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DOCS and Police get your act together

Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 06/08/2007 - 10:39

Madani and Indian secularism(Dr.Abdul Ruff Colachal)

Submitted by Anonymous on Sat, 04/08/2007 - 23:08

Madani and Indian secularism

On 01 August, the month of Indian Independence, a politico-religious leader Abdul Nasser Madani, 42, was released from Coimbatore jail where spent 3390 days of lonely life without legal sanction and without any trial. He was arrested about a decade back and put in jail first in Kerala, then shifted to Coimbatore jail in Tamil Nadu on charges if involvement in the 1998 Coimbatore serial blasts case and It could be great day for the supporters and religious followers of Madani, an orator in Malayalam and who is admired for his flowery speeches.

USA-Ppakistan relationship(Dr.Abdul Ruff Colachal)

Submitted by Anonymous on Sat, 04/08/2007 - 22:47

USA-Ppakistan relationship

The terrible US-led "terror" wars have taken their claims in lives and materials all over the world, in particular Pakistan, Middle East and Afghanistan. While President Bush has been on the receiving end both at home and outside, including its "backyard" Europe, Pakistan's President Musharraf for none of his faults is in great trouble for quite some time engulfing him in one or other crises.

Bush and Musharraf (Dr.Abdul Ruff Colachal)

Submitted by Anonymous on Sat, 04/08/2007 - 22:38

Bush and Musharraf

The terrible US-led terror wars have taken their claims in lives and materials. While President Bush has been on the receiving end both at home and outside, including its "backyard" Europe, Pakistan's President Musharraf for none of his faults is in great trouble for quite some time engulfing him in one or other crises.

A bold judgment on Madani (Dr.Abdul Ruff Colachal)

Submitted by abdulruff on Thu, 02/08/2007 - 20:51

A bold judgment on Madani

On 01 August, the month of Indian Independence, a politico-religious leader Abdul Nasser Madani, 42, was released from Coimbatore jail where spent 3390 days of lonely life without legal sanction and without any trial. He was arrested about a decade back and put in jail first in Kerala, then shifted to Coimbatore jail in Tamil Nadu on charges if involvement in the 1998 Coimbatore serial blasts case and It could be great day for the supporters and religious followers of Madani, 42, an orator in Malayalam and who is admired for his flowery speeches.

Hansard Transcripts

Submitted by Legislation Lisa on Wed, 01/08/2007 - 15:11

11 July 2007
Estimates Committee B—Child Safety 11 Jul 2007

In Attendance
Hon. D Boyle, Minister for Child Safety
Mr G Carlyon, Senior Policy Advisor to the Minister for Child Safety

Department of Child Safety
Ms N Deeth, Director-General (Acting)
Ms K Mandla, Deputy Director-General (Acting)
Ms D Mulkerin, Executive Director, Child Safety Services Division Committee

For a copy of this transcript, click on link below, 'search' for 'Dept. Child Safety' in Hansards
http://www.parliament.qld.gov.au/

Children Deserve Higher Priority

Submitted by Legislation Lisa on Wed, 01/08/2007 - 14:18

Jann Stuckey MP, Shadow Minister for Child Safety has today called for Child Affected Hearings to be given priority and for delays to be avoided.

“It is becoming obvious the child protection system is not adequately supporting children who have already suffered extreme trauma at the hands of abusers.
“I have recently had complaints to my office about children who were sexually abused being strung along and having to wait out unnecessary delays before their hearing.

Government Neglects Children’s Health

Submitted by Legislation Lisa on Wed, 01/08/2007 - 14:10

Wednesday, 11 July 2007

Shadow Minister for Child Safety and former paediatric nurse, Jann Stuckey MP has today criticised the Government for failing the wellbeing of children in its care by not supplying Child Health Passports. These passports track inherent health problems of children at risk and have to date revealed some serious medical problems.

Government Drags Feet on Child Protection Reform

Submitted by Legislation Lisa on Wed, 01/08/2007 - 13:54

Wednesday, 25 July 2007

A Crime and Misconduct Commission report into child safety has revealed the Beattie Government has failed to fully implement a raft of child protection measures tabled almost three years ago.

Queensland Coalition Shadow Minister for Child Safety Jann Stuckey said details from the CMC report, released today, showed the Department of Child Safety had failed to implement reforms in some of the portfolio’s most crucial areas.

Palm Island and self determination

Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 31/07/2007 - 21:01

The Palm Island store is currently owned by the Queensland Government. It charges inflated prices to subsidise the transport of goods to other Aboriginal communities in Queensland. The government has recently announced that the store is to be privatised, and there are two competitors for the tender. One is the Palm Island Community Store Aboriginal Corporation (PICSAC) and the other is a gaggle of bureacrats and mainly non-Palm Islanders supported by the state government.

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