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Christian terrorist outed online

October 28, 2014 - 00:15 -- Admin

Honi Soit mocking the Abbott Government’s scare campaign and expansion of Australia’s national security laws:Local terrorist Rob Wilson is counting his lucky stars this week, after the Federal government once again pledged to focus a majority of its counter terrorism efforts on innocent Muslims and people fleeing Iraq, to the relief of Christian terrorists country over.

Metgasco Limited's future plans for gas exploration on the NSW North Coast dependent on NSW Police acting as its agent?

October 27, 2014 - 01:48 -- Admin

The Northern Star 22 October 2014:THE QUESTION of what constitutes effective consultation dominated the final day of Metgasco's Supreme Court hearing in Sydney yesterday.According to Gasfields Free Northern Rivers spokesman Dean Draper, the government's counsel argued Metgasco should have been more transparent about its future plans if the Rosella gas well was successful.Mr Draper sai

Is the Abbott Government 'Relocation Assistance to Take Up a Job' program shaping up to be a dud?

October 27, 2014 - 00:15 -- Admin

The Abbott Government Relocation Assistance to Take Up a Job program commenced on 1 July 2014.Eligible participants who have been unemployed for at least twelve months can receive financial assistance of up to $3,000 if relocating to a capital city, $6,000 if relocating to a regional area and an extra $3,000 if relocating with dependent children.By 22 October 2014 only 145 people out of the estimated 745,500 unemployed persons across Australia (ABS 6202.0 Labour Force statistics September 201

Yet another telephone scam

October 26, 2014 - 06:30 -- Admin

A caller rang yesterday and told me that someone at my address had been in a motor vehicle accident in the last three years and ever so kindly said he would do his utmost to assist me in so many ways.I asked the caller to tell me the name of the organisation that was going out of its way to assist me and the caller said he was from Accident Help Services in Fairfield.Sadly (for the caller, who was by then my very next best friend), I had to tell him that he was barking up the wrong tree becau