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Social Media Burnout and Hung Parliaments

The advent of social media and its rise in our culture has led to a simultaneous explosion of channels for promoting one’s voice to the world while at the same time overloading our minds with too many decisions to make and distractions. 121 more words

Technology

Embarrassed AEC Admits The Dog Ate Australia's Ballot Papers

Australia may be heading for the polls again after a red faced Australian Electoral Commission confessed that the reason it hasn’t been able to hand in a result for Saturday’s election is because the dog ate all the ballot papers. 208 more words

Politics

The Pauline Problem: I don't like it!

While we eagerly await the results of the 2016 Federal Election, one of the more noteworthy issues facing Australia is the re-election of Pauline Hanson. For those unfamiliar Pauline Hanson rose to prominence in the late 1990’s, advocating extreme protectionist economics and aggressive nationalism, particularly focused on white Australians being praised while Asian Australians and Indigenous Australians were targeted as “degenerates”, “foreigners” and “invaders”. 970 more words

Tony Abbott Pledges To Knight Australia’s AAA Credit Rating Should He Become PM

Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott took a break from not commenting on the election result today to comment on the election result by saying that, in the event that should something happen to Malcolm Turnbull -say he were to fall under a bus (or, worse, a hung parliament) and he were to become Prime Minister again, his first act  would be to knight Australia’s AAA credit rating. 188 more words

The UnAustralian

I Really Love The Pogues - Turnbull Tells Cathy McGowan

Malcolm Turnbull has begun the process of buttering up the independent candidates he may require to form government by phoning Cathy McGowan and praising her work as lead singer of The Pogues. 266 more words

Politics

The Libs weren't the only ones humiliated at the Election

It’s hilarious to witness the goons at the LNP attempt to lay the blame of the election outcome at the feet of the Labor Party and attribute their monumental drubbing to a single last minute so-called “fear campaign.” 180 more words

Australian Politics