The Canberra Times reports that a Canberra man who bashed and kicked a Civic reveller unconscious has been sentenced today to 80 hours community service work.
The footage is horrifying to watch and the sentence seems woefully inadequate. What interested me is the statement that the magistrate didn’t think jail was appropriate… so when is it appropriate ??
[ 3 July 2011 at 4:00 pm; ] Come and show your support with a peaceful protest outside the Israeli embassy calling for an end to the blockade of Gaza.
The protest is occuring as a large number of boats, the ‘Freedom Flotilla 2″, set sail to Gaza. Three Australians from Sydney are participating – Sylvia Hale, Vivienne Portzsolt and Michael Coleman.
VIGIL AT THE ISRAELI EMBASSY
After too many visits to Bunnings and Fyshwick I am thinking of asking a prof interior designer or decorator for help, but there doesnt seem to be much out there in the way of recommendations…
Our budget isnt huge and all we really want is to transform a large living area and update our kitchen which [...]