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Farmers know the climate is changing

August 2, 2018 - 09:42 -- Admin

The consistent refrain coming through from many of our farmers is the climate is changing, they don’t know or care what is causing it, but they are in trouble right now and need help. I certainly agree with helping them now in whatever way we can.  Immediately, they need financial relief, feed for their animals,…

The Death of the Investigative Journalist: Channel Nine’s Takeover of Fairfax

August 1, 2018 - 16:30 -- Admin

The Yes Minister series portraying the skulduggery of Whitehall during the Thatcher years throws up a salient reminder how certain things do not mix. Should the art portfolio be slotted alongside television? Probably not, but politics is politics. Civil servants will intrigue and seek to influence the minister of the day for their own advancement.…

Good luck with that Josh

August 1, 2018 - 14:57 -- Admin

You wouldn’t be Josh Frydenberg for quids. He has Victoria, Queensland and the ACT all dubious about the NEG being not ambitious enough on emissions reduction. Tony Abbott is on 2GB saying we should pull out of the Paris Agreement. Barnaby Joyce has said he won’t support the NEG if higher emissions reductions pressure is…

My Health Records Act 2012

August 1, 2018 - 09:08 -- Admin

I had started to put together an article showing how Greg Hunt, in his insistence that the My Health legislation would not allow the police and others to access our private healthcare records without a court order, was wrong. Fortunately the AMA and other concerned bodies have brought the minister to his senses and he…

30 plus reasons why you shouldn’t vote for an incumbent government who couldn’t govern a kindergarten

August 1, 2018 - 06:00 -- Admin

1 August 2018 Newspapers and media outlets in a rush to make themselves relevant within a life or death struggle for survival, push all sorts of controversy. Two things stood out during the by-elections. Firstly the importance they made of the constant flow of polls, and secondly, the “Kill Bill” campaigns. Despite knowing from past…

Sacred Cows

July 31, 2018 - 18:00 -- Admin

It’s time to kill some political and social sacred cows. Politicians cannot change their mind Of course they can and they shouldn’t be pilloried for it. Shorten recently suggested that he would be legislating to renege on some of the LNP’s business tax cuts should he get to the other side of the House of…

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A turning of the page

July 31, 2018 - 16:55 -- Admin

Thankfully, not all of the radical left has been sleepwalking through history. We have to be grateful that those heavy-hitters like Marx/Engels, Lenin, Mao Zedong and their many comrades and fellow travelers have taken what those of privileged background considered their sole right of ownership, and delivered to the world a different political outlook and…

The biggest business in the country is run by amateurs whose self-interest comes before that of its shareholders

July 31, 2018 - 10:17 -- Admin

Annual government expenditure is over $450 billion per year making it, by far, the biggest business in the country. They decide what percentage of our income they will take and how they will spend it.  They have total control over our common wealth and the ability to sell our assets as they please. They make…