Just Tell Us the Truth – We Can Handle It

One thing is disturbingly clear from the contributions made to the nuclear waste dump debate by Jay Weatherill and Steven Marshall. They’ve both missed or deliberately ignored the main game - is having a nuclear waste dump in our backyard or even underneath it, safe? Safe for us, safe for our families, our children, their ...

When Parliament Rejects the Will of the People, It’s Time to Act

Anyone else notice the change of job description for our State parliamentarians? It seems that they view their most important role as being to vote according to what they consider to best accomodate their own views. I know it’s probably an old fashioned view of democracy to suggest that they are in Parliament to represent ...

Window Dressing

The “changes” proposed by Attorney General Rau to home detention are completely illusory. No responsible judicial officer would presently impose home detention if he or she thought that it would “lead to a loss of public confidence in the administration of justice”. So making that a pre-condition to imposing home detention in the future is simply a ...