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Australian Society: you can't make things like this up.....

August 22, 2016 - 00:16 -- Admin

Having worked with people who are homeless I can just imagine how this incident will be remembered on the streets of Melbourne.Daily Mail UK, 17 August 2016:Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has been spotted giving a $5 note to a homeless man while holding a wad of cash in his other hand.Mr Turnbull was on his way to make a speech about economics in Melbourne on Wednesday when he s

Liberal Democratic Party Senator for NSW David Leyonhjelm appears intent on publicly making a fool of himself

August 21, 2016 - 00:16 -- Admin

This is what Sydney Morning Herald journalist Mark Kenny had to say about Liberal Democratic Party Senator for NSW David Leyonhjelm on 8 August 2016:David Leyonhjelm is a boorish, supercilious know-all with the empathy of a besser block. And that new Hansonite conspiracy theorist from Queensland?

The message is being sent that the Clarence Valley does not want the Clarence River estuary industrialised and says "No" to a mega port

August 19, 2016 - 00:18 -- Admin

Letter by local resident and reply by Member of Parliament.From: Judith Melville [redacted] Sent: Wednesday, 17 August 2016 12:53 AMTo: ElectorateOffice ClarenceSubject: Unsolicited Proposal by Australian Infrastructure Developments Pty Ltd or Y.P.R.

There are two sides to the NSW greyhound racing ban - but only one is focused on stopping the widespread cruelty

August 19, 2016 - 00:16 -- Admin

The Greyhound Special Commission of Inquiry Factsheet, June 2016:Of the 97,783 greyhounds bred in the last 12 years, between 48,891 and 68,448 dogs were killed because they were deemed uncompetitive as racing dogs – this equates to a “wastage” rate of 50 to 70 per cent.