According to the Liberal Party newsletter, aka the Telegraph, the party who never raises taxes, the party who screamed blue murder about the carbon and mining taxes, the party who supposedly saved us $550 a year by ‘axing the tax’, is set to cost us thousands by raising the GST to 15%.
Articles from The Australian Independent Media Network
When Peter Dutton, at age 30, was elected to Federal Parliament in 2001, he said “it brought to a climax a lifetime of hard work and a focus on achieving the goal of standing proudly in this place today.”
There’s nothing quite as pathetic as watching a former Australian prime minister trying to redress a less than stellar political career. That Tony Abbott would use the Margaret Thatcher Lecture to do it, however, seems to fit nicely into his Anglophilic world view.
Regular readers of Australian political blog sites will be familiar with Deknarf, whose ‘Graphic Manipulations’ provide a barbed, light-hearted observation of the fools on the Hill on a weekly basis.
Lesser known, is that Deknarf is a researcher in his right in the field of micro-biology. As this weeks guest blogger, he takes a look at the micro-biological effects of AGW.
By Craig Hingston
In a ‘first’ for Australia, low-cost electricity supplier, Granite Power, is utilising waste heat from a Koppers Carbon Materials and Chemicals plant to help the company achieve its energy cost reduction goals.
The new power generation infrastructure is operating at Koppers’ Newcastle site which processes by-product coke oven tar for customers throughout the world.
By Mel Mac
A Saturday reflection. 24 October.
Our political system is in crisis because our solicitations fail to speak with any clarity on issues that concern people.
Since September 2013, the ‘achievements’ of our government could be broadly summarised by ‘knock it down, rip it up, sell it off or shoot it.’
Their one supposedly constructive achievement, apart from promises about roads, is hastily finalising several free trade agreements.
By Bob Rafto
A chapter in the book Divine Inspirations Vol 1. – The Art of Bob Rafto
It was in late 2005 that I started playing around in a borrowed copy of Photoshop for no particular reason other than being bored.