Civil Union

Attorney-General Mr Ruddock appears to have ignored the views of his own Liberal colleagues, Senator Gary Humphries and the shadow ACT attorney-general, Bill Stefaniak, in proposing to veto the ACT civil unions law.
No one in the ACT -…

Law needs reason

Katrina Williams’ letter (Letters, February 1) is strong on emotion but short on fact. She says she doesn’t know whether the judge or the law society is more wrong for the acquittal of James Cook, and she refers to the ACT’s "out of touch judges&q…

Zoo cruelty

For over five years, David Hicks has been confined for 23 to 24 hours a day in a single cell at Guantanamo Bay, deprived of human contact, natural light and fresh air.

Years ago, similar prison practices in Australia at Katin…

Evacuation a choice

I refer to Commissioner Dunn’s response (CT, January 5) to my letter regarding the power to evacuate property owners during a bushfire.
Commissioner Dunn acknowledges that the power to evacuate does "exist", but is "designed for a…