Imperfect lessons in democracy

It’s been a quiet campaign in my Brisbane electorate of Stafford, writes…

Abbott, or He Who Would Be Flinged!

When I made various predictions about Mr Abbott's time as PM, there…

Why I Support a Republic with an Australian…

Has Australia ever elected a Prime Minister so ignorant of technology, the…

#Murdoch's Machiavellian Manoeuvres . . .

After a string of ghoulishly inappropriate tweets it seems the irrepressible Rupert…

Tony Abbott has again succeeded in getting us…

Some politicians - Tony Abbott an expert among them - realise the…

Could anything be more contradictory?

Assistant Treasurer, Josh Frydenberg has just returned from the World Economic Forum…

Mondays at Monica’s

Another in my summer series of short stories. Monica Attard was my tutor…

A penny saved is a penny earned

A penny saved is a penny earned - or so goes the…

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Imperfect lessons in democracy

Sally Baxter

It’s been a quiet campaign in my Brisbane electorate of Stafford, writes Sally Baxter. Not a single piece of election mail has crossed my threshold and no hopeful candidate full of promises has knocked upon my door. I can see why. Stafford http://www.abc.net.au/news/qld-election-2015/guide/staf/ was the little electorate with the big 19.1…

The CSIRO and the missing climate change data

Michael Taylor

Kirsten Tona's article on Newpolitics.com.au - Government ignoring climate change while the planet burns (and published on The AIMN as Canberra fiddles while Australia burns) - contained a number of links to the CSIRO website where climate change data and modelling were available to the public. Within a week of her…

This Machine Still Kills

The AIM Network

"I’ll stand with you and your right to offend but I insist on the freedom to judge you on who you’re offending and why" writes Sally Baxter. Any faint hope that a new year would shine a light in the growing darkness enveloping our planet was quickly shattered with the slaughter…

Abbott, or He Who Would Be Flinged!

Rossleigh

When I made various predictions about Mr Abbott's time as PM, there were those that scoffed. But I hate to…

Mondays at Monica’s

John Lord

Another in my summer series of short stories. Monica Attard was my tutor in fine arts at Melbourne University. She was…

Politics

Abbott, or He Who Would Be Flinged!

Rossleigh

When I made various predictions about Mr Abbott's time as PM, there were those that scoffed. But I hate to…

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#Murdoch's Machiavellian Manoeuvres . . .

Letitia McQuade

After a string of ghoulishly inappropriate tweets it seems the irrepressible Rupert it is at it again. With very own…

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Why I Support a Republic with an Australian as Head…

John Lord

Has Australia ever elected a Prime Minister so ignorant of technology, the environment and science? So divorced from the growing…

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Tony Abbott has again succeeded in getting us to focus…

Michael Taylor

Some politicians - Tony Abbott an expert among them - realise the importance of dictating the terms of public discourse. …

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Could anything be more contradictory?

John Kelly

Assistant Treasurer, Josh Frydenberg has just returned from the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos with some pearls of wisdom…

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A penny saved is a penny earned

The AIM Network

A penny saved is a penny earned - or so goes the truism. While this may apply to individuals and…

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Environment

Canberra fiddles while Australia burns

The AIM Network

Despite the overwhelming evidence that the effects of climate change are having a devastating impact on present and future Australia,…

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A tree is for life, not just for Christmas!

Letitia McQuade

  There is something quite magical about trees. From the food we eat to the air we breath trees sustain us.…

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Australia: nature needs you

The AIM Network

What is fundamentally at stake in Australia right now is life – all of it! From Australia’s last great wilderness in…

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Social Justice

Life imitating art

The AIM Network

The scenes of social collapse in movies of a decade ago are now everyday scenes in allegedly democratic countries, writes…

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Complaint against John Howard to the International Criminal Court

The AIM Network

Australia's former Prime Minister John Howard has been accused of war crimes before the International Criminal Court in The Hague. A…

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Religion... What is it good for?

Letitia McQuade

On the latest available research approximately 84% of the world's population identify themselves as believing in, (or at least being…

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Australian Identity: Advancing or Waltzing?

The AIM Network

Since Federation, the Australian population has changed dramatically, and now Australia has become one of the most ethnically diverse countries…

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The downing of Malaysia Airlines MH17 – Part 12

The AIM Network

We conclude Dr George Venturini's exposé into the shooting down of MH17. Beyond the fog (continued) Claims of indirect Russian responsibility for…

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The downing of Malaysia Airlines MH17 – Part 11

The AIM Network

With investigations continuing into the downing of MH17, we are still no closer to knowing who did it, and how,…

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