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President Barack Obama Comes Out In Support of Gay Marriage – A special ISL News report
September 18, 2021

Barack Obama made history as the first sitting President to come out in support of gay marriage.  In an exclusive interview with ABC’s Robin Roberts the US president spoke candidly of the evolutionary journey that lead to his watershed decision to say “I do” to “same-sex marriage”. “I have to tell you that over the

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ILAA address at CPD Law Conference Sydney March 10, 2012 – Delivered by Paul Power, CEO Refugee Council of Australia
September 18, 2021

Paul Power, CEO Refugee Council of Australia addressed the Immigration Lawyers Association of Australasia breakfast meeting March 10, 2012 at the 6th annual CPD Law Conference.  His focus was on asylum seekers, detention centres and a divisive political debate.  Below is an authorized transcript of that speech. ____________________________________________________________________________ Two weeks ago I had what has

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Gillard’s Proposed
September 16, 2021

According to my make-believe statistics, around 99.9% of the Australian population has found it impossible to not hear the phrase ‘Gillard’s migration solution,’ ‘boat people’ or ‘asylum seekers’ being splashed across all forms of media. The Australian media in particular has been interested in the developments of Gillard’s proposed migration solution, ever since she voiced

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2010 Law Week Breakfast
August 31, 2021

This morning, our principal solicitor Anne O’Donoghue and one of our staff were fortunate enough to be able to attend the 2010 Law Week Breakfast with NSW Police Commissioner Andrew Scipione as the Guest of Honour and Key Speaker and Professor George Williams as the Guest Speaker. The topic for the breakfast was “The Role of

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