He describes himself as a radical centrist and believes Xenophon is the closest in the current parliament. He also thinks Tim Costello and Natasha Spott-Despoja would also sit there.
A series of three trials on ABC – an historical view of ‘fairness’ in Australia. Must watch category.
Greg Barns is national president of the Australian Lawyers Alliance, writing in the context of the NT intervention and the failure of the political process.
http://actofrecognition.org.au/ Came across them last week. They make the starting point Captain Cook and Botany Bay. Worth a look.
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/national-affairs/indigenous/coconut-slur-the-last-straw-for-mp/story-fn9hm1pm-1226148561767 Carol Martin ALP member for Kimberley in WA Parlt has resigned over the slur which has arose due to divide over resource development projects in the region amongst the local indigenous community.