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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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Celebrity Baby News: Josh and Amie Frydenberg

Originally posted on Waltzing More Than Matilda:
Liberal MP Josh Frydenberg, and his wife Amie, welcomed their first child last spring, and named their daughter Gemma. Josh studied law at Monash and entered a commercial law firm before studying international…

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A referendum Australia needs to have.

Since Federation in 1901, there have been 19 referendums proposing 44 potential changes to the Constitutional framework of Australia’s Commonwealth government, uniting the State and territory administrations of the British colonial settlements. Only 8 measures have been approved. Now in … Continue reading

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Is Journalism becoming meddlesome?

Australian Journalism is alive and vibrant, but unfortunately journalistic talent is being constrained. Static traditional Australian media outlets are being phased out as the public turns from reading well-written papers and magazines, to ad-ridden, often ugly interactive digital media, in … Continue reading

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Decaying Cambodian Treasures

via WPC: Heritage at Angkor Wat, Cambodia 3 — retireediary

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Turnbull Capitulates on 18C

https://www.humanrights.gov.au/publications/racial-vilification-law-australia Since the introduction of provisions dealing with racial hatred in 1995, [3] the Racial Discrimination Act makes it unlawful to insult, humiliate, offend or intimidate another person or group in public on the basis of their race. Specifically, the … Continue reading

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Good Thinking Dan Tehan!

48 year old family man from Hamilton Victoria, Dan Tehan, is a new face in the Turnbull federal government who is showing admirable commitment in his role as Minister for Veterans’ Affairs and Defence Personnel since 18 February 2016. He … Continue reading

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Submarine Security Considerations

Germany’s U-boat submarines posed a potent naval threat to the Allies in the Second World War, whilst the United States gained a naval superiority over Japan with their submarine fleet. Defence advisors fear the vulnerability of surface naval vessels, particularly … Continue reading

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