August-September 2015

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August-September 2015

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Cover Story - Warrior Woman

The past six months have been tumultuous for Human Rights Commission president Professor Gillian Triggs. Bombarded with attacks and calls to resign, she has remained steadfast under pressure. Casey-Ann Seaniger asks Triggs what keeps her going.

In recent times, one woman has created a political maelstrom more than most in the corridors of Parliament House.

The Last Word

Each year during the European summer we see more and more refugees crowding into small boats to make their way across the Mediterranean or Aegean seas to Italy and Greece. The number of people willing to risk their lives to make the relatively short, but never-the-less dangerous crossing, is mind boggling; 137,000 in the first six months of this year.

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