The depressing undeniable reality of political sameness

Is there really much difference between the Labor and Liberal parties? Douglas…

Tracking Abbott's Wreckage (September Update)

Sally McManus is the Secretary of the Australian Services Union in NSW…

First Nations Women's Ceremonial Walk for Freedom

Since Europeans first set foot on 'Terra Australis' the dispossession of Aboriginal…

Let's see if this little thing grows .…

Quite simply, a flag flying upside down is officially recognised as a…

In case you missed it . . .…

In case you missed it, or forgotten about it (and shame on…

Islamic State: Has the West let the Genie…

I have been roundly criticized for speaking my mind in these pages,…

Forget Team Australia, Could the Liberals Save Team…

Ok, I realise that Tony and Joe know almost nothing about the…

Spoiler Alert: Team Liberal is moving the Goalposts

It is pretty much a no-brainer these days when the government is…

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The depressing undeniable reality of political sameness

The AIM Network

Is there really much difference between the Labor and Liberal parties? Douglas Evans reports. Recently The AIMN re-published an article titled ‘The Myth of Political sameness’. I am of the view that the implicit but unmistakable intent of the article was to reassure readers that despite worrying appearances to the contrary,…

Ebola

ozfenric

Each generation has its historic moments, its touchstone memories. I grew up in the 1980s, and my touchstones were the Ethiopian famine, Masters of the Universe and Transformers toys, and ebola. For all that ebola was a virulent disease, the outbreak was in a faraway land and affected only a…

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 two centuries our Indigenous brothers and sisters have seen their land and culture ripped away from them and governments, so it seems, just sit back and watch. Now it's time for…

Let's see if this little thing grows . . .

Rossleigh

Quite simply, a flag flying upside down is officially recognised as a sign of distress. Let's do it. After all, if the…

The History of Comics in Australia

John Lord

As a young boy I remember with some delight the arrival of the latest comics from overseas. I suppose I…

Politics

Tracking Abbott's Wreckage (September Update)

John Lord

Sally McManus is the Secretary of the Australian Services Union in NSW and the ACT. She has been a campaigner and…

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Let's see if this little thing grows . . .

Rossleigh

Quite simply, a flag flying upside down is officially recognised as a sign of distress. Let's do it. After all, if the…

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In case you missed it . . . here's what…

Michael Taylor

In case you missed it, or forgotten about it (and shame on those who did), here’s a press release from…

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Islamic State: Has the West let the Genie out of…

Sean Stinson

I have been roundly criticized for speaking my mind in these pages, enough that any sensible person would probably learn…

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Spoiler Alert: Team Liberal is moving the Goalposts

John Kelly

It is pretty much a no-brainer these days when the government is in trouble to resort to some kind of…

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Sitting on defence

Kaye Lee

$80,281,391.78 This is how much we will spend every single day this year on defence.  And this figure is conservative.  It…

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Environment

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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Wild Rivers No More: Newman Decision Threatens the Cape

Kate O'Callaghan

This week, the Queensland Government finalised their repeal of the Wild Rivers Act. Introduced in 2005 by the Labor government, the Act…

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Social Justice

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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"Feminist Bitches" Who Needs Them?

Letitia McQuade

There's no denying it, Australian women have come a long way. From the married women's property act to the criminalisation…

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Mass media versus social media

The AIM Network

In this guest post George Von Waidkuns reflects about the role of the mass media in the creation of public…

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Gladesville community overruled by NSW Government procedure - A lesson…

The AIM Network

With the White Paper into the sale of Crown Land now shelved until after the NSW State election, other issues…

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The pregnant pause

The AIM Network

In this guest post Anne Byam asks what makes a woman want to go back to work after her baby…

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