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The blockers

Dear readers, While I am not in the habit of forwarding other peoples posts, or letters, this email from the activist group “GetUp” highlights why Australian politics is so dirty. The Politicians highlighted within this article and video, are some … 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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Private Health Insurance – a Government Funded Fraud

Good morning readers, Health insurance – maybe not what it is made out to be – what a surprise! From: https://s.mainstreet.com/files/tsc/v2008/photos/contrib/uploads/healthinsurancezoom_600x400.jpg A number of years ago, then Liberal Government, Led by PM John Howard, introduced policies that forced people to … Continue reading

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Abbott is GONE !!!

We have a new Prime Minister in Australia…… Again Abbott is gone, Abbott is Gone, Abbott is GONE!!! Woohoo 🙂 Most people in Australia would have heard last night, that our Prime Minister was ousted by the Communication’s Minister Malcolm … 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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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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Automation or death?

I was listening to the news this evening which was mentioning increasing automation levels in many industries in Australia (and many other countries). I am not sure if we truly realise the potential difficulties that automation will cause with regards to people … 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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Climate Denial in the local rag

Hi everyone, I have written about the local rag before, the newspaper (if you can call it that) called The Weekly Times. It isn’t really a newspaper in the true sense of the word, but a voice of the editor … Continue reading

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In or Out?

Hi everyone, I haven’t written for a while, I have pretty much been working 7 days per week and long hours. So this is my first for a while. I started to write this as a comment to a post: … 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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