The National Organization for Women (NOW) has launched a petition asking US President Barack Obama to appoint more women to the cabinet and other top posts.
- Friday, 11 January 2013 16:32
- Monday, 24 December 2012 10:33
Santa Claus knows obtaining his Australian visa is a streamlined process but the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) has reminded him there are trainee elves on student visas who need to consider their options before their visas expire early in the new year.
Given Santa’s intention to engage in limited work of a highly specialised and non-ongoing nature while down under, he applied for a subclass 456 business short stay visa. Santa's visa was approved quickly, given the happiness that had resulted from previous visits and his excellent record of compliance with past entry conditions.
- Monday, 17 December 2012 14:10
Nobel Peace Laureate Leymah Gbowee has urged American mothers to speak up and oppose the gun culture.
Ms. Gbowee said she learnt with “dismay and immense pain” the horrific shooting and killing of 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook school in Newtown, Connecticut.
- Saturday, 15 December 2012 17:04
US President Barack Obama has urged Americans to “come together and take meaningful action to prevent more tragedies” like the one that took place last Friday.
- Friday, 14 December 2012 18:12
US President Barack Obama shed tears today as he led the country in mourning 20 children and six women who were shot dead by a lone gunman at Sandy Hook school in Newtown, Connecticut.