On Tuesday February 27, senior Sri Lankan minister, Nimal Siripala De Silva was in Melbourne as part of a visit to Australia. De Silva, who is the minister for Healthcare and one of the leaders of the ruling party, addressed perhaps the smallest public meeting ever held in Australia by a government official. Less than […]
Women and low paid workers hurt the most! Professor David Peetz, from Brisbane’s Griffith University, has completed a study into the first 10 months of Howard’s new industrial relations laws and found female workers and employees in the retail and hospitality sectors were the biggest losers. In these areas women comprise about 60 per cent […]
Labor frontbencher and ex Midnight Oil front man Peter Garret has said that he now fully supports the ALP’s endorsement of a new US military base planned for Western Australia. Liberal MPs hammered Garret in parliament this week after he refused to answer questions from the press about the issue.