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Jessie Murarrgirarrgi,  in Mary E. Mc Carthy, Saltwater Skin, p. 137

Latest Papers

The working papers collection comprises historical papers as well as current ideas and works in progress on some of the major issues and topics of our times.

Substance, Conservative Virtue Signalling and the Growing Army of Non-believers (released 11 April 2022)
The first day of the 2022 campaign may well be seen as a god send for Anthony Albanese. He choked on basic numbers. Not a good look, but from the very first minute it etchs something into his mind, something that he already knows: Labor invariably has a fight on its hands to win a Federal Election in Australia. This may bring out Albo’s best qualities, but there is also another factor in this election: the growing unaligned independent voter. Who is s/he? The major political parties and even the major polling companies do not have a clue. Chances are Albo will beat Scot Morrison but these new non-aligned voters will not preference Labor creating a night-marish scenario for the next four years.
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The Modern Magic Pudding (MMP) (released 5 March 2022)
Could there be a better prospect than magic pudding? Endless pudding for all.
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The Voice (released 24 December 2021)
The Final Report on an Indigenous Voice to the Commonwealth Parliament has been received and legislation is pending.
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The Loyalty Letters of Cyril Wyndham (released 20 October 2021)
Cyril Wyndham was a friend and supporter of Dr. H.V. Evatt. These letters show how Wyndham defended Evatt's legacy and reputation to the very end of his own life.
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A productive year 1993 (released 18 October 2021)
Tom Uren, Peter Botsman, Trades Hall, 1993
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Mata Mata (released 18 October 2021)
Mata Mata
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The unwinnable election 1993 (released 18 October 2021)
Don Watson, Don Russell, 1993
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The Tide Coming In (released 8 October 2021)
Djambawa Marawilli and family celebrate the Blue Mud Bay High Court Decision, Garma 2009
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Andrew Mawson and Noel Pearson, 2003 (released 7 October 2021)
Andrew Mawson and Noel Pearson, 2003
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Doug Nicholls, Northcote, 1929 (released 2 October 2021)
Doug Nicholls, Northcote, 1929
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