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A letter to Steve Ciobo

June 25, 2015 - 11:08 -- Admin

In an open letter to Steve Ciobo (Parliamentary Secretary for Foreign Affairs) AIMN reader Colin Price voices his disgust at our government’s orchestrated lies and exaggerations.

To Steve Ciobo,

I know that it is my duty to keep you informed of my will on anything that comes before Parliament, or that should come before Parliament.

An amazing recovery

June 25, 2015 - 09:01 -- Admin

After falling three storeys from a rooftop onto concrete in March last year, Paul McMahon’s loved ones feared the worst. Would he survive? And how much did the fall affect his brain?

It’s a miraculous tale. spoke to Paul, 28, on the phone from Brisbane, and he told them how after months of rehabilitation he is the “very best case you can imagine” for returning from a “very, very bad brain injury.”

Actions, not words, Bill

June 24, 2015 - 21:11 -- Admin

By Eva Cripps

The Australian Government has reached yet another low point. And not just Prime Minister Tony Abbott and his freedom-hating Cabinet. Bill Shorten, while holding the position of Leader of the Opposition, has repeatedly and consistently failed to do anything of the sort, leaving the ALP complicit in yet another embarrassment to the nation.

Cape York in Crisis

June 24, 2015 - 13:41 -- Admin

Once again Cape York is in crisis.

Tens of thousands of hectares of native bushland are being cleared on Cape York on a scale not seen since the Bjelke-Petersen years. The aim is to open up the region to high-value agriculture in a bid to boost the struggling economy of the Cape.