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NSW Election Ballot Papers Officially Halal Certified

The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) has announced that all ballot papers to be used for Saturday’s NSW election, and all elections going forward, will be 100% officially halal certified. 248 more words

Politics

australian gothic

A thing happened on tumblr on Wednesday – tumblr user korvidian started writing South East Queensland Gothic. Now we are all playing! After today, No Award, you are on your own, but for those of you who aren’t on tumblr and therefore have yet to fall down this hole of gothic glory, here is what we’ve found so far: 70 more words

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Wind energy in southwest Victoria: A win for jobs, regional economies, and climate change

A new Friends of the Earth analysis finds wind energy has created jobs and delivered investment for south west Victorian communities, while making a strong contribution to cutting Australia’s carbon emissions. 396 more words

Renewable Energy

Nick Xenophon Castigates Greens Over Sausage Sizzle Ban

In an unnecessarily lengthy interview with The (un)Australian, South Australian Senator, Nick Xenophon has attacked The Australian Greens for diverting attention from him with their… 517 more words

Politics

Shooters And Fishers Party Call For People To Be Able To Vote With Their Guns

The Shooters and Fishers party, a political group which aims to look after the rights of hunters and fishermen, have today called on the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) to allow people to forgo voting by pencil and vote with their guns by shooting the ballot paper. 206 more words

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PM Lambie? Tasmanian Senator Eats Raw Unpeeled Fish

Tasmanian Senator Jacqui Lambie has wowed critics this morning and proven to the press gallery once again that she should not be underestimated. In a startling move described by observers as “positively Prime Ministerial” the former Australian Army Corporal bit the head off a barramundi before devouring the uncooked 160cm creature – skin and all – in less than four bites. 197 more words

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Indigenous points + SOSBlakAustralia

Let’s start with something uplifting: a compilation of rallies across the world calling for No Forced Closure of Remote Communities. Yay to everyone who was able to show their support, in whatever way they could! 243 more words

Racism