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Why does AIMN post so many stories about Tony Abbott?

June 18, 2015 - 11:11 -- Admin

When Abbott and the Liberal Nationals took government in September 2013, it was as Paul Keating said ‘when you change government, you change the country‘. Tony Abbott and his government’s culture wars and austerity policies were more extreme than anything I feared in my worse nightmares – and my nightmares were a dystopian blend of North Korea / Nazi Germany / Stalinist Russia / Orwell’s 1984.

Operation Kombi Borders

June 17, 2015 - 20:41 -- Admin

By Keith Davis

My first People Smuggling trip will be on Sunday 28th June and I fully intend to smuggle a Kombi load of people, plus my old dog, from Brisbane to Gympie. Once there we will take a happy stroll up Mary St, do the important march thing, and then desperately hope that there will be a coffee shop open somewhere afterwards (we locals know what Gympie is like on a Sunday).

We had a mandate!

June 16, 2015 - 22:47 -- Admin

By Ross Hamilton

We had a mandate!

History is a curious creature. It is full of interesting stories that reveal all sorts of lessons that with the benefit of hindsight seem to have been bloody obvious but apparently weren’t at the time.