Federal gov’t outlines plans to make Australia safe

By Lolita Farmer OAM Addressing the multicultural media in a weather that was not friendly with rain pouring and strong winds at Strathfield Town Hall, Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Monday August 18 delivered the government’s initiative of counter-terrorism measures to make a safer Australia. Following is the report on the report. Security agencies will […]

NSW Premier Baird in community cabinet visit in Parramatta; ILO adopts new protocol for human rights

By Lolita Farmer OAM With the purpose of giving value to opinions and views of those in Western Sydney on how to strengthen and address some of the challenges in the local area, the newly installed NSW Premier Mike Baird took his entire cabinet to visit Parramatta, the bustling and vibrant city of Western Sydney. […]

Supreme Court rules internet libel constitutional

By Lolita Farmer OAM The controversial Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012 is constitutional, the Philippine Supreme Court ruled last month. It took a year for the high court to come down with a landmark decision to the 15 petitioners questioning the legality of some 19 provisions for violating freedom of speech. Only four were declared […]

General Cosgrove named Australia’s next governor-general

Announcing from the Prime Ministerial courtyard Parliament House in Canberra last Tuesday (January 28) afternoon, Prime Minster Tony Abbott named General Peter Cosgrove as the 26th Governor General to succeed Quentin Bryce end of March this year. “It is my great pleasure and honour to announce that Australia’s next Governor General will be General Peter […]

The Final Curtain Falls on ‘Coronavela’ and CJ Corona with “Guilty as Charged”

After 44 days of theatrics, twists, fun and dramas, history was made when the Senate convicted the Chief Justice “Guilty as charged”. It went as a big bang to a script some say was badly written. And it was also the first time that a guilty verdict was handed down in a Senate impeachment trial [...]