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Turnbull's GQ Interview Borders On Leadership Treachery

A PROFILE ON Communications minister Malcolm Turnbull in chic magazine GQ — containing just enough foolish hypothesising to raise eyebrows — borders on disloyalty to the present Liberal leadership; minor as it may seem, Turnbull has indirectly sanctioned a resumption of leadership speculation through the timing and substance of an inadvisedly given interview that serves no purpose other than to posture for the Prime Ministership. 1,217 more words

Jessie Street ~ Australian Activist Ahead of Her Time

Day 346 of Colourisation Project – April 18

Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. 

She was the only Australian woman delegate at the founding of the United Nations in 1945; the initiator of the 1967 ‘Aboriginal’ amendment of the Australian Constitution; and a colleague of Pablo Picasso on the World Peace Council Executive. 613 more words


Tyrants on left call for Pyne's resignation over funding for Bjorn Lomborg

The Australian Federal Government has allocated $4 million in funding to climate contrarian Dr Bjorn Lomborg for a “consensus centre” at the University of West Australia, and the left are screaming their heads off. 268 more words


Abbott Government funds subpar climate change thinktank - and here's the proof.

G’day Bandits,

Sorry for the long wait but I’m back with a hot new topic. So hot it’ll raise your temperatures by 2 degrees over 10 years. 736 more words


Empires, Elections and Mobs: does Rupert own them all

During the 2013 election Kevin Rudd claimed that “Murdoch is entitled to his own view, he owns 70 per cent of the newspapers in this country.” While incorrect, Flew. 633 more words


Australia- Public Hospitals face massive fall in funding

The Abbot govt advises that Federal funding for public hospitals under the national partnership agreement, which begins on 1 July, has been cut by $1.8bn over the next four years. 280 more words

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Banker warns Sydney housing market is "unsustainable"

More or less mirroring developments in Auckland, Sydney property prices surged 12.4 per cent in 2014.

Howeevr HSBC Australia chief economist Paul Bloxham warns that things will cool off when the Reserve Bank hikes interest rates in 2016. 72 more words

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