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Don't mention the alleged war crimes

03 Mar 2016

The UN Conference on Trade and Development late last year identified that Gaza would be uninhabitable by 2020 as a result of the serial assaults by the Israel Defense Forces on the people of Gaza City. The very least that the Australian government could do would be to make some comments.

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Closing the Gap - Rachel's Speech

23 Feb 2016

Before I commence, I too would like to acknowledge the Ngunawal and the Ngambri people—the traditional owners of the land on which we meet—pay my respects to elders past, present and future and acknowledge that this was and always will be Aboriginal land.

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International Day of People with Disability

03 Dec 2014

The Senate has supported a joint motion moved by Senator Siewert on the International Day of People with Disability

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Senate orders Government to table income management evaluation

01 Dec 2014

The Senate has ordered the Government to table the Evaluation of New Income Management in the Northern Territory final report by Wednesday this week.

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Senate calls for inquiry into abuse against people with disability in institutions

26 Nov 2014

The Senate has called on the Government to establish a national inquiry into the violence, neglect and abuse against people with disability in residential, institutional and home care settings.

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Senate calls for Government action on justice targets and the Kimberley Interpretation Service

24 Nov 2014

The Senate has backed two Australian Greens motions calling for action to address the increasing rate of incarceration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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