A Stronger Australian Community

The former Prime Minsiter, John Howard was onto something when he said that he wanted Australians to feel more “relaxed and comfortable” about our country.

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A Stronger Australian Community

Empowering Civil Society

The Leader of the Opposition, Tony Abbott, has outlined the direction that a Liberal National Party government would take in a number of important areas in a series of speeches over the past few months.

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Empowering Civil Society

Achieving Landmark Disabilities Reform

Australia has reached what could be a “sliding doors” moment in the form of a National Disability Insurance Scheme.

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Achieving Landmark Disabilities Reform

Much to do in Workplace Relations

Workplace relations is clearly another policy failure of the Rudd/Gillard Government. The economic damage caused by this failure is becoming more apparent as each week passes.

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Much to do in Workplace Relations

All is Not Fair in Fair Work Australia

Tony Abbott, the Leader of the Opposition, has often said that the first duty of government is to do no harm. Recently he also spoke of government doing fewer things but better.

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Right Social Justice: Better Ways to Help the Poor

Ideas are important. They shape the public culture. They inform political discussions. They shape the role of government. They define the relationships between individuals, families, and the institutions of civil society. They underpin policies and programs. In short, they inform us about how we should live together.

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Right Social Justice: Better Ways to Help the Poor

Mr Swan’s Class Warfare

No one should have been surprised when the Australian Treasurer, Wayne Swan, launched an attack on three of the nation’s most successful miners.

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Mr Swan’s Class Warfare

The Fear of Failure

There are two types of people who reach leadership positions. One type is driven by the hope or desire to succeed; the other by the fear of failure.

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Editorial

Every government has its own tone and character. It is a product of the party in government, its values, philosophy, and directions.

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A Statement by the President of the Global Parliament

Let me indicate at the outset that henceforth all representatives are expected to be present and chant the opening prayer with me each session.

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A Statement by the President of the Global Parliament