Tag Archives: Tony Abbott

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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Petition to remove Peter Dutton from office

Hello readers, I thought I would pass this petition on. It is a petition to have Immigration Minister Peter Dutton removed from office. http://www.seedmob.org.au/no_laughing_matter I felt that as I had just written about Peter Dutton and Prime Minister Tony Abbot’s … 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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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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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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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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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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Cost of Living – according to the Liberals

Good morning, I have been listening to the campaigning  by the Liberal party of late (the equivalent to the Tories or Tea Party); Australia is in the grip of an election campaign – for the next month, and one of … Continue reading

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If Abbott wins: ruthless cuts?

I was reading this article on the ABC today: http://www.abc.net.au/unleashed/4579558.html?WT.mc_id=newsmail And was alarmed enough to decide to comment on it. I know that the guy who wrote it is obviously a strong Labor supporter, being a Labor party think tank, … Continue reading

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