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Australia-U.S. relations in 2017: "If the dead could shout, they would be shouting at us now."

February 27, 2017 - 00:16 -- Admin

A timely history lesson………………..The Sydney Morning Herald, 21 February 2017:We have no excuse for overlooking the meaning of this anniversary. And its timing compels us to consider its lessons.In last week marking the 75th anniversary of the fall of Singapore, Malcolm Turnbull called it "shattering". Bill Shorten called it "unthinkable".

Whatever happened to Metgasco Limited?

February 26, 2017 - 00:16 -- Admin

After Metgasco Limited left the NSW Northern Rivers region with its pockets stuffed full of compensation dollars because local communities resisted its efforts to create a coal seam gas industry in the middle of biodiverse, culturally rich and productive rural landscapes, it temporarily sank from sight.Now it has reared its head in Queensland as this mining corporation was;

Quotes of the Week

February 25, 2017 - 00:15 -- Admin

“Our opponents, the media and the whole world will soon see as we begin to take further actions, that the powers of the president to protect our country are very substantial and will not be questioned.” [Senior White House adviser on immigration issues, Stephen Miller, quoted in The Guardian, 13 February 2017](gasps)FORD: That’s a White House advisor, right?BRZEZINSKI: Oh my God.

Company tax rate cuts in Australia and the banks that benefit

February 24, 2017 - 00:15 -- Admin

There has been some finger pointing in mainstream and social media of late over Labor’s use of $7.4 million as the amount banks would be able to retain under the Turnbull Government’s progressive cuts to the company tax rate included in the 2016-17 Budget.According to the Australian Tax Office on 3 January 2016: The government announced a reduction in