Euthanasia

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Don’t Go Back To Where You Came From & Euthanasia IQ2 Debate – Mid-Week Review

By Sonia Nair and Jessica Szwarcbord

Reviews by Sonia Nair and Jessica Szwarcbord. Multiculturalism and euthanasia are two hotly debated topics, and the subjects of our two reviews this week – Tim Soutphommasane’s book Don’t Go Back To Where You Came From, and the recent, fiery Intelligence Squared Debate on the question of euthanasia. Book: Do’t Go Back To Where You Came […]

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NATIVE TITLE WIN, EUTHANASIA POLICY & BOAT RESCUE DEAL: THE HUMAN RIGHTS WRAP UP

By Bec Devitt and Eva Csik

4 August 2012 Native Title win in Queensland The Federal Court of Australia has recognised the Djungan people’s native title rights 17 years after the first claim was lodged. Jim Archer lodged the first of four claims with his brothers in 1995. The Archers have lived on the land their whole lives. “We decided to […]

From right: Gideon, Robert and Michael Cordover, taken a few weeks before Robert's passing.

Dying with dignity

By Gideon Cordover

I come from a very noisy family. My dad spoke six languages and told jokes in all of them; he was the family storyteller. My mum grew up in London traffic and I am the youngest of five outspoken children. When I was eighteen years old, the stories stopped. The valve between my dad’s oesophagus […]