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Day to Day Politics: What’s happening in the bear pit?

March 21, 2017 - 05:54 -- Admin

Tuesday 21 March 2017 Author’s note: I have updated and re-posted this because it is of great public importance. Has Question Time in the Australian Parliament improved? Well just slightly since Tony Smith took over from Bronwyn Bishop. Bishop was an insult to the intelligence of reasoned people. Although it is only watched by those…

Protesters to March In March again

March 20, 2017 - 21:03 -- Admin

Media Release Three years on from the first March in March protests in 2014, the grassroots March Australia movement will host rallies on Saturday 25 March 2017 protesting the policies and decisions of the Turnbull Coalition government. “The 2014 rallies were a response to the regressive Abbott government”, said spokesman Loz Lawrey. “People thought the…

Dutton stigmatises CEOs as no better than women. Wow.

March 20, 2017 - 12:15 -- Admin

Immigration Minister Peter Dutton inexplicably stepped out of his portfolio last week to make commentary on CEOs with an opinion on marriage equality that does not coincide with his own. Dutton singled out Qantas CEO Alan Joyce for particular attention, presumably because Mr Joyce is gay. In a final flourish, Dutton advised CEOs to “stick…

Back to the drawing board, Malcolm

March 20, 2017 - 08:00 -- Admin

By Peter Hunt Malcolm Turnbull’s example of how the Snowy Mountain Pumped Hydro scheme expansion would make money for the government/s doesn’t stack up. He explained on the news how you can pay $40 per MWH to pump water uphill at night then by releasing it when demand is high, generate electricity, and sell it…

Thou shall not hate

March 19, 2017 - 18:00 -- Admin

In the words of The Monthly, If the name Milo Yiannopoulos means nothing to you, congratulations on being a normal, well-adjusted person. Yiannopoulos is someone we all aspire to be the complete opposite of. He was until very recently, an alt-right figurehead and said all the ‘right’ things. According to The Guardian he did a…