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Racial Preferences: Peter Dutton and White South African Farmers

March 18, 2018 - 12:54 -- Admin

It has been the great misfit Australian policy since the 1990s: a refugee and immigration policy that shows itself to be scrupulously fair, calculable and clean. Nothing shall be permitted to sully this presumption. Even as refugees and asylum seekers gather dampness, decay and depression in Pacific camps, the Australian immigration policy shall remain, like…


March 18, 2018 - 10:32 -- Admin

Got talking to Pete last Friday down the local … the subject got onto the passing of one’s parents … I s’pose because we are both old now ourselves and it comes as no longer an immediate sorrow, but rather one lived through so many years ago. And we got onto the reactions one experiences…

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A Fortress Mentality

March 17, 2018 - 12:00 -- Admin

If there is one particular action that is put in place by every person or agency that feels itself in need of security, power or protection, it is the almost automatic implementation of their “Fortress Mentality”. This “organic reaction” by entire dynasties, empires and individuals can be traced even in the architecture of construction of…

Near Neighbours – PNG: New Fault-lines in the Tropics

March 17, 2018 - 11:00 -- Admin

By Denis Bright With its surging population growth, economic volatility and internal income divide, many of our neighbours in Papua-New Guinea (PNG) are having difficulty coping with the everyday challenges of globalization. Official economic growth rates are artificially elevated by the commercial export sectors in oil, natural gas, minerals, timber products as well as traditional…

We need to talk about Jean

March 16, 2018 - 15:22 -- Admin

This week, in response to Labor’s announcement that shareholders who pay no tax will no longer be getting cash back from the government, the Herald Sun introduced us to Jean. Case Study 1: Jean is retired with a large self-managed super fund. She receives $29,810 in dividends from bank shares and $130,000 from other assets.…

The dangers of appeasement (Part 1)

March 16, 2018 - 14:00 -- Admin

Part Seventeen of a history of European occupation, rule, and brutal imperialism of Indigenous Australia, by Dr George Venturini.  The dangers of appeasement “‘Caucasian race’ is the name of the white minority that sits at the summit of human hierarchy. This christening occurred in 1775 at the hand of Johann Friedrich Blumenbach.” [Emphasis added]. Thank…

A big day for a little man

March 16, 2018 - 08:47 -- Admin

It was a big day yesterday for our newly minted Home Affairs Minister, Peter Dutton. Firstly, Dutton’s hand-picked choice to head his paramilitary Border Force, a colleague from his days as a Queensland copper, was finally sacked for using his position to get his girlfriend a job and for not disclosing the relationship.  Roman Quaedvlieg…

If the government really cared about our kids, they would listen to them

March 15, 2018 - 12:52 -- Admin

The government talks a lot about our children when they don’t want to pay for something, but do they really actually give a toss about them? The World Economic Forum surveys people every year about the biggest problems facing the world and, for the third year in a row, climate change is the millennial generation’s…