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Private Health Insurace – a ministers response

Federal MP, The Honorable John Alexander MP, responds to my questioning of the function of Private Health Insurance in Australia. 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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Kiribati president lashes Peter Dutton for ‘vulgar’ joke

Good morning readers, I wanted to comment on this particular article which the ABC reported on this morning. It is a short conversation that occurred between our current (as of 2015) Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, and Immigration Minister Peter … 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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Australia’s secret police

A few days ago, Australia passed legislation that has far reaching powers to secretly monitor and attack its Citizens – to the extent where even whistleblowers and journalists will be locked up in gaol. http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/sep/26/journalists-and-whistleblowers-will-go-to-jail-under-new-national-security-laws From what I have read, … 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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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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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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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‚Äôs 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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Goulburn Valley growers in ‘dire straits’ – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

I read this article this morning regarding the situation with our farmers in the Goulburn Valley – It was on the ABC News website below. Goulburn Valley growers in ‘dire straits’ – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation). It is not … Continue reading

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The politics of wages – penalty rates & the cost of living

This week (which has now spread over about a month), in my very limited spare time these days, I have decided to raise the issue of penalty rates paid in Australia; though as usual I will comment on other things … Continue reading

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