Tax attack on drivers of taxis?

Why do taxi drivers and uber drivers have less rights than other Australians ? Unlike the rest of the Australian population we have to collect, administer and send off GST payments even though most of us earn way under the 75.000 ceiling amount. To me and any fair minded person …

Luxury is having time and money to debate

Editor, Canberra Times: While Australia’s social & political elites bicker over whether the cost of providing paid domestic violence leave is economically bearable or unbearable, it is an entirely irrelevant issue to the increasing number of Australians who don’t enjoy the luxury of full or part-time employment (“Paid domestic violence …

Need to help people to go straight

To the Editor Letters, The West Australian: I refer to your article titled ‘Triggs tell firm to pay compo to drug dealer’  (p6 TWA 23 Nov 2016). I feel that the Human Rights Commissioner’s decisions, even though politically correct, are not clearly appreciated – not only by the government but also employers. …

Keeping the terrorists out of Parl House

In secret, the Governent is planning to surround Parliament with a razor-wire fence (like they use in their offshore refugee prison camps). To protect Parliament from terrorists, police will be armed with machine guns. There would be no terrorists in Australia if the Goverment didn’t join America’s Muslim Bombing Sprees to bomb Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan …

Creating real jobs is a solution

It concerns me that disempowered people are starting to put their faith in the extreme right in Australia also, which will only make their lives worse. I don’t think that the fault lies with globalisation or trade. Trade can bring enormous economic benefits. However, at the moment, those benefits are coming …