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ABC Newsreader calls for niqab to be banned

6 years agoReligion / Islam : Austrolabe

ABC News Reader Virginia Haussegger writes on her blog: I’ve seen it elsewhere around the world, but I didn’t expect to see it here. Certainly not on a hot summer’s afternoon at the Canberra Centre. But there it was. A ghostly figure walking towards me, clad from head to toe in a heavy black niqab, black [...]
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Canberra Data Centres broadens their sights (slightly)

Australia / Canberra : RiotACT (4 years ago)

ARN Net reports that Canberra Data Centres reckons they’ve tapped out the local market and need to look elsewhere for customers if they want to get beyond their current 50% use of capacity. Canberra Data Centres operates on a just-i... Read Post

Opening Night in Canberra for CIFF! (And your chance to win a double pass)

Australia / Canberra : RiotACT (4 years ago)

Last night the 14th Canberra International Film Festival (CIFF) was officially opened with the highly anticipated political thriller from the USA “Fair Game”, starring Sean Penn and Naomi Watts. CIFF President Virginia Haussegger an... Read Post

Who the hell made Virginia Hausegger god?

Australia / Canberra : RiotACT (6 years ago)

Apparently in Saturday’s Canberra Times the ABC newsreader Virginia Hausegger held forth on how she felt muslim women choosing to wear the burqa were in such breach of the basic tenets of our society that there “orta be a law agin i... Read Post

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