When you have someone like Pauline Hanson arrive in Parliament, it suddenly becomes very, very important to combat prejudice with facts.
Mark Dreyfus is Shadow Attorney-General and Shadow Minister for National Security.
We should not remain silent if the United States fails in its duties as a good global citizen.
01/02/2017 12:29 PM AEDT
Bodies such as the Human Rights Commission are a vital part of the checks and balances on executive power. If it is cowed by fear of retribution or vicious personal attacks on its members, we are all the poorer.
03/05/2016 6:26 AM AEST
Only a Royal Commission can examine whether existing laws are adequate and whether the regulators have the powers and resources they need to address the systemic problems that are so clearly evident in our financial system, and to suggest steps to restore the public's trust in our financial sector.
15/04/2016 6:15 AM AEST
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