God I love Australians

We are an apathetic bunch who would rather watch sport than talk…

Liberal Party Redux, or What Were They Smoking?

How can normality return to Australian politics? Paul Dellit has found a…

Captain Tony or "There Are Two Sides Out…

Good morning, it's a perfect day for cricket at the Parliament Oval,…

Please do not endorse Tony Abbott by voting…

For the last two weeks I have worked on the pre-poll booth…

Abbott and Me - Ok, I declare Tony…

For the past few years, Tony Abbott and I have had a…

Every football team needs a head-kicker but you…

The Liberal Party has no-one else to blame but themselves for their…

Could a multi-party democracy work in Australia?

Kakistocracy (n) 1. Government under the control of a nation's worst or…

You're F***ed, Tony

Guest blogger Ross Sharp explains why . . . and he pulls no…

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God I love Australians

Kaye Lee

We are an apathetic bunch who would rather watch sport than talk politics.  We would rather have a barbie than a bi-election.  We would rather go to the beach than the polling booth.  But push us too far and bear the consequences, as Campbell Newman found out this evening and…

The CSIRO and the missing climate change data

Michael Taylor

Kirsten Tona's article on Newpolitics.com.au - Government ignoring climate change while the planet burns (and published on The AIMN as Canberra fiddles while Australia burns) - contained a number of links to the CSIRO website where climate change data and modelling were available to the public. Within a week of her…

This Machine Still Kills

The AIM Network

"I’ll stand with you and your right to offend but I insist on the freedom to judge you on who you’re offending and why" writes Sally Baxter. Any faint hope that a new year would shine a light in the growing darkness enveloping our planet was quickly shattered with the slaughter…

Captain Tony or "There Are Two Sides Out There And…

Rossleigh

Good morning, it's a perfect day for cricket at the Parliament Oval, and we understand that the game is going…

Mondays at Monica’s

John Lord

Another in my summer series of short stories. Monica Attard was my tutor in fine arts at Melbourne University. She was…

Politics

Liberal Party Redux, or What Were They Smoking?

The AIM Network

How can normality return to Australian politics? Paul Dellit has found a simple answer. No treatise upon the evolution of Liberal…

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Captain Tony or "There Are Two Sides Out There And…

Rossleigh

Good morning, it's a perfect day for cricket at the Parliament Oval, and we understand that the game is going…

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Please do not endorse Tony Abbott by voting for Campbell…

Trish Corry

For the last two weeks I have worked on the pre-poll booth for the Labor Party. It has been very,…

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Abbott and Me - Ok, I declare Tony The Conclusive…

Rossleigh

For the past few years, Tony Abbott and I have had a little competition. Which of us is better at…

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Every football team needs a head-kicker but you don’t make…

Kaye Lee

The Liberal Party has no-one else to blame but themselves for their current woes.  When they allowed the climate change…

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Could a multi-party democracy work in Australia?

Sean Stinson

Kakistocracy (n) 1. Government under the control of a nation's worst or least-qualified citizens. Its 18 months on from the last…

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Environment

Canberra fiddles while Australia burns

The AIM Network

Despite the overwhelming evidence that the effects of climate change are having a devastating impact on present and future Australia,…

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A tree is for life, not just for Christmas!

Letitia McQuade

  There is something quite magical about trees. From the food we eat to the air we breath trees sustain us.…

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Australia: nature needs you

The AIM Network

What is fundamentally at stake in Australia right now is life – all of it! From Australia’s last great wilderness in…

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Social Justice

Life imitating art

The AIM Network

The scenes of social collapse in movies of a decade ago are now everyday scenes in allegedly democratic countries, writes…

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Complaint against John Howard to the International Criminal Court

The AIM Network

Australia's former Prime Minister John Howard has been accused of war crimes before the International Criminal Court in The Hague. A…

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Religion... What is it good for?

Letitia McQuade

On the latest available research approximately 84% of the world's population identify themselves as believing in, (or at least being…

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Australian Identity: Advancing or Waltzing?

The AIM Network

Since Federation, the Australian population has changed dramatically, and now Australia has become one of the most ethnically diverse countries…

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The downing of Malaysia Airlines MH17 – Part 12

The AIM Network

We conclude Dr George Venturini's exposé into the shooting down of MH17. Beyond the fog (continued) Claims of indirect Russian responsibility for…

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The downing of Malaysia Airlines MH17 – Part 11

The AIM Network

With investigations continuing into the downing of MH17, we are still no closer to knowing who did it, and how,…

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