Utopia? Or dystopia?

I’ll start by saying I know I haven’t got a very good…

The New Housemates - Tony And Joe!

Ok. call me sexist, but I've always felt that having a woman…

Tony Abbott doesn't want another election

Speaking on Adelaide radio yesterday Tony Abbott said that the last thing…

Just what is this ‘Team Australia’?

Once again, it seems, the Liberal party spin doctors are trying to…

A sociopathic lack of empathy

One thing I have tried to teach my children is that, when…

Short memory

I recently spent a day with my extended family, one of whom…

Abbott (still) batting on a deteriorating pitch

To use cricketing parlance, cracks are beginning to show in the pitch.…

An Open Letter to Joe Hockey

Dear Joe Hockey, Back in 2012, when you said the age of entitlement…

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Utopia? Or dystopia?

Kay Rollison

I’ll start by saying I know I haven’t got a very good sense of humour. Things that other people find funny I often find embarrassing or sad. But I don’t really think my lack of sense of humour was the problem with this week’s episode of the ABC’s Utopia. It…

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 briefing’ as part of one of my subjects at University. I was given the topic ‘Is shark ecotourism teaching sharks to hunt humans?’  I performed a quick Google search and…

Utopia? Or dystopia?

Kay Rollison

I’ll start by saying I know I haven’t got a very good sense of humour. Things that other people find funny I often find embarrassing or sad. But I don’t really think my lack of sense of humour was the problem with this week’s episode of the ABC’s Utopia. It…

The New Housemates - Tony And Joe!

Rossleigh

Ok. call me sexist, but I've always felt that having a woman around the house was more likely to lead…

Book Review: Beams Falling, by P.M. Newton

Kay Rollison

After complaining in a recent post that too many police procedural crime stories are about psychopaths and serial killers, the…

Politics

Tony Abbott doesn't want another election

Michael Taylor

Speaking on Adelaide radio yesterday Tony Abbott said that the last thing voters want is another election. Given the shocking…

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Just what is this ‘Team Australia’?

John Kelly

Once again, it seems, the Liberal party spin doctors are trying to cloud our minds and muddy the waters with…

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A sociopathic lack of empathy

Kaye Lee

One thing I have tried to teach my children is that, when you make a mistake, tell the truth, apologise,…

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Short memory

Kaye Lee

I recently spent a day with my extended family, one of whom is a ‘senior government employee’ who has served…

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Abbott (still) batting on a deteriorating pitch

John Lord

To use cricketing parlance, cracks are beginning to show in the pitch. The pitch, that is, that Tony Abbott is…

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An Open Letter to Joe Hockey

Victoria Rollison

Dear Joe Hockey, Back in 2012, when you said the age of entitlement was over, I was so relieved. I was…

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Environment

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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Incompetence, mismanagement and coverups

The AIM Network

Crown Land should not be a source of private profit for developers. June Bullivant OAM finds that this is not…

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Social Justice

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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Ei incumbit probatio qui dicit, non qui negat

ozfenric

If there was ever any doubt, it has now been undeniably shown. The ultimate aim of conservative government is to…

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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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The Problem of Unemployment in Australia

The AIM Network

Julie Farthing has worked in the employment industry for four decades. She more than anyone has the experience to safely…

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The permanent solution to the challenges of global development

The AIM Network

Denis Bright reviews a paper written by Simon Weihofen (Doctoral Candidate at Volkswagen AG) about the need for new global…

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