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Gatwick hotel: women who lived at rooming house jailed after sale to Channel Nine

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Law and Advocacy Centre for Women says sale of rooming house for series of The Block was ‘repugnant’

A significant number of vulnerable women who lived in St Kilda’s Gatwick Private Hotel, before it was sold to Channel Nine and converted into six luxury apartments over the 2018 season of reality television show The Block, have ended up in prison.

Jill Prior, the principal legal officer of the Law and Advocacy Centre for Women, said the centre had represented more than a dozen women who had been living on the street after the Gatwick closed.

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Women’s lives as a political tool. Girl power! | First Dog on the Moon

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Domestic violence victims could be given a loan and access to superannuation. Fiona the Bettong is on the case

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When Camels Roamed North America

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From: PBS Eons
Duration: 10:12

Camels are famous for adaptations that have allowed them to flourish where most other large mammals would perish. But their story begins over 40 million years ago in North America, and in an environment you’d never expect: a rainforest.  

Special thanks to Julio Lacerda, WillemSvdMerwe, and Ryan Somma for allowing us to use their images in this episode!

Produced in collaboration with PBS Digital Studios: http://youtube.com/pbsdigitalstudios

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Katie Fichtner, Aldo Espinosa Zúñiga, Anthony Callaghan, Esmeralda Rupp-Spangle, Gregory Donovan, Ehit Dinesh Agarwal, الخليفي سلطان, Gabriel Cortez, Marcus Lejon, Anel Salas, Robert Arévalo, Robert Hill, Kelby Reid, Todd Dittman, Betsy Radley, PS, Colin Sylvester, Philip Slingerland, John Vanek, Jose Garcia, Noah offitzer, Eric Vonk, Tony Wamsley, Henrik Peteri, Jonathan Wright, Jon Monteiro, James Bording, Brad Nicholls, Miles Chaston, Michael McClellan, Jeff Graham, Maria Humphrey, Nathan Paskett, Connor Jensen, Sapjes, Daisuke Goto, Hubert Rady, Yuntao Zhou, Gregory Kintz, Tyson Cleary, Chandler Bass, Maly Lor, Joao Ascensao, Tsee Lee, Sarah Fritts, Ruben Winter, Ron Harvey Jr, Jacob Gerke, Alex Yan

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ABC calls for new funding model to overcome 'threat' of political interference

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Acting managing director David Anderson asks Senate inquiry into Guthrie-Milne saga to consider sweeping changes

The ABC is advocating for an alternative funding model to protect itself from the “threat of capricious or arbitrary political decisions” made by the government of the day.

The broadcaster’s acting chair, David Anderson, used a submission to the Senate committee investigating allegations of political interference within the ABC, established by the Greens, Labor and the crossbench over the Michelle Guthrie and Justin Milne saga, to lobby for change.

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Sequential Art

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Last updated: 20th November 2018

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To his friend…(Buy the COMPLETE Our Valued Customers at:...

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To his friend…

(Buy the COMPLETE Our Valued Customers at:
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