Tony Abbott, Battlelines, Lomborg And The Big New…

"Gallipoli was a splendid failure; the Western Front was a terrible success…

Premature congratulation

The Abbott government suffers from a bad case of premature congratulation. We have…

Best We Forget

The Vicar said; give thanks that Australia has never seen a war…

China Watching masterclass with Francis James

In November 1969 Australian Francis James was last seen in China, trying…

Faster, Faster, Young Aussie "Sand & Sandal" Epic…

By Ross Sharp Somebody’s left the gate open at the idiot farm again … A terrifying…

Lest We Forget - We've Forgotten Too Much…

Anzac Day is one of the most commemorated days in Australia and…

Tax The Poor Because The Rich Aren't Like…

“The reason why I am cautious is because it’s their money. I’m…

Another meaning of 25 April - when words…

By Dr George Venturini Born in the grandfather’s home which was frequently honoured…

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Tony Abbott, Battlelines, Lomborg And The Big New Thing Somewhere…

Rossleigh

"Gallipoli was a splendid failure; the Western Front was a terrible success and we should recall our victories as much as our defeats." Tony Abbott, 26th April, 2015   "It doesn’t make much sense, though, to impose certain and substantial costs on the economy now in order to avoid unknown and perhaps even…

Labor framed as the villain again

Victoria Rollison

    Over the last couple of days, the Twittersphere has been full of congratulations for Waleed Aly’s The Project segment on the Renewable Energy Target (RET). If you haven’t watched it yet, here it is. Apart from the fact that it’s fairly amusing that journalists like Aly get congratulated for talking…

Lest We Forget - We've Forgotten Too Much Already

The AIM Network

Anzac Day is one of the most commemorated days in Australia and this year marks the centennial.  It is supposed to be a day to remember all those who fought and died not just for our freedom but to safeguard the freedom of others.  It is a day where we…

Tony Abbott, Battlelines, Lomborg And The Big New Thing Somewhere…

Rossleigh

"Gallipoli was a splendid failure; the Western Front was a terrible success and we should recall our victories as much…

Book Review: The Husband’s Secret, by Liane Moriarty

Kay Rollison

The Husband’s Secret (2013) is the fifth of Moriarty’s six novels, all of which are stories about families and relationships,…

News and Politics

Premature congratulation

Kaye Lee

The Abbott government suffers from a bad case of premature congratulation. We have had a parade of Hockey, Cormann, Frydenberg, Abbott…

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Tax The Poor Because The Rich Aren't Like Us

Rossleigh

“The reason why I am cautious is because it’s their money. I’m always cautious about taking people’s money off them” Joe…

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Curing Outrage Fatigue

Victoria Rollison

    I agree with Tim Dunlop when he says we’re currently living through a phase of ‘the normalisation of bad politics’.…

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Maybe I'm Amazed

The AIM Network

Is truth and honesty creeping into politics? Ross Sharp swears that he caught glimpse. Mid-morning Sunday last, I am watching ABCNews24, as is…

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Business before science

Kaye Lee

With the revelation that Tony Abbott made the decision to fund Bjorn Lomberg’s position at UWA, and academics protesting that…

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The Wrong ANZAC Day

The AIM Network

  December 18 is the day that Australia should commemorate Gallipolli and not April 25 argues guest blogger Peter Martin. The 25th April…

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Environment

Investing in women to save the world

Kaye Lee

Most contemporary estimates for the carrying capacity of the Earth under existing conditions are between 4 billion and 16 billion.…

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Snowy Hydro, Neoliberalism and the NSW Government: The Ugly Visage…

Rob Marsh

Australia’s energy policy is subject to regulatory and fiscal influence from all three levels of government, however only the State…

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Dam them

The AIM Network

The attachment of the Liberal National Coalition to building new dams is going against the grain of history and should…

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Social Justice

The Magna Carta

The AIM Network

    Ever wondered where the long road to achieving the rights of the common man began? Guest blogger Graham Parton, explains. If 2014…

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Abbott going Batty just doesn't cut it - the media…

Letitia McQuade

I admire Rosie Batty. She has suffered immeasurable grief and tragedy with grace, courage and fortitude. She has moved forward,…

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If you don’t love Australia, leave

Victoria Rollison

It’s time we reclaimed Australia. Because I love this country and I hate to see it being sullied by bigotry…

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China Watching masterclass with Francis James

Sally Baxter

In November 1969 Australian Francis James was last seen in China, trying unsuccessfully to cross the border back into Hong…

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Another meaning of 25 April - when words are stones

The AIM Network

By Dr George Venturini Born in the grandfather’s home which was frequently honoured with the presence of Giacomo Matteotti, one of…

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A masterclass in China Watching

Sally Baxter

In November 1969 an Australian named Francis James disappeared without trace. He was travelling by train from the southern China…

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Best We Forget

The AIM Network

The Vicar said; give thanks that Australia has never seen a war on its own soil. Sir ScotchMystery disagrees. Allow me to begin…

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Faster, Faster, Young Aussie "Sand & Sandal" Epic Fans -…

The AIM Network

By Ross Sharp Somebody’s left the gate open at the idiot farm again … A terrifying troupe of terrorist teen tots and twenty-somethings had been…

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What We All Forget About Asia

The AIM Network

  Sir ScotchMistery has been taking a long hard look at Australia-China relations and puts forth his opinion. Disclaimer. The following viewpoints are…

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