Good Weekend letters to the editor, February 15


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The write-off on Alan Attwood’s Scouting article was deceptive. Scouts Victoria has been rising – not declining – for 13 consecutive years. For instance, 9 years in the past we had 18,726 members in Victoria; as we speak we’ve got 25,332. Off the highs of the 1970s, however heading north. Scouts have been energetic in bushfire assist: feeding, serving to with lodging, sorting gear and elevating greater than $300,000. And 338 Scouts took half in Melbourne’s current Satisfaction March.
Rod Byrnes
Chief Commissioner, Scouts Victoria

Nothing is extra necessary to Scouts NSW than the protection of younger individuals in our care. We guarantee dealing with of claims for survivors is honest and empathetic. Our little one safety method has been independently assessed and a few facets recognized as modern. Serving to
youth really feel heard and supported is why and the way Scouting stays related in 2020.
Neville Tomkins
Chief Commissioner, Scouts NSW

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C: Phil Burton Gladys Liu [“Patriot games”, February 1] is implausible at elevating cash for the Liberals. Nothing else issues. Finish of story.

F: Eric Dalais Noël [Ghislaine Maxwell] hasn’t been interviewed by the US Dept of InJustice … nonetheless jetting about who is aware of the place and with who is aware of who [“Dangerous liaisons”, February 1]. Anybody else would have been in custody by now. Surprise who’s defending her?

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F: Julia Kaylock  What Peter Singer really says is that Australian politics makes it not possible for each asylum seeker to be welcomed [Dicey Topics, February 1]. He’s highlighting that our nation is lower than fantastic in its perspective in direction of them.

F: Michael Parr It’s merely a indisputable fact that we don’t have the assets or infrastructure to have the ability to take each asylum seeker and refugee.

F: Caroline Miley Notice that Singer says he doesn’t perceive individuals’s objections to euthanasia. That’s very revealing. It’s straightforward to advocate for a place should you can’t perceive individuals’s issues about it.

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