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Rule of law flourishes in proud Hong Kong

There was pessimistic mood at the bar of the Hong Kong Foreign Correspondents’ Club on the night of the handover to China.

Few of us imagined the plan for “one country, two systems” ...

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Selective Multiculturalism in Australian Society - From Many: One

Selective Multiculturalism in Australian Society - From Many: One

In my maiden speech to the Australian Federal Parliament I addressed two contemporary issues confronting our nation - the notions of reconciliation and multiculturalism in present day society and ...

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Refugees, Human Rights and the Destruction of Citizenship

Refugees, Human Rights and the Destruction of Citizenship

The tide of humanity rolling north across Europe evokes pity and dread in equal measures. On television the pity prevailed. Images of anxious faces, children being passed over the heads of adults ...

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Progressives on the case of ‘retirement rorters’

Readers of The Age were greeted with an improbable splash on Friday. Malcolm Turnbull, they were told, was declaring war on the wealthy.

The new Prime Minister had “reached ...

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National Reform Summit 2015

National Reform Summit 2015

The National Reform Summit on August 26 is an attempt to find common ground across the political spectrum upon which to build a national reform agenda. 

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