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Dental peak body poised to work with Government to implement Senate Report Recommendations

December 5, 2023 - 09:58 -- Admin

The Australian Dental Association Media Release The Australian Dental Association (ADA) today announced it was ready to work with the Albanese Government to put into practice some key recommendations form the Senate report into dental access. The Final Report into the Provision of and Access to Dental Services in Australia which was led by Greens…

Inaction by the Australian Goverment leaves PNG refugee children going hungry

December 4, 2023 - 18:41 -- Admin

Refugee Action Coalition Media Release Inaction by the Australian government is leaving refugee families destitute. Despite promises from the PNG Immigration minister that the problem would be fixed, refugees still have no food vouchers, income, or access to medical help.  Families have run out of food for their children; refugees have been left without electricity…


December 4, 2023 - 11:40 -- Admin

Recently I saw this alert on a film I was about to watch which warned me: STRONG NUDITY And I couldn’t help but wonder if there are films with weak nudity… And if there are, exactly what constitutes weak nudity. Is it people who don’t have abs or pectorals? Or is it nudity where the…

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Banished from Pakistan: Islamabad Moves on Afghan Refugees

December 3, 2023 - 13:42 -- Admin

Across the globe, refugees, always treated as the pox of public policy, continue to feature in news reports describing anguish, despair and persistent persecution. If they are not facing barbed wire barriers in Europe, they are being conveyed, where possible, to third countries to be processed in lengthy fashion. Policy makers fiddle and cook the…

Rapid decarbonisation can steer Australia to Net Zero before 2050

December 2, 2023 - 16:42 -- Admin

CSIRO News Release A new report by CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, shows existing technologies will enable Australia to halve emissions by 2030 from 2020 levels, under a rapid decarbonisation scenario led by a renewable electricity sector.  The report, Pathways to Net Zero Emissions – An Australian Perspective on Rapid Decarbonisation, emphasises that an accelerated…

Tony Abbott and the Australian right: a grim political trajectory

December 2, 2023 - 08:03 -- Admin

Tony Abbott added two new posts to his resume this month, debuting as Fox director and announced to be “joining the Danube Institute team as a guest lecturer.” Add these to the October news that Abbott is now an Advisory Board member of the far-right Alliance for Responsible Citizenship (ARC). Australians should be watching. Hungarian…

After 18 months of waiting to be born again, people of ‘so-called intelligence’ believe Dutton will win the next election

December 2, 2023 - 06:00 -- Admin

Within my social media circle and in the news reporting I read, there is growing support for the view that Dutton and the LNP are ripe to win the next election. This assumption is based on views that Labor has done nothing about the cost of living or that Prime Minister Albanese travels too much…

Henry Kissinger: Snake Oil Salesman of Gangster Realism

December 1, 2023 - 10:38 -- Admin

“‘He’ll have ye smilin’,” an old Irish saying goes, “while he takes the gold out of your teeth’.” Charles Glass, London Review of Books, Oct 20, 2022. The obituaries of criminals, masterful or otherwise, are always going to be sordid matters. Either one has time for the deeds, giving column space to their execution and…