The Minister for Lost Opportunities

You have to hand to him. Joe Hockey would have to be…

Book Review: MaddAddam, by Margaret Atwood

MaddAddam (2013) is the third book in Margaret Atwood’s dystopian trilogy about…

What Should Shorten Do?

All the latest polls give Labor a clear lead over their Coalition…

I Was Going To Write About the Prime…

Earlier in the year, then Assistant Treasurer. Arfur Sinodinos told ICAC that…

Politics of the debt crisis

Rescuing colourful news metaphors: From diversionary politics to reformist agendas? Denis Bright…

Tony's Golden Rule: When Trying To Be Inclusive,…

Interview with Chris Uhlmann, ABC AM | Prime Minister of Australia …

Let's tell Bill Shorten a few cold, hard…

Last May when Labor endeavoured to boast what they stood for, the…

My Favourite Movies

This blog in the near future will broaden the category of Literature…

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The Minister for Lost Opportunities

John Kelly

You have to hand to him. Joe Hockey would have to be the eternal optimist. He says that we are on the threshold of Australia's greatest era. Really? He says his plan is to fix the budget and pay down the debt left by Labor. The debt he is referring…

Uncertain future for Adani at Abbot Point as fight for…

Kate O'Callaghan

It’s been an eventful month for Australia’s greatest natural wonder. It was widely reported this week that Abbot Point proponents Adani Group, GVK Hancock and North Queensland Bulk Ports would seek to reverse their plan to dump 5 million tonnes of dredge spoil into the marine park near Bowen, instead opting…

The purpose of March Australia: demanding change for the better

The AIM Network

Why do we march against the Abbott Government? Admittedly marching will not change the government or the government's ideology, but it will help to raise awareness of important issues and get people thinking, writes Gosford organiser Kym. I first came across the March in March at the end of last year,…

I Was Going To Write About the Prime Miniature, Tiny…

Rossleigh

Earlier in the year, then Assistant Treasurer. Arfur Sinodinos told ICAC that he didn't know about individual donations and wasn't…

Book Review: MaddAddam, by Margaret Atwood

Kay Rollison

MaddAddam (2013) is the third book in Margaret Atwood’s dystopian trilogy about a world in which the human race has…

Politics

I Was Going To Write About the Prime Miniature, Tiny…

Rossleigh

Earlier in the year, then Assistant Treasurer. Arfur Sinodinos told ICAC that he didn't know about individual donations and wasn't…

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What Should Shorten Do?

John Lord

All the latest polls give Labor a clear lead over their Coalition opposition. In fact the latest Essential poll shows…

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Politics of the debt crisis

The AIM Network

Rescuing colourful news metaphors: From diversionary politics to reformist agendas? Denis Bright invites readers to take note of the communication…

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Let's tell Bill Shorten a few cold, hard truths

Michael Taylor

Last May when Labor endeavoured to boast what they stood for, the following email was circulated en masse: Some time…

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What is independent media and should more people be switching…

John Lord

One of my Facebook friends by the name of Corrine Harrison is Studying for her Bachelor Arts Politics/Communications at Charles…

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You Bloody Idiots!

John Kelly

There is madness in the air and to deliberately mis-quote George Santayana, those that do not pay attention to history…

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Environment

Ebola

ozfenric

Each generation has its historic moments, its touchstone memories. I grew up in the 1980s, and my touchstones were the…

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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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Social Justice

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…

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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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My Favourite Movies

John Lord

This blog in the near future will broaden the category of Literature to include the arts in general. Last week out…

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Big business versus the rest of us

The AIM Network

Are our apprentices being trained in all the right jobs? In this short piece Carolyn van Langenberg writes that many…

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The Human Race

The AIM Network

Welcome to the Human Race! Sean Hurley is your caller. A good afternoon to you all and welcome back to The…

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