Australia takes border security seriously, very seriously which while admirable on the one hand is a bit hard to stomach when you look around and realise that the country is just under 99% immigrant thanks to boat people. 593 more words
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LONG-AWAITED funding to realign the Castle Carey Road bridge in Glenormiston has been allocated to Corangamite Shire.
The Federal Government announced on Monday it would pledge $2.6 million to the project as part of its Bridges Renewal Program. 405 more words
Cultural Content or Competency Creation: Re-examining 'public good' arguments to ensure development of local film industry
The analysis of the weakness in the Australian system in converting excellent research to economic benefit has been aired repeatedly over the last months. Something has to be done about it and it is refreshing that a significant document was released by the Prime Minister on Monday addressing, in a holistic manner, various steps that can be taken, and hopefully will be taken, to pump up Australia’s performance in innovation. 517 more words
The trouble with simple solutions to complex problems is twofold: often, they’re not simple and they’re not solutions. So it is with suggestions that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) be imposed on fees paid by parents with children at non-government schools. 792 more words