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laberal Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 19:12 Source

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The Australian Independent Media Network Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 19:11 Source

It is Tuesday night and I have had a very hard day with my business which STILL, after almost two months, is having problems with Telstra and the NBN. It’s been so stressful I have avoided looking at politics while I try to deal with it. But today I have seen/read two things which I…

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The Australian Independent Media Network Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 18:29 Source

Ok, I’ve examined the policies from every perspective. As someone whose income depends on superannuation and a dyed-in-the-wool capitalist, I have to say that the Liberals aren’t really doing much for me. As an educator and a human being, who occasionally visits the doctor, I have to say that the Liberals aren’t really doing much…

The post The Real Battle In The Election And How The Liberals Are Winning! appeared first on The AIM Network.

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oecomuse Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 18:28 Source

As week two of the 2016 federal election campaign kicked off, there was no more important news than the findings by The Australia Institute (TAI) which clearly show the 2016-17 budget measures will not, in fact, create either growth or jobs.

In short, taxpayer-funded government hand-outs to business and the wealthy do not trickle down to those in greatest need, but are scooped up by – this will shock you – business and the wealthy.

Who are the wealthy?

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The Australian Independent Media Network Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 17:45 Source

By Jennifer Ellem The LNP and its leader are now officially worse than the despotic Roman Emperor Caligula when it comes to social welfare for the populace and equal to his view of them as little more than a docile workforce. In its Election Budget 2016 it is using a modern day version of slavery as an incentive to…

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Club Troppo Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 17:19 Source
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The Australian Independent Media Network Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 17:13 Source

Written by Hayley Solich for Kath Mazzella OAM I am standing at the MCG … surrounded by a football field of women who are living with a Gynaecological/Sexual Health condition. The television crews are filming as I step up to the microphone and start to share the stories of the millions of women who suffer…

The post ‘Big Bedroom’ Events Challenged appeared first on The AIM Network.

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Club Troppo Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 17:03 Source

Lateral Economics has had occasion to compile a list of free, freemium and cheap services to help run your one person micro or several person small business. I post it here for your interest and because it may be useful to you. The latest service I discovered to my delight was Glympse which allowed me to watch as a friend, late for lunch drove from across town to join me. Kind of cool. There are other cool new apps too.

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Renew Economy Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 14:24 Source

Total page views for RE passed the 15 million mark in April, boosted by the first ever monthly total of more than 600,000 page views.

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Renew Economy Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 14:19 Source

Extraordinary new CSIRO report designed to guide business through future challenges focuses almost entirely on fossil fuels. Even its "lean and clean" scenario relies on CCS, while its nightmarish "weathering the storm" scenario celebrates fact there will still be demand for Australian coal.

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Renew Economy Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 14:19 Source

Extraordinary new CSIRO report designed to guide business through future challenges focuses almost entirely on fossil fuels. Even its "lean and clean" scenario relies on CCS, while its nightmarish "weathering the storm" scenario celebrates fact there will still be demand for Australian coal.

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Poll Bludger Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 13:50 Source

The latest result for Essential Research is largely unchanged on last week, with the Coalition steady on 42% of the primary vote, Labor steady on 38% and the Greens down one to 9%. One change is that the pollster has dumped Palmer United from its survey and replaced it with the Nick Xenophon Team, which opens it account on 3%.

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Renew Economy Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 13:30 Source

Research shows that the (NEM) in Australia is dominated by sub-critical electricity generators that are in general old and highly polluting by global standards.

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Renew Economy Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 13:27 Source

Concentrations in recent weeks have edged close to 410 ppm, thanks in part to a push from an exceptionally strong El Niño.

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Renew Economy Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 12:48 Source

Just a week after approaching 90 percent renewable electricity or more, Germany may have reached 100% yesterday. But the data estimates are still moving.

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Delimiter Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 12:46 Source

news The NSW Government has appointed respected former Westpac, Macquarie Bank and Woolworths IT executive Damon Rees to the newly created role of whole of government chief information and digital officer. Minister for Finance, Services and Property Dominic Perrottet and Minister for Innovation and Better Regulation Victor Dominello announced the appointment in a statement today

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The Australian Independent Media Network Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 12:37 Source

“Manus Island asylum seekers are trading taxpayer-funded cigarettes on the black market to pay for ­alcohol, electronics and ­marijuana”. This appears nothing more than something from a News Corp-Dutton dirt file. It’s a classic slur tactic. Ali Murdoch of Gifts for Manus writes today: “It’s not untrue exactly … cigarettes have been currency since early…

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Your Democracy Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 12:08 Source

 

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News you won't read in the mediocre press.... 

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Delimiter Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 11:11 Source

A group of local startups and global tech giants, including Atlassian, Airbnb and LinkedIn, have offered support for a new not-for-profit organisation that aims to "turn Sydney into Australia’s Silicon Valley".

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Renew Economy Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 11:04 Source

Queensland is facing an electricity supply shortage and more price spikes. The government should be encouraging more battery storage in homes and businesses.

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Renew Economy Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 11:04 Source

Queensland is facing an electricity supply shortage and more price spikes. The government should be encouraging more battery storage in homes and businesses.

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Delimiter Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 11:00 Source

In a new campaign, Vodafone is calling on voters in regional seats to use social media to raise the "urgent need" for more funding for mobile black spots with their federal representatives and candidates ahead of the coming 2 July election.

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Delimiter Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 10:57 Source

Optus is launching a celebrity-endorsed campaign to emphasise its "refocus" on providing custom solutions for Australia’s two million-plus small business owners.

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En Passant Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 10:47 Source


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This is the link to my analysis in Independent Australia of the first week of the election campaign. I start off by saying:

‘IT HAS NOT BEEN a good first week in the election campaign for Malcolm Turnbull and his Government.

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Renew Economy Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 10:40 Source

CEFC teams with Westpac and energy services company Verdia to help Australian businesses invest in energy efficiency upgrades, solar and electric vehicles.

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Renew Economy Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 10:40 Source

CEFC teams with Westpac and energy services company Verdia to help Australian businesses with energy saving, electric vehicles.

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The Tally Room Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 10:00 Source

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The Australian Independent Media Network Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 09:46 Source

By Ross Sharp It is the mid-1980’s and I am working for a company in Sydney’s Pyrmont, a record company. There is the pressing plant, warehouse and recording studios downstairs, and two floors of offices above. On the ground floor is a canteen. The canteen is managed by a young man named Gary, an affable,…

The post IT’S THE END OF THE WORLD AS WE KNOW IT AND I FEEL FINE appeared first on The AIM Network.

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The Melbourne Urbanist Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 09:29 Source

Cycling as a means of transport was largely ignored by policy-makers in Australian cities until relatively recently but the work of early activists like the late Alan Parker was crucial Why was cycling for transport slow to get moving?

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En Passant Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 06:58 Source

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