Author Archives: Kenneth Robson

About Kenneth Robson

I studied at Adelaide Boys' High School, and the University of Adelaide, Medical School. graduating in 1961. My field of specialisation was Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Prior to establishing my practice in Adelaide, I spent 5 years working in India, and Papua-New Guinea, in the field of reconstructive surgery for leprosy. In retirement I joined the Australian Technical Analyst Association and passed the two examinations for a Diploma inTechnical Analysis, and the designation Certified Financial Technician (CFTe) by the International Federation of Technical Analysts.

The Ungracious Right!

Voters in the Wentworth Electorate this coming Saturday (October 20) will have their say on the toppling of their popular member Malcolm Turnbull as Australia’s 29th Prime Minister. If the Liberal candidate, Turnbull backed David Sharma, fails to win the … Continue reading

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Is it time to introduce four year federal parliamentary terms?

Seven changes of Australia’s Prime Minister in the past eleven years is good reason to re-visit the debate on extending the term of the House of Representatives from three to four years in harmony with the terms for most State … Continue reading

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It’s time now for Everyday Australians to have their say!

Almost ever since Malcolm Turnbull became Prime Minister three years ago, Conservative Media personalities have been relentlessly gunning for him. Tony Abbott, their crack marksman, despite initial scruples, has been precise and effective in his attacks. Respected journalist Peter Hartcher’s … Continue reading

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Where did Malcolm Turnbull go wrong?

He challenged an incompetent Tony Abbott for the leadership at the behest of the Party, earning his ire and insurrection; despite pious vows to the contrary. He wounded the ego of armchair critics and vocal conservative media opinion makers such … Continue reading

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Turnbull’s leadership reaffirmed in Coalition vote.

Conservative media guru, former Abbott Chief-of Staff Peta Credlin, is jubilantly now expecting Malcolm Turnbull to be outed as Prime Minister within days. The bumbling, usually unsmiling would-be assassin of Malcolm Turnbull, Tony Abbott, when asked for his take on … Continue reading

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How should Australian communities respond to Eurydice Dixon’s murder?

In Greek mythology, Eurydice was an oak nymph or one of the daughters of Apollo. She was the wife of Orpheus, who tried to bring her back from the dead with his enchanting music. (Wikipedia) Her’s was an exotic name, … Continue reading

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Welcome precious little “Seb”

Sebastian Curtis Scott Joyce was born on Monday April 16, 2018 at Armidale Public Hospital, the son of former Australian Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce and his former staffer Vikki Campion. He is doubly precious, as the only son to … Continue reading

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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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