Category: News

Wimmin and Whitlam’s legacy

Gough Whitlam had a profound impact on the rights of women … His government was at the forefront of engaging women in the workforce … There’s still a long way to go, says Queensland barrister Kylie Hillard  AUSTRALIAN actor, Cate…

Queensland’s women problem

Brisbane barrister Kylie Hillard argues that the lack of female judicial appointments in Queensland is damaging confidence in the courts … Disappearing women … Warnings from Michael McHugh ignored … Overwhelmingly white and male gives rise to perceptions of injustice …

A matter of principle

The debate about the appointment of Qld CJ Tim Carmody … Appointing a lesser candidate raises the concern that the choice was all about political favours … Judicial independence skewered … Unseemly spectacle … Lapdog routine from local newspaper ……

Procrustes sidles-up to the Slovenes

Travel News … Procrustes visits Ljubljana and gives praise to the brave Slovenes … Then to Siena and murals representing the effects of good government on the city and countryside … Medieval message about justice  Ljubljana: Procrustes is spruiking the…

Aye – Proccy does the Isles

Procrustes in sleeting Scotland … Picking up the vibe of Tony Abbott’s contribution to the Scottish independence debate … In England, our very own Geoffrey Roberson weighs into the police raid on Cliff Richard’s Berkshire digs  Procrustes’ accommodation near Oban THIS…