Monthly Archives: April 2018

Can State and Federal politicians agree on the National Energy Guarantee?

I’m fed-up with the often extremely partisan debate over energy. Now after more than a decade of endless wrangling, the end could be in sight. This past week the even-tempered and moderate Minister for Energy Josh Frydenberg met with his … Continue reading

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Is Turnbull’s inconspicuous opponent The National Civic Council (NCC)?

The National Civic Council, founded by Catholic layman Mr B.A. Santamaria in the 1940’s, over the years has enunciated a political philosophy based on pro-Catholic values. His policies were devised to oppose the growing influence of the atheistic Communist Party … Continue reading

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Mental health emergencies and community safety.

It is estimated that 4 million Australians will experience a mental health problem each year. The bill for this year on mental health is $4.3 billion including $120 million on mental health research. On the 27th November 2017 the Health Minister … Continue reading

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Why I think a September poll is likely!

Barnaby Joyce today called on Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to stand down from the leadership if  the Coalition fails to overtake Labor in the polls by Christmas. His gratuitous advice shows how desperately some Conservatives want him gone. Since no … Continue reading

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The Courageous Charge of the Monash Brigade!

Passionate Coalition duo George Christensen and Craig Kelly are the driving force behind a rebellious pro-coal forum reputed to have more than 20 back-bench signatures.  Their oft-repeated mantra is that coal will deliver “low-cost electricity for consumers and industry”, and … Continue reading

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How safe from Terrorism are we in Australia?

Just a week before Easter the French experienced another alarming terrorist attack, this time in Southern France, not far from the Mediterranean coast, and the Spanish border. Five lost their lives, including tragically a 44 year old police officer Arnaud … Continue reading

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Turnbull Finished! – Hartcher’s Easter Prediction.

https://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/politics/federal/turnbull-had-his-chance-to-be-a-moral-force-now-he-s-just-a-spent-one-20180330-p4z75s.html Of course, Gold Walkley winning Journalist Peter Hartcher is not the first political analyst to have asserted that Malcolm Turnbull has betrayed his political principles, become morally bankrupt, and is now a spent force in Federal Politics. His Easter message … Continue reading

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