Christopher Pyne's Greatest Hits of 2015: Winner of…

It's official. The people have spoken. Christopher Pyne has won the inaugural…

What has become of our national character?

By Matt Hurley Australians are blessed with a unique and enduring national character,…

Abbott's Ever Diminishing Campaign Options

I read online Friday morning that Australian Border Force were planning to…

Words matter – but don’t shoot the press…

The path from shrinking newsrooms to the bulging corridors of corporate communications…

Move Along - Nothing To See But The…

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote Brilliant Abbott Strategy - The…

Introducing finger number 3, community safety

Jobs, growth and . . . what was the other one .…

Dual citizen? Beware the Border Force street patrol

In many cases, buying into a conspiracy theory may result in an…

They don't instil confidence any more than they…

In 2012 Tony Abbott said “Imagine the reaction, for instance, had the…

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Christopher Pyne's Greatest Hits of 2015: Winner of the People's…

Kate M

It's official. The people have spoken. Christopher Pyne has won the inaugural People's Choice Snoutie. Voting for the People's Choice Snoutie Award kicked off last weekend, and closed yesterday. For a while Senate Leader Eric Abetz was a serious contender for the title - but Pyne, like the poodle with a bone that…

Mining the Tarkine - Tasmania's resources bust

Kate O'Callaghan

Situated in Tasmania's north west, the Tarkine is a globally significant wilderness area containing extensive tracts of Gondwanan temperate rainforest. Although not designated as a National Park, or part of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, the area contains a wildly diverse landscape with rich plant and animal life including…

Dual citizen? Beware the Border Force street patrol

Eva Cripps

In many cases, buying into a conspiracy theory may result in an instant loss of credibility. However as reality becomes increasingly more absurd and Government policy more outrageous, what may once have seemed ludicrous now verges on genuine possibility. Friday the 28 August 2015 will go down in history as…

Move Along - Nothing To See But The Hyperventilating Left

Rossleigh

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote Brilliant Abbott Strategy - The Best Way to Stop People Talking About Your…

Song Sung Blue

John Lord

A short story written for a competition of 500 words. Preface "We judge art not by how or why it arrived on…

News and Politics

Abbott's Ever Diminishing Campaign Options

John Kelly

I read online Friday morning that Australian Border Force were planning to conduct visa checks across the Melbourne CBD starting…

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Words matter – but don’t shoot the press officer

Sally Baxter

The path from shrinking newsrooms to the bulging corridors of corporate communications and government media units is a well-trodden one.…

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Move Along - Nothing To See But The Hyperventilating Left

Rossleigh

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote Brilliant Abbott Strategy - The Best Way to Stop People Talking About Your…

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Introducing finger number 3, community safety

Kaye Lee

Jobs, growth and . . . what was the other one . . . oh yeah, community safety.  Has anyone…

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They don't instil confidence any more than they display it

Kaye Lee

In 2012 Tony Abbott said “Imagine the reaction, for instance, had the Howard government sought to gag naval personnel after…

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Bored or panicked?

Victoria Rollison

  Is the Abbott government bored or panicked? It’s hard to tell. Here’s the case for bored: they’ve done everything they promised…

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Environment

Hippie daze in the earth garden

The AIM Network

When renewable energy meets mud brick, the result is a slight case of Hippie Daze in the Earth Garden, writes…

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Still being lied to

ozfenric

So it seems that Bill Shorten will be taking a proposal for a 50% renewable target by 2030 to Labor's…

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Global food shock may be very close

The AIM Network

By Dr Anthony Horton A new peer reviewed risk assessment produced by Lloyd’s of London shows that humanity may be on…

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Social Justice

Is there a silent partner behind the Republic debate

The AIM Network

The AIMN has recently published articles supporting the call for Australia to become a republic. There are, of course, voices…

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Clever compassion builds national well-being

The AIM Network

By Jane Salmon Last week a rough sleeper died out in the open of sheer cold. She was younger than me.…

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Appointment on Pier Street...Newstarred Fur Needo

Edward Eastwood

Friday morning, 9.00am. The Pier Street branch of the Jobactive provider. The last time I was here, the place was still…

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AIM Extra

Move over Rupert - Google now calls the shots

Roswell

Rupert Murdoch was once asked: “of all the things in your business empire, what gives you the most pleasure?” Murdoch…

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The great land grab of 2015 continues

The AIM Network

The Western Australian 'Recognition' is a stitch up, backed by the Abbott Government writes Vanessa Kairies. It is no coincidence that…

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Labor need to stand for more than just climate change

Roswell

The latest email from Labor read: Roswell -- In case you missed it: last week Tony Abbott committed all of us to…

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Your Say

What has become of our national character?

The AIM Network

By Matt Hurley Australians are blessed with a unique and enduring national character, forged in our relatively short history by events,…

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From Nuremburg, with a pause for thought

The AIM Network

By Julie Farthing I have just recently returned from an extended European holiday, of which two weeks was spent meandering around…

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Where is the balance and civility?

The AIM Network

Has anyone noticed how some people communicate with those who disagree with them when they have the protection of internet…

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