As part of the staff meeting on the 5th April 2019 at the Edmund Rice Centre, we had a reflection on “Nowruz” or the Persian New Year to show our respect to this wonderful cultural practice, celebrated by communities in Australia and around the world. Nowruz is the first day of spring and marks the end of the old year in Persian calendar, occurring on the day of the vernal equinox between 19 and 21 March each year.Read more
"We cannot let his words and actions define this chamber." Pat Dodson's moving speech on the motion to censure Fraser Anning.
Today's Labor climate announcement is a welcome development but fails to meet the call of Pacific island nations for Australia to abandon coal power generation within 12 years and prohibit new coal plants or expansion of existing ones, said the Pacific Calling Partnership (PCP) today.Read more