Spoiler Alert: Team Liberal is moving the Goalposts

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

Who wins? Developers or the community?

When an area is considered of state significance, June Bullivant OAM asks…

Sitting on defence

$80,281,391.78 This is how much we will spend every single day this year…

Tony Abbott clings onto Chaplaincy Program

It is undeniably apparent that the Abbott Government is jumping hoops to…

Will the real Aussie terrorists please stand…

Who is creating the fear in the minds of Australians? Popular blogger…

The History of Comics in Australia

As a young boy I remember with some delight the arrival of…

Put Andrew Bolt in the headline and everyone…

On Facebook every day I post "My Thought for the Day" and…

The Misdirection of Abbott Or Putting the Count…

MICHAEL BRISSENDEN: I'm just quoting the reports… MALCOLM TURNBULL: No, the way you phrased it…

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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 scoundrel activity in an effort to win back support. With the government haemorrhaging from a budget disaster and multiple gaffes from ministers and also criticism from within its own ranks,…

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…

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 Government decrees that something is of state significance, it is usually to prevent the community from being consulted. The decision making process is approved by the Planning Minister - one…

The Misdirection of Abbott Or Putting the Count back into…

Rossleigh

MICHAEL BRISSENDEN: I'm just quoting the reports… MALCOLM TURNBULL: No, the way you phrased it doesn't sound right to me, but I think…

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

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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Tony Abbott clings onto Chaplaincy Program

The AIM Network

It is undeniably apparent that the Abbott Government is jumping hoops to save their chaplaincy program, reports Adam Cass. Subtly certainly…

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Will the real Aussie terrorists please stand up?

The AIM Network

Who is creating the fear in the minds of Australians? Popular blogger and author 'Truth Seeker' comes up with a…

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Sweeteners

ozfenric

"Australians don't want another election", says Tony Abbott. Naturally, this reflects both his own achievement of the goal - personal…

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Put Andrew Bolt in the headline and everyone will read…

John Lord

On Facebook every day I post "My Thought for the Day" and every now and then I put the question:…

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An open letter to Tony Abbott

The AIM Network

Independent journalists are finding it difficult to keep up with the supply of stupidity this government has been feeding us.…

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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

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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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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