Roundup: McLuhan and Catholicism, Indigenous criminal justice, Myall Creek, religion and human rights, gambling reforms

Roundup: McLuhan and Catholicism, Indigenous criminal justice, Myall Creek, religion and human rights, gambling reforms

Divine inspiration

How Catholicism made Marshall McLuhan one of the 20th century’s freest and finest thinkers.

Indigenous criminal justice a ‘neglected, urgent issue’

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner Mick Gooda has welcomed the release of a report which highlights over-representation of young Indigenous people in the criminal justice system as one of the most neglected but urgent issues to be addressed in efforts to overcome Indigenous disadvantage.

Myall Creek memorial

The annual service of commemoration of the Myall Creek massacre took place on June 11 at the Myall Creek Memorial about halfway between Bingara and Delungra.

Religion in modern society

Trevor Phillips, chairman of Britain’s Equality and Human Rights Commission, has made a wide-ranging intervention into the growing debate on the place of religion in modern society.

Gambling reforms vital to leading role in world health: experts

High-profile health experts have thrown their weight behind anti-gambling measures being considered by the federal government, saying Australia must act to maintain its position as a world leader in public health.

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