SCAG program hijacked by bikies

SCAG – the Standing Committee of Attorneys-General – is allowing bikies to hijack its work program, CLA believes. SCAG is debating semi-fascist bike club laws from SA and NSW instead of dealing with a priority item on its work program, the massive over-r…

Mistrust hampers reconciliation

The recent Auspoll survey showing there is deep distrust between indigenous and non-indigenous people (‘Australians united in a lack of trust’ The Age 9 Feb 09) highlights an impediment to tackling the widespread disadvantages that First Australians…

Australia Day Letters 2009

Civil Liberties Australia each year selects 2-4 topics for Australia Day, drawing the attention of people in positions of power to opportunities for change and improvement in Australian society, or to problems that need fixing. The 2009 letters cover: Es…