$8.8 million isn't a lot of money, but…

Refurbishment of the prime minister's official Canberra residence will cost taxpayers more…

Government Welfare Spin Draws Community Outrage

MARCH AUSTRALIA Media Release, 30 June 2015 A Daily Telegraph article on social…

Who do you Trust?

In a time of unprecedented deceit, telling the truth has become a…

Can someone please help?

I am caught in an ethical dilemma. On the one hand I…

Cynical? Moi?

  The Abbott government’s insistence on secrecy regarding boats carrying asylum seekers has…

OLD PEOPLE: We walk straight past them. We…

By Keith Davis They sit on park benches catching a few rays, and…

Turnbull Admits That Politicians Are More Important Than…

Well, yet again I've let a member of the Abbott Government distract…

‘Heads should roll’: An Historical Perspective on Terrorism…

Dr Strobe Driver examines the deeper components of terrorism and the…

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$8.8 million isn't a lot of money, but apparently $66,000…

Michael Taylor

Refurbishment of the prime minister's official Canberra residence will cost taxpayers more than $8.8 million - at least $5 million more than originally expected. It doesn't seem that long ago that the Liberal Party was complaining (via a booklet, of course) that $66,000 was spent on The Lodge for then Prime…

Renewables will overtake coal as long as climate pledges are…

The AIM Network

By Dr Anthony Horton According to the International Energy Agency (IEA) wind, solar and other renewables will overtake coal and become the world’s premier electricity source by 2030 if the pledges made by countries in the lead up to Paris are met. According to IEA Chief Economist Fatih Birol, if today’s energy…

Gay Marriage and why Australia is the developed country left…

The AIM Network

While many Australians are also celebrating the legalisation of same-sex marriage in the United States, they are appalled that our own government treats this as an issue they consider irrelevant to our society, writes Paul McMahon. I am gay. This is true – you can tell me that God is against…

Turnbull Admits That Politicians Are More Important Than People In…

Rossleigh

Well, yet again I've let a member of the Abbott Government distract me from what I was intending to write…

Impressions of Baraka

John Lord

Author's note: Barak is a documentary movie and can be viewed on YouTube. Featuring no conventional narrative, this film presents footage…

News and Politics

Government Welfare Spin Draws Community Outrage

The AIM Network

MARCH AUSTRALIA Media Release, 30 June 2015 A Daily Telegraph article on social welfare (“Australia’s welfare bill to top $190b with…

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Who do you Trust?

John Kelly

In a time of unprecedented deceit, telling the truth has become a revolutionary act. Whether an early election is imminent or…

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Cynical? Moi?

Kaye Lee

  The Abbott government’s insistence on secrecy regarding boats carrying asylum seekers has been justified as “not wanting to act as…

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Turnbull Admits That Politicians Are More Important Than People In…

Rossleigh

Well, yet again I've let a member of the Abbott Government distract me from what I was intending to write…

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‘Heads should roll’: An Historical Perspective on Terrorism for the…

The AIM Network

Dr Strobe Driver examines the deeper components of terrorism and the regretful ‘heads should roll’ issue being popularised by…

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Tony Abbott's Zombie Apocalypse

TurnLeft2016

One of Tony Abbott's first acts as Prime Minister was to buy (have taxpayers buy) bombproof luxury cars for himself.…

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Environment

Cape York in Crisis

Kate O'Callaghan

Once again Cape York is in crisis. Tens of thousands of hectares of native bushland are being cleared on Cape York…

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Calling "Game Over"

ozfenric

"Human-induced climate change is real. The risks of inaction are real and mounting." So Fairfax editorialised in this week's papers.…

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Business case for low carbon growth is clear

The AIM Network

By Dr Anthony Horton As the climate change clock ticks louder than ever, more and more businesses are becoming part of…

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Social Justice

Resisting the tide of Australian extremism. If we don't, who…

The AIM Network

By Keith Davis Already we have the Nazi slogan of 'Work Will Make You Free' splattered heavily across our social welfare…

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Contract Teaching: Taking a Toll

The AIM Network

By Severin Karantonis A union survey has revealed a jump in the number of new Victorian teachers on short-term contracts. According to…

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Graduate Unemployment at a 20 Year High

The AIM Network

By Owen Bennett This article was  previously published on the AUU web-site, May 2015 Australia’s jobs crisis has made graduating university an extremely…

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AIM Extra

Avoiding data retention

The AIM Network

In her article 'Good luck citizens, we're on our own' Sally Baxter warned that: Deep end or shallow, Australia’s data retention…

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An amazing recovery

The AIM Network

After falling three storeys from a rooftop onto concrete in March last year, Paul McMahon’s loved ones feared the worst.…

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Operation Kombi Borders

The AIM Network

By Keith Davis My first People Smuggling trip will be on Sunday 28th June and I fully intend to smuggle a…

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Your Say

Can someone please help?

John Lord

I am caught in an ethical dilemma. On the one hand I tend to agree with John Howard who was…

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OLD PEOPLE: We walk straight past them. We ignore them.

The AIM Network

By Keith Davis They sit on park benches catching a few rays, and we walk straight past them. They lounge on…

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Keeping your head about you

The AIM Network

AIMN reader Colin Price has a say: Here is an angle to the Zaky Mallah/ABC circus that may not have been…

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