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The Government's first option of reinstating the Howard-era Temporary Protection Visas (TPVs) for asylum seekers found to be refugees was blocked by Labor and the Greens in the Senate last night. The visas allow refugees to stay in Australia for
Jones stated that incidents of assault, arson attacks, face-to-face harassment and vandalism were 18 per cent above the average of 24 years, but at the lowest rate in eight years. Threats conveyed through telephone, mail, leaflets, posters or email
President, Australian Human Rights Commission; and Emeritus Professor at University of Sydney Federal attorneygeneral George Brandis has announced his intention to consult relevant parties before acting on his pre-election promise to reform Australia'
THE Executive Council of Australian Jewry has distanced itself from Israeli civil rights group Shurat HaDin after the latter filed a class action lawsuit against prominent BDS (Boycotts, Divestment and Sanctions) supporter Jake Lynch...University of
Unemployment among older Australians a national disaster, age discrimination commissioner says Posted November 02, 2013 20:39:28 How old is too old to be looking for a new job? It is a question many Australians will soon have to ask themselves, if
Australia (JTA) An Israel-based group launched legal action against an Australian academic who they claim breached racial vilification laws by boycotting Israeli academics. Shurat HaDin, the Israel Law Center, filed the legal suit in the Federal
It's also warning that proposed changes to the refugee determination process to reduce avenues for appeal could see refugees return to danger. Commission president Professor Gillian Triggs says the new government should ensure that all asylum seekers
Commission president Gillian Triggs told a forum on women and racism in Sydney today the complaints have been made by both genders but women bear the brunt. Professor Triggs says unfortunately immigrant and refugee women suffer a "triple whammy"
Follow JewishJournal.com on Birthright for Christmas High-Tech park opened in Beersheba Last week, all eyes were on the capital of southern Israel- Beersheba. The Beersheba Advanced Technologies Park (ATP) was officially inaugurated in a gala
Damian Bennett An eminent Australian geneticist has slammed life insurance companies that refuse to cover genetically vulnerable people, saying the companies are stuck in old-fashioned thinking. Robyn Ward of the University of New South Wales and