On Line Opinion - 9 August 2004

Submitted by Editor on Mon, 09/08/2004 - 23:06

- Australia's free Internet journal of social and political opinion

Fahrenheit 9/11 - what did you think? We're collecting reviews of the movie to publish in Ambit Gambit. Tell us what you thought about the movie and/or the fuss about it.

Editor@onlineopinion.com.au

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QUT: SEAANZ Conference 2004.

The 17th annual conference of the Small Enterprise Association of Australia and New Zealand (SEAANZ) will be held in Brisbane at QUT's Brisbane Graduate School of Business.

26 September 2004 - 29 September 2004

Level 1 B Block,
Gardens Point (city) campus.

Cost: SEAANZ member - $400 ; Non-member $500

RSVP Belinda Hopgood
Ph:(07) 3864 2499
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Brisbane Institute:
Public Lecture: "The Public Realm: Australia's Government Architects."

24 August 2004 at 2-5pm,

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University of Sydney: Conference - "Textual ambiguity."

An international seminar organised by International and Comparative Literary Studies (ICLS), the University of Sydney.

27-29 August 2004

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See: http://www.usyd.edu.au/news/newsevents/articles/2004/aug/27_ICLS.shtml

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Call for September contributions: "Access to the Family Court and access to kids."

Discontent over family law and post-separation child arrangements has been simmering for some time but the appointment of a new Chief Justice to the Family Court and the announcement of new measures for resolving disputes have put the issue on the election map. Is this enough? What else needs to be done and how can it best be achieved?

Please send submissions to the editor: editor@onlineopinion.com.au

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New Articles

How can we make Australia more self-reliant when it comes to energy?
http://www.onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?article=2434
Feature - Lyn Allison - posted 9/8/2004

Choose Australia's future: clean or coal, independent or dependent.
http://www.onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?article=2435
Feature - Bob Brown - posted 9/8/2004

At least Richard Nixon understood the intricacies of global diplomacy.
http://www.onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?article=2441
International - Greg Barns - posted 9/8/2004

Abortion, Tony Abbott and 'feminists'.
http://www.onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?article=2437
Society - Catharine Lumby - posted 9/8/2004

Landmines help save lives and are our best hope for peace.
http://www.onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?article=2431
International - Alexander Deane - posted 6/8/2004

It's official: the Australian government is abusing the rights of children.
http://www.onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?article=2433
Domestic Politics - Tom Mann - posted 6/8/2004

Is our hi-tech medicine answering the right questions?
http://www.onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?article=2432
Health - Peter Curson - posted 6/8/2004

Measuring a student's work ethic for Youth Allowance doesn't quite add up.
http://www.onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?article=2430
Education - Sebastian De Brennan - posted 6/8/2004

Is coaching a worthwhile educational investment for parents?
http://www.onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?article=2427
Education - Dianna Kenny - posted 5/8/2004

Howard hunts down Latham.
http://www.onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?article=2429
Domestic Politics - Tim Grau - posted 5/8/2004

Germaine Greer tells half the story: Australian society is British too.
http://www.onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?article=2428
Society - Ian Alexander - posted 5/8/2004

Official interest rate policy: could we be wrong?
http://www.onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?article=2426
Economics - Henry Thornton - posted 4/8/2004

Latham's Republican plebiscites are all smoke and mirrors.
http://www.onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?article=2416
Domestic Politics - Greg Craven - posted 4/8/2004

For the sake of Iraqi children, can we please move the debate forward?
http://www.onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?article=2425
International - Sukrit Sabhlok - posted 4/8/2004

No Sister, feminism is not about choice.
http://www.onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?article=2424
Society - Leslie Cannold - posted 4/8/2004

It's a fact: Socially responsible corporations are successful.
http://www.onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?article=2422
Society - Michael Chaney - posted 3/8/2004

Sport: A School for Scandal.
http://www.onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?article=2420
Sport - David Rowe - posted 3/8/2004

Confessions of a Soccer Dad.
http://www.onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?article=2421
Sport - Mark Lawson - posted 3/8/2004

Reconciliation walkers, awaken before your goodwill is lost.
http://www.onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?article=2423
Indigenous Affairs - Peter Lewis - posted 3/8/2004

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Ambit Gambit - our blog

August 08, 2004
When Loving Was Wrong: the Crime of Mary Kay Letourneau
- posted by Darlene Taylor

Mary Kay Letourneau's release from a Washington jail last week was partly greeted with a continuation of the romantic notions that were initially expressed when she was first imprisoned for second degree child rape. Now forty-two years of age, Letourneau... More
http://nationalforum.com.au/the_domain/archives/ambit_gambit/000361.html

August 03, 2004
City Councillors indulging themselves...the expense of their ratepayers
- posted by Jeff Wall

THE ink was barely dry on the declarations of local authority results in Queensland just over three months ago when virtually every major City Council began the process of increasing the salaries and allowances of its Councillors in the least... More
http://nationalforum.com.au/the_domain/archives/ambit_gambit/000360.html

Regards,
Graham Young
Chief Editor

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On Line Opinion is owned and published by National Forum.
Editorial Advisory Board:

Brian Johns, Leonie Kramer, Michael Kelly, Peter Donoughue, Ray Evans, Michael Williams, Kathy Sullivan, Tom Worthington, Julian Cribb, Helen O'Neil, Lucy Turnbull.

Acknowledgement of Collaborative Editors

The following people and groups have collaborated in producing this edition of On Line Opinion, please visit their websites to find out more about their organisations:

Carly Hammond and James Ensor,
Oxfam Community Aid Abroad
http://www.caa.org.au/

Terry Flew,
QUT
http://www.creativeindustries.qut.edu.au/

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