The real stitch-up

Tony Abbott has been sneeringly yelling at anyone who will listen, if…

What If Abbott Had Become A Bishop?

Ok, it's been on the tip of my tongue. Or the back…

Assault and Battery: Government Policy on the Homeless,…

Workchoices may be making a sly return under a secret Abbott government…

In front of six flags

While the spill motion two weeks ago was a point of interest…

Now for something completely different …

When in the past I’ve written about why the prevailing ‘debt and…

Back to the Seventies . . . Remember…

Do you remember the days when better systems were in place to…

Turnbull, Abbott, And A Live Blog - Not…

Live Blog - As It Is About To Happen! Now for those of…

Just who is Malcolm Turnbull? Can it work…

Tony Abbott came to the Prime Minister ship with a mixture of…

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The real stitch-up

Kaye Lee

Tony Abbott has been sneeringly yelling at anyone who will listen, if there are any of those left, that the government has no confidence in Gillian Triggs because the timing of her report shows it is a “stitch up” designed to make him look bad, like he isn’t capable of…

Fire: what have we learned from the devastation?

The AIM Network

Some of the lessons learned from decades of studying major fires have been learned, and then forgotten, in a drive to simplify the message to the public, writes Graham Parton. Every major Australian bushfire is inevitably followed by an enquiry into what went wrong and an attempt to find out how…

ICC hits out at Tony Abbott over treatment of Gillian…

Michael Taylor

The appalling treatment of Human Rights Commission (HRC) president Gillian Triggs at the hands of Prime Minster Tony Abbott and Attorney General George Brandis has been well-documented over the last 24 hours. Her HRC report, titled The Forgotten Children, found immigration detention was a "dangerous place for children" and this obviously…

What If Abbott Had Become A Bishop?

Rossleigh

Ok, it's been on the tip of my tongue. Or the back of my mind. And anyway is there a…

Book Review: The Raven’s Eye, by Barry Maitland

Kay Rollison

The Raven’s Eye (2013) is the twelfth in Maitland’s series featuring Detectives Brock and Kolla – now risen through the…

News and Politics

What If Abbott Had Become A Bishop?

Rossleigh

Ok, it's been on the tip of my tongue. Or the back of my mind. And anyway is there a…

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Assault and Battery: Government Policy on the Homeless, Unsafe Homes…

Rob Marsh

Workchoices may be making a sly return under a secret Abbott government plan to abolish minimum wage and penalty rates…

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In front of six flags

John Kelly

While the spill motion two weeks ago was a point of interest across all demographics of Australian life, it has…

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Now for something completely different …

Kay Rollison

When in the past I’ve written about why the prevailing ‘debt and deficit’ narrative is neo-liberal rubbish, people responding to…

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Back to the Seventies . . . Remember Social Security?

The AIM Network

Do you remember the days when better systems were in place to help the unemployed? Loz Lawrey reflects on those…

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Turnbull, Abbott, And A Live Blog - Not As It…

Rossleigh

Live Blog - As It Is About To Happen! Now for those of you who are wondering how I can tell you…

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Environment

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…

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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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Social Justice

Sussan Ley updates the nation on Medicare

Robyn Oyeniyi

As any regular reader of my work is aware, I have been very vocal about the various changes to Medicare…

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Selective compassion

Robyn Oyeniyi

We must ask ourselves, are we truly a compassionate nation? https://twitter.com/WeTheVoters2013/status/567960839619084289 I am against the death penalty. I always have been and…

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Death Penalty: barbaric legalised murder by the state

TurnLeft2016

THE death penalty is sadistic violence perpetrated by those voted into government, murder to maintain and demonstrate power, if the…

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AIM Extra

Meeting the 5th Estate

The AIM Network

Regular contributor and sometime guest columnist Sir ScotchMistery is organising a get-together for Brisbane based AIMN authors and readers. Over to…

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Dinner Time Science and Vegetarians

The AIM Network

Getting kids to eat at dinner time can often be a struggle. Matt Rae and his partner found that sometimes…

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Two women take Pilliga CSG battle to an international film…

The AIM Network

Media release from Balangara Films A breathtaking short documentary about the natural and cultural significance of the Pilliga has been officially…

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