Who do you trust to address domestic violence?

On International Women's Day both the major political parties delivered telling, yet…

Open Your Eyes: Read the Polls with Clarity

How is it that when a demonstrably unpopular, lying Prime Minister, devoid…

Same Story, Same Mistakes

So we are sending more troops to Iraq. The first question that…

Book Review: End of the Night Girl, by…

End of the Night Girl was published in 2011, as part of…

Time to fix this unholy mess

With the change of government in Victoria and a promise by Premier…

They’re here, they’re there, they’re everywhere. So…

When the IPA published their wish list of 75 plus 25 ways…

Keeping active if you have chronic conditions

Chronic conditions can strike at any age. For some conditions, such as…

Poll Bounce - The Good News For Abbott!

Ok, over the past few weeks, the following things have happened: The Liberals…

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Who do you trust to address domestic violence?

Michael Taylor

On International Women's Day both the major political parties delivered telling, yet contrasting political statements on pertinent policy issues. Only one, the LNP's, received any media coverage. Their decision to host an International Women's Day celebration luncheon at an exclusive Brisbane club that only allows men to be members has been met…

Fire: what have we learned from the devastation?

The AIM Network

Some of the lessons learned from decades of studying major fires have been learned, and then forgotten, in a drive to simplify the message to the public, writes Graham Parton. Every major Australian bushfire is inevitably followed by an enquiry into what went wrong and an attempt to find out how…

ICC hits out at Tony Abbott over treatment of Gillian…

Michael Taylor

The appalling treatment of Human Rights Commission (HRC) president Gillian Triggs at the hands of Prime Minster Tony Abbott and Attorney General George Brandis has been well-documented over the last 24 hours. Her HRC report, titled The Forgotten Children, found immigration detention was a "dangerous place for children" and this obviously…

Poll Bounce - The Good News For Abbott!

Rossleigh

Ok, over the past few weeks, the following things have happened: The Liberals considered getting rid of Tony Abbott. Phil Ruddock was…

Book Review: End of the Night Girl, by Amy Matthews

Kay Rollison

End of the Night Girl was published in 2011, as part of the prize attached to an Adelaide Festival Award…

News and Politics

Open Your Eyes: Read the Polls with Clarity

John Lord

How is it that when a demonstrably unpopular, lying Prime Minister, devoid of any qualities of leadership, who has been…

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Same Story, Same Mistakes

John Kelly

So we are sending more troops to Iraq. The first question that comes to mind is: Why? PM Tony Abbott…

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Poll Bounce - The Good News For Abbott!

Rossleigh

Ok, over the past few weeks, the following things have happened: The Liberals considered getting rid of Tony Abbott. Phil Ruddock was…

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Time to fix this unholy mess

John Kelly

With the change of government in Victoria and a promise by Premier Daniel Andrews to make Victoria the education state,…

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They’re here, they’re there, they’re everywhere. So beware!

Kaye Lee

When the IPA published their wish list of 75 plus 25 ways to “reform” Australia, they conceded that it was…

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Censors, Censures and Campus Cops

Rob Marsh

Justice Minister Michael Keenan today elucidated new changes to the controversial “Schools Security Programme” that would involve the employment of…

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Environment

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…

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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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Social Justice

Sussan Ley updates the nation on Medicare

Robyn Oyeniyi

As any regular reader of my work is aware, I have been very vocal about the various changes to Medicare…

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Selective compassion

Robyn Oyeniyi

We must ask ourselves, are we truly a compassionate nation? https://twitter.com/WeTheVoters2013/status/567960839619084289 I am against the death penalty. I always have been and…

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Death Penalty: barbaric legalised murder by the state

TurnLeft2016

THE death penalty is sadistic violence perpetrated by those voted into government, murder to maintain and demonstrate power, if the…

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AIM Extra

Keeping active if you have chronic conditions

Robyn Oyeniyi

Chronic conditions can strike at any age. For some conditions, such as the arthritis family, exercise is vital. Yet one…

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We're giving away an iPad

The AIM Network

Many people have emailed The AIMN to ask if we will be introducing a 'subscriber pays' system. The short answer to…

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Rock n Roll trolling, California-style

Sally Baxter

In a scene straight out of childhood, I was sitting at the breakfast table with my father the Big Baxter,…

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