The politics involved is not so great, while the racism …

Comment on Rosalie Kunoth-Monks ‘not welcome’ in her community by Paul Parker.

The politics involved is not so great, while the racism involved remains a product of politicians.
Australians require equality of opportunity, not equality of results.
Rights and opportunities measured or qualified by racist color codes satisfy only those gaming our political process … with no respect for the intention of our voters.

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Rosalie Kunoth-Monks ‘not welcome’ in her community
If the science is correct, there were no original inhabitants, we all came from Africa.

Rosalie Kunoth-Monks ‘not welcome’ in her community
Arthur Bell Re Posted May 27, 2015 at 12:07 pm
For many to move on means forget what happened, until it happens again … then complain again until decide forget it …
Resolving problems requires the issues be worked through towards a solution, which also takes time.
Agree with your web-link comment:
“Australia’s first federal anti-discrimination law, the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), aims to ensure that Australians of all backgrounds are treated equally and have the same opportunities.”
I’m sure the law does NOT protect: “people across Australia from discrimination on the grounds of race, colour, descent, national or ethnic origin, and immigration status. ”
Agree the “… Special Measures Provisions within The Racial Discrimination Act actually entrenches Discrimination !! ”
I disagree that without these “Special Measures” legislation we would NOT have those services you referred to.
Each of all the services you listed exist, remain possible without “Special Measures” games.
The needy remain without needing racial tags.
IMHO “Special Measures” promotes racial tag games to ensure those needy are distracted into fighting each other over scraps, rather than obtaining real solutions.
Real solutions, require real effort, and opportunity.

Rosalie Kunoth-Monks ‘not welcome’ in her community
Re: Joel Posted May 12, 2015 at 7:40 pm
Joel states incorrectly the: “Federal Government only started implementing policy post 1967 Referendum.”
Soon after Federation on 1 January 1911, control of the Northern Territory was transferred from South Australia to the Commonwealth.
Since then Commonwealth implemented racist and apartheid policy upon the NT, so well before and after the 1967 Constitutional Referenda.
In the 1967 Referenda was acknowledged Australians overwhelmingly voted with their aim being to extinguish, to eliminate, to outlaw, all racial discrimination between Australians, particularly racist legislation and racist treatment by governments.
Yet the Commonwealth remains committed to defending its racism, defending its apartheid approach to legislation and policy, including their ongoing segregation of Australian families, presenting the old excuse “we are here to help you…”
Such Commonwealth “assistance” remains the problem, not the solutions.

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Due to COVID-19 the courts unable operate normally. For judicial matters to continue video-links provide a partial solution.
With COVID-19 social changes are happening faster than usual, many of these changes will continue long after COVID-19 is forgotten.
There are reasonable judicial concerns towards live-streaming court process to wider public.
IMHO is NOT acceptable when identified journalists, all of whom are accountable to the courts, are NOT able to receive secure live screen viewing of video-link sessions.
Justice does require accurate reporting to inform the public.

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The insidious impact of racism is clearly visible when racial tags used in public discussions.
Australian Governments, Parliamentarians, our media at all levels regularly promote racism.
As do those who identify fellow Australians, or call for special treatment, using racial tags.


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Re: Peter Posted March 22, 2020 at 8:01pm.
Hospitals may need restrict face to face visits to reduce cross-infections.
Those with mobiles already can use video-links.
Perhaps hospital can provide a small video-conference room for each ward so available at arranged times for staff and/or patients to be able to video-conference.
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For many activists their primary goal is to maintain separation and dependencies of our families in rural and remote communities, delaying learning skills we all need to improve our own lives in our wider, modern, and far more comfortable, world.
The corporate Land Owner Trust(s) exclude themselves from being held responsible and accountable for living conditions they as the corporate land owners are responsible for.
Communities are obtaining housing, radio, and TV.
Communities need to use internet to educate themselves.
Reducing public group close contact, better general cleaning, provision and regular use of soap are essential.
We do not need treat everyone like idiots.
Those identified as infected need be isolated within caring environments.
COVID-19 aka Coronavirus is spreading, most who get it will have it mild.
Our goal is to reduce number of deaths while it spreads.
Our most at risk are a small section of our population.
We need educate those at risk, and assist them.
For those with serious risk, required is lesser contact with others.
We need reduce deaths whilst we build up an immunity.
Social distancing does not requiring being locked away, being “managed” to deny you your right for family, relations, others to visit you when you want.
Those who fail their own basic self-management are those most likely to be forcibly managed.

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