» 29/05/2009 10:24:24 AM Yes, we are a bit insular and parochial in this country, aren't we? As evidence of this, w.....
» 2/03/2009 2:13:41 PM The empathy is on the other foot. The voters know that from an elected representative who .....
» 12/11/2008 9:41:51 PM There is more than a modicum of truth in what Hasbeen suggests. There are some outrageousl.....
» 12/11/2008 1:16:18 PM Yes, Dr Moeller thought it would be different in Australia. He had not done his homework b.....
» 29/10/2008 12:58:57 PM This debate is the luxury of parents with the "normal" children. Try having a di.....
» 15/09/2008 10:07:10 AM The writer at least acknowledges Australia's "inhumane" treatment of our refugee.....
» 9/09/2008 9:53:28 AM I just bought my husband one for father's day. It cost $49 - hardly a sign of affluence - .....
» 15/08/2008 9:49:14 AM All these lovely sentiments just do not apply to the group of people I know. We feel ourse.....
» 29/03/2008 11:51:23 PM Asthma, Marilyn? Eleven years? I am talking about the parent/carers of people with a menta.....
» 28/03/2008 1:19:09 PM "Carer" is a broad term. Most carers are those who look after an ageing parent o.....
» 12/03/2008 10:35:58 PM Another fine article, Jean. After years of neglect and buck-passing,we look to this new go.....
» 31/10/2007 10:16:08 PM Rob Moodie has hit the nail on the head. Australia is a nation of generous people who are .....
» 21/09/2007 9:19:59 PM I have been saying what Lolita says for decades. Words are not enough, it is action that c.....
» 17/09/2007 10:19:10 PM You tell it like it is, Jean. There are two great social inequities in this country. One i.....
» 19/08/2007 12:06:51 AM Australians take for granted that places and services exist for their disabled fellow citi.....

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