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2 pivotal years in Australian #climate history (2006-2007)

At the end of 2005, climate change was still a ‘non-issue’ for most Australian voters and politicians at the Federal level. Two years later the incumbent Coalition Government was swept from power in what has been called ‘the first climate change election’ (Rootes, 2008). 3,002 more words

History Of Climate Change

Brandon Thatch meets Gunnar Nelson at UFC 189, John Howard now gets Cathal Pendred

Well, UFC 189 got one piece of good news today, at least.

With John Hathaway (17-2 MMA, 7-2 UFC) out with an injury, Gunnar Nelson (13-3-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC) has a new opponent: Welterweight Brandon Thatch (11-2 MMA, 2-1 UFC). 464 more words


Mad Max: Fury Road

The latest instalment in the Mad Max series is a technical triumph with all manner of digital and physical effects, stunts and astounding action sequences. However, as big and bold as the film is, the lack of any logical narrative, so-so performances and the repetition of so much of the action ultimately renders the whole thing as a boring, wasted opportunity writ large. 677 more words

Film News And Reviews

Allan Levine: Australia received its reconciliation report 18 years ago. There hasn't been much improvement

Let’s be realistic:  The odds of Prime Minister Stephen Harper conceding that the abuse and neglect of Aboriginal children at residential schools was “cultural genocide,” in the words of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s final report, are slim. 989 more words

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May 29th, 2007 - Australian Prime Minister John Howard dismisses Stern Review because ... it's written by an Englishman

I am not making this up. I wish I were.

However, in a Parliamentary debate in May 2007, the Prime Minister suggested the review was Eurocentric propaganda.

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Romances of the White Day

A real-time review by Des Lewis


Stories by John Howard, Mark Valentine and Ron Weighell

in the Tradition of… 59 more words