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A work of art, or the art of work?

June 19, 2017 - 12:30 -- Admin

The motivation for this article came from four packets of ladies’ cotton lace handkerchiefs. I had bought them some years before at a garage sale for the princely sum of fifty cents each. One was from Nothern Ireland, two from Switzerland, and one from China. Looking at them in their flat boxes, with the delicate…

Turnbull government in crisis as ministers face contempt charges and Abbott stages a revolt over Finkel.

June 18, 2017 - 22:14 -- Admin

A  life-threatening political and constitutional crisis is brewing for the Turnbull government this week as three Ministers of the Crown face contempt proceedings in Victoria’s Supreme Court. No big deal; just a politically motivated, orchestrated attack on judges for being hard left activists who are soft on terror, while, off Broadway, the Coalition’s out of…

Can Australia really afford the ‘luxury’ of a Coalition government?

June 18, 2017 - 15:00 -- Admin

By Terence Mills Call that a debt explosion … This is a real debt explosion! Over the weekend Australia’s gross debt reached a record $500 billion – that’s half a trillion dollars – representing a massive loan repayment obligation for future generations of Australians and highlighting the monumental hypocrisy of the Coalition. When gross debt…

No Pasaran!

June 18, 2017 - 13:19 -- Admin

NO Pasaran! “NO PASARAN!..The cry went out, “The Fascists are about!,”No Pasaran!…and so the war began.” That is the start of an early draft of what I hoped would be a rousting piece of rhyming poetry I wanted to write just these last couple of days..You can see by the syllabic construction of that phrase…

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Dear Uncle Rupert, Those Nasty Boys Aren’t Doing What We Want…

June 18, 2017 - 11:01 -- Admin

Dear Uncle Rupert, Life in boarding school really sucks at the moment. When Malcolm become House Captain, we thought that would be enough to make everybody happy, but no. First there was all that trouble when people wanted to choose their own bunk partners, but the Chaplain said that such a thing was unnatural and…

Respect the culture

June 18, 2017 - 10:00 -- Admin

Representatives of our First Peoples recently gathered at Uluru to discuss potential methods for recognition within the Australian Constitution. The final document is here and really worth a read, as it is an aspirational document that should be a roadmap for the future of all Australians. Sean Kelly from The Monthly recently wrote an article…

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