November 29th 2003


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COVER STORY: 40 million Aussies? The immigration debate revisited

COVER STORY RESPONSE : No immigration policy without an industry policy

EDITORIAL: Time to reform super

CANBERRA OBSERVED: Illegal immigration returns as an election issue

MURRAY DARLING: Backdown on water confiscation plan

LAW: United Nations delays human cloning ban

QUEENSLAND: Labor falters, but where is the opposition?

STRAWS IN THE WIND: Poleaxed / Tax Avoidance / Collateral damage

LETTERS: Destruction of Australia's textile industry

LETTERS: The bushfire nightmare

LETTERS: Bushfires and the insurance industry

LETTERS: Jim Cairns: the real legacy

LETTERS: Organised opposition

LETTERS: Call for funding to support the unborn

SBS TV should not telecast Vietnamese communist propaganda

ASIA: Why Japan has lifted its military profile

BOOKS: Death as a salesman: What's wrong with Assisted Suicide, by Brian Johnston

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LETTERS:
Organised opposition


by J.R. Barich

News Weekly, November 29, 2003
Sir,

Canberra Observed (News Weekly, November 1) is spot-on in querying the need for Senate reform.

After all, if Federal Labor win the next election we could end up with every Government in Australia in the ALP hands.

The protection of the senate, in such a case, becomes imperative.

However, the column is wrong in saying that during the 1967 Nexus referendum "there was no organized" opposition.

The DLP Senators were joined by an independent Senator and a number of Liberal Senators in organizing the "No Case".

The NCC/DLP complex worked very hard in exposing the weakness in the "Yes Case", and with the help of equal public funding for both cases, the referendum was easily defeated.

J.R. Barich
Claremont, WA




























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