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Anti-vaxxers: it’s only their business? Hardly.

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The fights against infectious disease and anti-vaxxers’ fears VACCINES PREVENT a staggering two to three million deaths per year around the world, yet vocal groups in Australia and internationally continue to cast doubt on their effectiveness. Vaccine hesitancy ranks alongside climate change, pandemic flu and Ebola as one of the top ten threats

Criminalising compassion and truthfulness

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Governments aim to stop protest for animals and the environment In the wake of NSW, Qld and federal governments setting draconian fines and trespass laws for protesting against environmental destruction, like new mining projects, governments and major political parties are targeting animal activists who shed light on inhumane practices on farm.

Azaria Chamberlain: he held vital key to the case, but was ignored

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Hans Brunner scientist and fighter for justice SPECIAL REPORT by Eve Kelly I FIRST MET Swiss-born Hans Brunner, a biological scientist and author at a community meeting at a local wildlife sanctuary. Brunner was refreshingly passionate about wildlife, in particular, the Southern Brown Bandicoot — a small ground-dwelling marsupial that had become

HELP! Fake news on leaders may sway undecided voters

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THIS ELECTION editorial comment. The other night we were minding our own business, watching a film on SBS when the peace was shattered by an advertisement on behalf of the Liberal Party, screaming “Tax” joined to the word Labor. Featured, along with images of nice looking but apparently clueless Australian voters,

Greyhound racing: NSW Coalition latest bid for votes?

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IN ANOTHER POLICY backflip, the NSW Liberal-National government is tossing $500,000 of public funding towards a major greyhound racing event dubbed the ‘Million Dollar Chase’. While political backflips by the NSW government have become commonplace in the run up to the March 2019 state election, this latest announcement is surely among

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