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The Royal Visit must have convinced millions not to have another Royal Visit.

DISCLAIMER: I do not mean any disrespect to the noble House Lannister, for they are an old and established family, wealthy and powerful beyond measure from such wealth. 566 more words

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RET Road Trip #3: Portland's renewable energy economy

On Wednesday April 23, Friends of the Earth brought its fact-finding RET Review Road Trip to Portland, Victoria.

Previous stops in visited Hepburn/Daylesford and Morwell… 934 more words

Renewable Energy

Joe Hockey's Pre-Budget Hypocrisy

Last night Joe Hockey gave a pre-budget speech for the Spectator Oz. The speech hit on many of Mr Hockey’s favourite themes since his “The End of the Age of Entitlement” speech in London just over 2 years ago. 1,294 more words

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Joint Strike Fighters for the elderly

….Australia’s Coalition government announced today the implementation of its 12.4 24 billion AUD Pensioner Heating Assistance Programme (PHAP). In a rare show of bipartisanship the government will go ahead with the plan, formulated under the previous Labor government. 498 more words

Has the Australian Government Overreacted to Cats Replacing Tony Abbot?

Over 40,000 people have downloaded a browser ‘plugin’ that shields Internet users from photographs of Tony ‘Mad Monk’ Abbot, the Liberal Prime Minister of Australia. The nifty add-on, entitled Stop Tony Meow, replaces images of the esteemed Prime Minister with photographs of kittens. 221 more words

How to punish at fault drivers in collisions with cyclists?

Social media flare ups and inflammatory pieces in The Australian have reignited the dormant culture war between motorists and cyclists. The squabble is tiring, but has been drawn into focus by a provocative and thoughtful, … 1,005 more words

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The political silence on domestic violence.

“Brutal people, often with a history of violence, are getting it into their heads to pick on a vulnerable individual. It is utterly cowardly. It’s brutal, it’s gratuitous, it’s utterly unprovoked and it should be dealt with very severely by the police and the courts… 942 more words