Saturday, April 10, 2021



Legal experts call for independent investigation of historical rape claim against minister | Australian politics

Legal experts have called for an independent investigation of the historical rape alleged to have been committed by a cabinet minister, citing it as a “very serious” integrity issue for the cabinet.The call by Geoffrey Watson, a barrister and director of the Centre for Public Integrity, challenges the Morrison government’s position that the police – and only the police – should investigate the serious offence, alleged to have occurred in 1988.It comes after the Greens leader, Adam Bandt, called on Scott Morrison to stand the minister aside pending an independent...

Not a sprint: endurance experts on how to make it through lockdown | Health & wellbeing

It just goes on and on, doesn’t it? Despite the millions of vaccinations, and Boris Johnson’s “roadmap” for easing the lockdown, this pandemic is feeling increasingly like an endurance test – a marathon, followed by another marathon, followed by another. Or trudging for miles and miles across the desert for day after day. Or sailing alone around the world, battling storms and loneliness. How do you keep going? There are people who know a thing or two about that – keeping going, endurance, deserts and storms. Perhaps they might even...
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