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Top water experts urge renewed action to secure future of Murray-Darling Basin

April 24, 2024 - 17:47 -- Admin

The Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE) has today urged a suite of actions and investments to protect the future of the Murray-Darling Basin in the face of climate change, which is threatening the river’s health and sustainability. In a new essay series A thriving Murray-Darling Basin in 50 years: Actions in the face…

Warring Against Encryption: Australia is Coming for Your Communications

April 24, 2024 - 17:24 -- Admin

On April 16, Australia’s eSafety commissioner, Julie Inman Grant, issued with authoritarian glee legal notices to X Corp and Meta, which owns Facebook and Instagram, to remove material within 24 hours depicting what her office declared to be “gratuitous or offensive violence with a high degree of impact and detail.” The relevant material featured a live…

Of Anzac Day

April 23, 2024 - 21:44 -- Admin

By Maria Millers   For many the long-stablished story of the Gallipoli landings and to a lesser extent the Western Front remain the defining moments for our country. Just minted as a new nation in 1901, but still very British, our other achievements were put aside to lay the foundations of our national identity based on…

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On Anzac Day

April 23, 2024 - 21:44 -- Admin

By Maria Millers   For many the long-stablished story of the Gallipoli landings and to a lesser extent the Western Front remain the defining moments for our country. Just minted as a new nation in 1901, but still very British, our other achievements were put aside to lay the foundations of our national identity based on…

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Media statement: update on removal of extreme violent content

April 23, 2024 - 18:19 -- Admin

By a spokesperson for the eSafety Commissioner: Yesterday the Federal Court granted an interim injunction compelling X Corp to hide Class 1 material on X that was the subject of eSafety’s removal notice of 16 April, 2024. In summary, eSafety’s removal notice to X Corp required it to take all reasonable steps to ensure the…

Not in my name

April 23, 2024 - 11:47 -- Admin

By Roger Chao  Not in my name In this quiet hour, I summon words, a humble man amidst shadows long, To speak of wounds not my own, to voice a plea so loud and strong. For streets that haunt with harried silence, for whispers in the dark, For the women who carry nightmares in the…

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Censorship Wars: Elon Musk, Safety Commissioners and Violent Content

April 23, 2024 - 11:33 -- Admin

The attitudes down under towards social media have turned barmy. While there is much to take Elon Musk to task for his wrecking ball antics at the platform formerly known as Twitter, not to mention his highly developed sense of sociopathy, the hysteria regarding the refusal to remove images of a man in holy orders…

Political Futures: Prepare for the Onslaught from Professionalized Lobbyists

April 22, 2024 - 14:31 -- Admin

By Denis Bright   Australia is quite vulnerable to political instability associated with future downturns in global trade and investment. Despite the current affordability crisis, market volatility is currently quite low in Australia largely because of our ties with dynamic Asian economies. Still, periods of market correction every 10-15 years challenge the policy skills of each…

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