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Time for change : Australia in the 21st century

Author: Tim Wright; Geoffrey Robertson
Publisher: Prahran, Vic. : Hardie Grant Books, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of 12 inspirational, provocative and insightful essays by prominent Australians on a wide range of topics including the environment, the refugee issue, higher education reform, environmental sustainability and an Australian bill of rights.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Wright; Geoffrey Robertson
ISBN: 1740664116 9781740664110
OCLC Number: 70673483
Description: 313 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: 1. Change through dissent / Michael Kirby --
2. Mandatory detention / Julian Burnside --
3. Indigenous Australians / Pat O'Shane --
4. The Environment / Mike Rann --
5. The Nuclear threat / Helen Caldicott --
6. Higher education / Natasha Stott Despoja --
7. Health care / Julia Gillard --
8. Religion / Marion Maddox --
9. Multiculturalism / John So --
10. Youth empowerment / Tim Goodwin --
11. Women / Carmen Lawrence --
12. LGBT rights / Rodney Croome --
13. Justice and families / Alastair Nicholson --
14. A Bill of Rights / Hilary Charlesworth --
15. An Australian republic / Allison Henry --
16. A land of opportunity / Wilma Gallet --
17. A global challenge / Marcus Einfeld.
Responsibility: foreword by Geoffrey Robertson ; edited by Tim Wright.

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