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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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Can Port Adelaide export Australian football to China?

Australia’s innovative football code is probably the world’s most watched on a population basis. The AFL has staged many exhibition matches in other countries over the 150 years that Australians have been enamoured with the sport. Yet no other country … Continue reading

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The Demise of the White Cedars.

The new Adelaide Oval has been a fine development for the City of Churches but there has been  an environmental down-side that many will regret. It was the unceremonious removal of 27 slow-growing White Cedar Trees of considerable botanic interest … Continue reading

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My Mom v. Stanford

Originally posted on BroadBlogs:
By Blair Crangle-Hall My mother, Colleen Crangle, was the first woman to take a sex discrimination case to trial against Stanford University. In 1995, after receiving a Ph.D. at Stanford in Logic and The Philosophy of…

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29 Quotes That Help You Understand Mental Illness

Originally posted on Thought Catalog:
image – Flickr / Neil Krug Some people still hold [the] view that restraints help psychiatric patients feel safe. I’ve never met a psychiatric patient who agreed. – Elyn R. Saks, Ted Talk I realize…

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