Respect rights of all

It comes as no surprise that Civil Liberties Australia has given the Government an “inconsistent” assessment on its human rights performance (“Rudd Labor ‘inconsistent’ on human rights: report”, Canberra Times, October 4, p8).

Last week, in its respon…

Good memory lets you down

Do you where your old mobile phone is now?  Did you wipe it clean before you got rid of it?
Every year, about 60,000 mobile phones and 6000 PDAs are left in cabs in Sydney (based on estimates from London statistics). Data security is the responsibility…

We forget jails at our peril…

The article, “Victoria is failing its prisoners.” (The Age 3/10) deserves a response from the responsible government Minister. While people are concerned about the quality of service provided in our schools, hospitals and nursing homes the treatment of t…

Stereotyping clouds thinking over relationship violence, says CLA member Roger Anthony Smith.  The Australian Government has no place funding and promoting biased campaigns that support one sex while stigmatising the other – that’s against basic human ri…