Your Right to Rights

The talk about right to rights is not a new phenomenon. For decades, Australia has resisted enacting Bill of Rights at Federal level due to fear of transfer of political power to unelected judges1. Australia is probably the only common law country in the world that does not have a

Pakistanis in Australia

By : Sohail Amjad Melbourne. Migration People from Pakistan have been in Australia since the 1860s. Many came from the southern region of Baluchistan. Some lived in central Australia, working as camel drivers, trainers and breeders, wool and water carriers, hawkers and mail carriers. ‘Afghan’ hawkers, including people from what

What is happening?

Pakistani Philanthropist Wins 2009 UN Prize for Non-Violence (via Dr Abul Sattar Edhi of the Edhi Foundation in Karachi has been awarded the 2009 United Nations Mananjeet Singh Prize for Promotion of Tolerance and Non-Violence in recognition of his services for his life-long efforts to ameliorate the conditions of

The coach’s view – with Geoff Lawson. Parts I and II

Naeem Mohammad Geoff Lawson has played a significant role in the History of Australian Cricket. As an opening bowler, he was the one regular in the Australian side throughout the 1980’s (with Allan Border being the only regular batsman), having played 46 tests and taking 180 wickets between 1980 and