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Former Queensland LNP politician found guilty of fraud

December 2, 2016 - 00:15 -- Admin

What started with this……Hockings v Queensland Retail Traders and Shopkeepers Association (Industrial Organization of Employers) [2014] QIRC 37 (19 February 2014):CITATION:Hockings v Queensland Retail Traders and Shopkeepers Association (Industrial Organization of Employers) [2014] QIRC 037PARTIES:Hockings, John Norman(Applicant)vQueensland Retail Traders and

Australian internet speeds improving at snail's pace

December 1, 2016 - 00:16 -- Admin

My Broadband v Reality has been running a State of the Internet online survey here.On 24 November 2016 the organisers tweeted some interim survey results:Which ISP do you use?Telstra 26.2% iiNet 14.7% Internode 11.7% TPG 10.4% Optus 9.2% Skymesh 6.7%These are the five most common Internet service providers named by survey respondentsWhat type of Internet connec

America begins to gird for battle against Trump's ideological excesses - Part 2

November 30, 2016 - 00:15 -- Admin

STATEMENT, 15 November 2016:As scholars of Jewish history, we are acutely attuned to the fragility of democracies and the consequences for minorities when democracies fail to live up to their highest principles.  The United States has a fraught history with respect to Native Americans, African Americans and other ethnic and religious minorities.

The real reason Australian Attorney-General George Brandis was determined to oust Commonwealth Solicitor-General Justin Gleeson

November 29, 2016 - 00:16 -- Admin

Finally the truth is out concerning the extraordinary behaviour of Attorney-General and Liberal Senator for Queensland, George Brandis.Exhibit A surfaced as the principal reason Brandis wanted to force the then Solicitor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, Justin Gleeson, from office…..