On a fishing holiday, some Aussies find a boat load of asylum seekers. Towing the boat, it disappears overnight. Then one of them gets into a cab five years later, and the driver recognises him…
Article from NYT about Obamacare and the Supreme Court decision, but a para near the end made me think of Australia’s asylum seeker debate this week too. It talks of the opposition’s strategy of killing any reform ‘never mind the human consequences’. The Libs in Australia give me the same impression – say no to anything until they win the next election…
Excellent site for huge range of resources on Australia’s involvement in war and peacekeeping operations.
See the Wartime page for some journal articles. Easy to lose a couple of hours here!
(I think it also has the downloadable Official Histories of Australia’s wars)
Vast range of general education stuff in Aust, updated (comments on NAPLAN 2012 for e.g.), teaching resources as well as teacher resources (careers, ‘teacher health’ etc)
Need to have a decent look at it when I’ve got time beyond marking exams and re-writing reports! (Right, off the internet, back to reports….)