The government’s anti-terror laws don’t discriminate:
One interesting little precedent is
hidden away on page 45 of the terror bills under Section 105.32,
Contacting family members etc. It reads: “In this section: family
member of a person means: (a) the person’s spouse, de facto spouse or
So does that means the Government now
recognises same-sex relationships as equal under law – or does it only
apply to terror suspects, and not ordinary, honest, dinky-di Australians?
Parramatta to Pittwater: This is getting silly! The
latest Pittwater preselection rumour has former fed and pentecostal pants man
Ross Cameron throwing his hat into the ring.
partners: Friday’s NSW Liberal Party LibMail update advertises a curious new
coalition, a joint function between Anthony Roberts Lane Cove Liberals and
Australians for Constitutional Monarchy at Parliament House on November 11 with
Sir David Smith. No marks for guessing the subject matter.
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crisis: Keep an eye on the Government’s IR advertising (not that you can miss
it) for a little blooper. In some versions of one of the 60,000 pulped brochures –
without the magic word “fairness” on the cover – appears.