The era of absurdity has begun

Are we all getting a little too edgy courtesy of the publicity…

Promise fulfilled, Tony Abbott ticks off Arnhem Land…

The Australian predictably gives the PM a tick for his discussions with…

Capital and Mr Hockey's "Lazy Analysis"

A few days ago, I upgraded the software on my iPad and…

Budget emergency?

Six months of Abbott's idea of belt-tightening..... February 25 The Abbott government has spent…

More random thoughts.

UN World Leaders Meet in New York to Discuss Climate Change Except for…

Ban the Use of the Word "Jihadist" By…

Imagine the boss calls everyone to a meeting and announces that Trevor…

An Abuse of Process

There's been a lot of good discussion recently, started by John Lord,…

The voiceless and faceless public

I was listening to Radio National news this morning and it suddenly…

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The era of absurdity has begun

The AIM Network

Are we all getting a little too edgy courtesy of the publicity around our upgraded security level? From an old friend comes this Facebook comment today: The train stations I use have closed their rubbish bins for "security reasons". They've been closed with masking tape and cardboard. Sec-ur-it-y. There's a new message on…

Uncertain future for Adani at Abbot Point as fight for…

Kate O'Callaghan

It’s been an eventful month for Australia’s greatest natural wonder. It was widely reported this week that Abbot Point proponents Adani Group, GVK Hancock and North Queensland Bulk Ports would seek to reverse their plan to dump 5 million tonnes of dredge spoil into the marine park near Bowen, instead opting…

The purpose of March Australia: demanding change for the better

The AIM Network

Why do we march against the Abbott Government? Admittedly marching will not change the government or the government's ideology, but it will help to raise awareness of important issues and get people thinking, writes Gosford organiser Kym. I first came across the March in March at the end of last year,…

Capital and Mr Hockey's "Lazy Analysis"

Rossleigh

A few days ago, I upgraded the software on my iPad and the $35 million I'd accumulated playing Hold-'em Poker…

Book review: "There’s No Home", by Alexander Baron

The AIM Network

Reviewed by Rod Wise. It was a kind of rite of passage for 15-year-olds a long time ago, well before James…

Politics

Capital and Mr Hockey's "Lazy Analysis"

Rossleigh

A few days ago, I upgraded the software on my iPad and the $35 million I'd accumulated playing Hold-'em Poker…

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Promise fulfilled, Tony Abbott ticks off Arnhem Land

Kaye Lee

The Australian predictably gives the PM a tick for his discussions with indigenous leaders and community members “to gain a…

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Budget emergency?

Kaye Lee

Six months of Abbott's idea of belt-tightening..... February 25 The Abbott government has spent $2.5 million on lifeboats to send asylum seekers…

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More random thoughts.

Kaye Lee

UN World Leaders Meet in New York to Discuss Climate Change Except for ours (and India and China though China did…

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An Abuse of Process

John Kelly

There's been a lot of good discussion recently, started by John Lord, about democracy, or the lack of it in…

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The voiceless and faceless public

Victoria Rollison

I was listening to Radio National news this morning and it suddenly struck me – mainstream news media, including everyone…

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Environment

Ebola

ozfenric

Each generation has its historic moments, its touchstone memories. I grew up in the 1980s, and my touchstones were the…

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Shark ecotourism -The no bull shark approach

Nicole Clark

Shark ecotourism - The no bull shark approach Two weeks ago I was assigned the task of writing up a ‘mock…

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Pillage, plunder, for private profit

The AIM Network

More and more Crown land - public land - is under threat from wealthy developers and mining companies, writes June…

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Social Justice

First Nations Women's Ceremonial Walk for Freedom

The AIM Network

Since Europeans first set foot on 'Terra Australis' the dispossession of Aboriginal Australians has been ruthless and unrelenting. For over…

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Who wins? Developers or the community?

The AIM Network

When an area is considered of state significance, June Bullivant OAM asks who the area is significant for. When the NSW…

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Abbott's 'Team Australia' has a tinge of Howard about it

Michael Taylor

'Don't migrate to Australia unless you want to join “Team Australia”', declared our chest-beating Prime Minister. "Everyone has got to be…

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My Favourite Movies

John Lord

This blog in the near future will broaden the category of Literature to include the arts in general. Last week out…

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Big business versus the rest of us

The AIM Network

Are our apprentices being trained in all the right jobs? In this short piece Carolyn van Langenberg writes that many…

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The Human Race

The AIM Network

Welcome to the Human Race! Sean Hurley is your caller. A good afternoon to you all and welcome back to The…

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