We’re Signing Up for Active Duty

June 1, 2014


By Robin Mosman I am 73 and have spent the last 33 years of my life co-ordinating resident and environmental actions, on the NSW Central Coast and in the Blue Mountains. On the coast, we stopped two international chemical companies from establishing in locations that would have put Tuggerah Lake at risk, and forced a […]


May 16, 2014


The Liberal Party does not want a Federal ICAC and this is why. The connections are so complex between lobbyists and the Liberal Party. Many of these men in powerful positions send their children to private schools and invest and/or work in ethically dubious companies. The environment is not a concern to them. The NSW […]

When is it Time to Stop?

December 11, 2013


I wrote this story in 1985, when I was 13 years old. Sitting on my old wooden crate I looked along the wide, pot-holed dirt road in the black township of Duducka. The skinny chickens scratch around in the dirt and the small, thin African children play with their balls and ropes. They sing and […]

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Mark Textor and Ethics in the Age of Transparency

November 24, 2013


I first noticed Mark Textor when he supported the Royal Commission into Child Sexual Abuse which I had been campaigning for for several years, partly via this site. I respected him for that. I noticed that he’d gone to a small state primary school in Alawa in a suburb of Darwin yet he didn’t seem […]

Father Kevin Lee’s interactions with NSW Police Sex Crimes Squad manager Detective Inspector Paul Jacob

November 19, 2013


This is an excerpt from Father Kevin Lee’s book ‘Unholy Silence.’ p170-174 Read more at unholysilence.com The media’s interest in the Father F case simmered for a number of days until the Catholic Dioceses of Armidale and Parramatta announced a joint “internal inquiry” into the handling of the Father F affair which would be chaired […]

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Honouring Father Kevin Lee

November 18, 2013


A Memorial Mass was held for Father Kevin Lee at St Thomas Aquinas Church in Springwood this morning. Kevin’s brother Father Brendan Lee was the celebrant and the church was packed. A number of police in uniform attended, as Kevin had been a regional chaplain to the NSW Police for 14 years. “He could comfort the disturbed […]

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Lowering Australia to Rupert Murdoch’s Level

November 1, 2013


In the midst of the phone hacking trial in London, Australia prostituted itself to Rupert Murdoch. “Rupert Murdoch will give the annual #LowyLecture in Sydney tonight. Watch LIVE on #ABCNews24 from 8:30pm AEDT” pic.twitter.com/OFb3lTPRE5 Why did @ABCNews24 broadcast a speech by a man who has done so much damage in the world? Immoral and criminal […]

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