Editorial by Bruce Duncan
Commentators have termed this election a ‘race to the bottom’, especially in relation to immigration, population and asylum seekers, as well as the critical areas of climate change and the environment. Some great global issues and Australia’s role in tackling global hunger and poverty rate barely a mention.Read More
Religion, politics & social issues in the 2010 election
Presented by Prof John Warhurst
98 Albion Rd., Box Hill.
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What now for asylum seekers?
Presented by Ms Caz Coleman
Caz Coleman, Director of the Hotham Mission Asylum Seeker Project, has examined much more humane policies for processing asylum seekers in other western countries, and has lobbied the Australian government. Caz will discuss alternatives to current ways of receiving asylum seekers
Thursday 12 August, 8pm
Feedback from members on pollies?
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Have you visited your local political candidates? Please let us know at SPC, and your evaluation. You can also share your views on SPC’s forum at http://forum.socialpolicyconnections.com.au . To see SPC’s views on some key issues, go to our homepage at www.socialpolicyconnections.org.au