Unicef Australia has marked international refugee week with a call for an independent body to monitor and report on the treatment of children held in immigration detention by the Australian government.
The federal government is to model the impact of fuel tax rises after concerns were raised in the Coalition party room.
On the importance of climate change as a global issue
Barack Obama (interview with Thomas Friedman 2014, published in the New York Times):
The northern Iraqi town of Tal Afar is in the hands of jihadists after a two-day battle with security forces – the third major centre to fall to the insurgents in less than a week.Read More >
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