Tag Archives: Australia

Political corruption in Australia

Good evening readers, I have written about political corruption in Australia before, this time I wanted to comment on an aspect of corruption in Australian politics that sadly seems to be becoming more common! Australia is in the grips of … Continue reading

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Turnbull obsolete and backwards to 1945

A bizarre tax reform by our Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-03-30/turnbull-looks-to-correct-tax-failure/7284314 Having thought that we had got rid of our last dinosaur Prime Minister – Tony Abbott, our New’ish Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, now wants to turn back the … Continue reading

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An interview with MP Christopher Pyne

Good morning readers, I posted to my facebook page the other day, a TV interview with MP Christopher Pyne who is currently the Australian Government’s Education Minister. (posted on YouTube) Pyne and the Liberal Party has had difficulty trying to implement … Continue reading

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Why the future depends on restoring democracy.

Originally posted on Sowing Seeds :
There is a crisis of confidence in democracy in Australia. It is a crisis for people and the environment. It is a situation I have been mulling over for quite some time, but has been…

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Coal Use in China

I often comment on one of our local newspapers (if you can call it that – it is really just a mouthpiece of the editor), and once again I am doing so. In recent months, probably close to a year, … Continue reading

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Welfare or no-fair?

Hello everyone, I have a number of pieces in process of being written, but haven’t as yet finished any of them 🙂 . That is what happens when you have a 2 year old child whom you care for and look … Continue reading

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Austerity in Australia

A short one handed post (the other one has just had minor surgery) about Austerity in Australia. Now that the powerful businesses in Australia have got there beloved Liberal party into government, the Austerity measures have started to surface to … Continue reading

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The Fight for The Great Barrier Reef

Good morning everyone, I have decided to copy the post that GetUp have put on their website regarding the fight for The Great Barrier Reef. I feel so strongly about supporting this action, that for the first time I have … Continue reading

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Why the Great Barrier Reef is Threatened

Hi everyone. Two posts in the one day! Goodness. Lying here in terrible pain has given me time to write a couple of posts it seems – though it is VERY VERY hard on a phone! So it would seem … Continue reading

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The Threatened Great Barrier Reef

Dear readers, I haven’t written much of late as I have been busy and have been suffering too many very bad headaches. However I wanted to make this quick post as I feel very strongly about it. Image borrowed from: … Continue reading

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Penalty Rates Under Abbott? Not Likely!

Do you think we will have penalty rates under Phony Flappit? Not likely. From communications that I have received from some Liberals in the past, they seem to think that Australia is now a 24 hour economy, and therefore if … Continue reading

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The New Labor Party?

Good morning everyone (now actually afternoon  ), I was just writing about Labor (the Australian Labor party) this morning and thought I would add it to my blog. I don’t think that many people really understand where Labor stands these … Continue reading

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Inequitable Rubbish

Originally posted on The Australian Independent Media Network:
Abbott has finally produced a policy announcement about his ‘signature policy’ – Paid Parental Leave. Lenore Taylor has a sensible article in today’s The Guardian pointing out that the real issue for…

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Australia’s Next Top….

Is this Joe’s real goal in life? Do you mean that he isn’t really trying to get the top job to represent the Australian people in parliament…. Nah…. Couldn’t possibly be!

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Mates help each other… So Abbott says

[Not sure where this image came from, SMH has an original with no balloon, but it is also on thevine.com.au]

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