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December 8, 2015 – 3:43 pm | Comments Off

Following Galus Australis’ transition away from an online magazine to a Facebook based community group, the site was to be taken offline (on Friday 11 December).
However, as that date became closer, we received several requests …

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The Greens’ Melbourne Ports Candidate, Ann Birrell: My Answer to the Jewish Community

September 2, 2013 – 12:38 pm | 16 Comments

Editor’s Note: We have invited Michael Danby and Kevin Ekendahl to write for us.
Due to a mix up, Danby’s response did not reach the editor; however, we hope to receive a submission from him …

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Do Melbourne Ports Residents Still Welcome Refugees?

June 5, 2013 – 10:34 pm | 74 Comments

By Ann Birrell
In the 1970s, Australians welcomed nearly 100,000 Vietnamese refugees.
In the 1980s, I was in one of my first jobs as a lawyer, as a Federal Court Judge’s Associate to Sir Reginald Smithers. When hearing …

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