Jo Faith, Newtown. The history of evolving progressive democracy(s) reveals advancement of same when civil societies/disenfranchised communities etc challenge unjust laws by acts of direct civil disobedience.
Long-time peace activist, Graeme Dunstan, has just returned from a blockade of Victoria’s Swan Island ASIS/SAS base, and will be sharing his experiences at a forum to be held at the Byron Theatre on Saturday.
Approaching the subject of dying is always tricky, often awkward, and never easy. But when you are faced with caring for someone at the end of their life, it helps if you can find support from people who have already navigated the path.
Kingscliff property developer Gales Holgins is seeking to increase truck movements by bringing in fill from the M1 road works rather than using fill from the development site. But Kingscliff Ratepayers and Progress Association say that the impact on residents and business is too high a cost to pay.