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Yes is inclusive, No is divisive

May 27, 2023 - 14:07 -- Admin

The words speak for themselves, but I shall return to them briefly at a later stage. Firstly, may I acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the land to which I am writing from today, and I pay my respects to Elders past and present. In his meticulous biography of Dr Samuel Johnson’s life, his friend James…

Why the Conservatives cannot win the next election and why Labor will go early

May 27, 2023 - 06:00 -- Admin

You are probably thinking, referring to the headline, that it is a stupid thing to say, and on the one hand, you might be right given the Government still has two years to serve. On the other, going early when your chances of winning are second to none is a good idea. The Constitution provides that: “……

Education at the Showground

May 25, 2023 - 06:18 -- Admin

In the conurbation that is South East Queensland, most of the towns that have been consumed by population growth still have their agricultural show. The Ipswich Show was held last weekend. Apart from all the ‘fun of the fair’ that you would expect most local politicians were represented by stalls in the exhibitions area, where…

New coal mines and protests crushed: is Labor resigned to doom?

May 24, 2023 - 15:33 -- Admin

It is more shocking watching Labor governments implement draconian anti-protest measures than it is the right wing parties. The latter are by definition opposed to labour’s efforts to achieve a less-exploited life for the average citizen. The workers that the labour parties nominally represent won a fairer life by the protests that the leaders are…

Global Citizen Announces ‘Power Our Planet: Live in Paris’

May 24, 2023 - 11:18 -- Admin

A free, ticketed event featuring performances from Lenny Kravitz, Billie Eilish, H.E.R., Jon Batiste, with special guests Ben Harper, FINNEAS, and Mosimann on June 22, 2023 Event to take place under the High Patronage of Mr. Emmanuel Macron, President of the French Republic Campaign calls for strong presence and commitments from incoming World Bank President…