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  • The culture warriors defending the Anzacs from behind their laptops 28 Apr 2017 04:08 The Sydney Morning Herald It was shocking to discover this week that 26-year-old television presenters with right-on political views and outspoken personalities do not always consider the implications of the stuff they post on Facebook. While most Australians, and in particular …
  • The hypocrisy that lies behind the reaction to seven words from Yassmin Abdel-Magied 28 Apr 2017 03:53 The Age When Yassmin Abdel-Magied posted seven simple words on her Facebook page on April 25, she can't possibly have predicted the furious, frenzied storm of hatred that was about to come her way. In case you've been living under a rock (and if so, do …
  • Identity on the line in the fallout over Anzac free speech 28 Apr 2017 03:53 Eureka Street   It feels like no public holiday is complete without its subsequent media scandal. Anzac Day is particularly fraught, considering the sensitivities around the day. This year the scandal revolves around a Facebook post by Yassmin Abdel-Magied (pictured), …
  • 'It's offensive': MP Anne Aly responds to Anzac Day snub claims 28 Apr 2017 02:28 The Sydney Morning Herald Federal MP Anne Aly has responded to false claims by right-wing political activists who said she refused to lay a wreath on Anzac Day, labelling their actions as "offensive" and "disgusting". Dr Aly, Australia's first female Muslim …
  • Police Learn Better Responses To Violence Against Women Cases 28 Apr 2017 02:19 Fiji Sun Senior Police officers and policy staff members from Fiji are undergoing a workshop that will better their response in violence against women cases. The workshop at the Sofitel Fiji Resort and Spa on Denarau Island is the first workshop for regional …
  • Turnbull: Yassmin did a ‘silly thing’ 28 Apr 2017 00:36 Cairns Post MALCOLM Turnbull has called Yassmin Abdel-Magied’s Anzac Day comments a “silly” mistake but says he won’t be ruling on whether she should still have a role in government. The Prime Minister has left the call on whether Ms Abdel-Magied will remain on the …
  • ‘It is a matter for Julie to deal with’ 27 Apr 2017 23:42 Cairns Post MALCOLM Turnbull has called Yassmin Abdel-Magied’s Anzac Day comments a “silly” mistake but says he won’t be ruling on whether she should still have a role in government. The Prime Minister has left the call on whether Ms Abdel-Magied will remain on the …
  • 'It's offensive': MP Anne Aly responds to Anzac Day snub claims 27 Apr 2017 23:09 The Sydney Morning Herald Federal MP Anne Aly has responded to false claims by right-wing political activists who said she refused to lay a wreath on Anzac Day, labelling their actions as "offensive" and "disgusting". Dr Aly, Australia's first female Muslim …
  • Yassmin faces axe over Anzac post 27 Apr 2017 23:07 News.com.au Yassmin Abdel-Magied on Q&A. Picture: ABC YASSMIN Abdel-Magied continues to feel the fallout from her Anzac Day post as pressure mounts for her to be sacked from another taxpayer-funded role. Foreign Minister Julie Bishop told The Australian that she …
  • Pacer Plus 'divisive' 27 Apr 2017 22:59 Fiji Times A new Pacific trade deal could prove divisive in the region, according to NZ Green Party MP Barry Coates. PACER Plus was designed to enhance the economic development of Pacific Island countries through greater regional trade and economic integration with …