Rosie & Others to Get a Hearing – Northern Territory and Western Australia Chastised


The Australian Human Rights Commission this week called for an urgent audit of justice services to people with disability, as Rosie Anne Fulton, a woman detained in WA because she her disability meant she was deemed unfit to plead, became the latest person to highlight this type of human rights breach. The Disability Discrimination Commissioner Graeme Innes and Mick Gooda, the Aboriginal…

March In March Australia 2014: A national protest as a vote of no confidence in the Abbott Government’s policies


Originally posted on That Owl:
No matter how it happened or who is to blame, the sad reality is that we as a nation have been inflicted with a self-serving excuse for a government. The country has completely unravelled under the Abbott Government and until now, we’ve felt utterly powerless against his will. Based on…