Oz Blog News Commentary

Articles from The Australian Independent Media Network

Anxiety as Socialism: AI Moratorium Fantasies

April 27, 2023 - 14:55 -- Admin

Rumours and streaks of hysteria are running rife about what such artificial intelligence (AI) systems as ChatGPT are meant to do. Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy recently showed himself to be ignorant with terror about the search bot created by OpenAI. “ChatGPT taught itself to do advanced chemistry. It wasn’t built into the model. Nobody programmed…

Politicians, advocates and prominent Australians call for JobSeeker increase in Federal Budget

April 26, 2023 - 15:15 -- Admin

ACOSS (Australian Council of Social Service) Media Release Politicians from across the aisle, academics, business leaders, community advocates and other prominent Australians have joined in a rare display of unity to urge the Prime Minister to implement the first priority recommendation of the Economic Inclusion Advisory Committee and deliver a substantial increase to JobSeeker and…

Labor Insiders Call to Raise the Rate

April 26, 2023 - 14:25 -- Admin

Media Release The powerful NSW Labor Administrative Committee will this week consider a motion to request the Federal Labor Government to raise the rate of Jobseeker. Chris Haviland, former Federal Labor MP and Administrative Committee member will move the motion, which asks the Government to increase Jobseeker in line with the recommendation of the Government’s…

Blood, Golf and Saudi Arabia: The LIV Tournament in Adelaide

April 25, 2023 - 13:45 -- Admin

The recently concluded LIV Tournament in Adelaide was a matter of bread, circuses and golf. It was something of a triumph for the chief sponsor: the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and, more notably, the Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Critics, and criticism about the regime and the blood-spattered House of Saud, were generally forgotten. This…

Wurundjeri Woi-wurring Elders ready to take a formal position on Voice to Parliament vote

April 25, 2023 - 12:12 -- Admin

Elders at the Wurundjeri Woi-wurrung Cultural Heritage Aboriginal Corporation will next week take a formal position on the Voice to Parliament ahead of Australia’s first referendum since 1999. Wurundjeri Woi-wurrung Cultural Heritage Aboriginal Corporation CEO Donald Betts said calls from the public to the Wurundjeri office had increased in recent weeks, as the people of…

ABC Veto of “Secular Voice” a Mockery of “Inclusion”

April 25, 2023 - 12:00 -- Admin

By Brian Morris Let’s be forensically clear about this – ABC radio and television programming has a deep philosophical problem that needs to be fairly and openly discussed. ABC PR and publicity is fiercely and pretentiously strident on “diversity and inclusion”; and one assumes that should include an overt secular and A-theist perspective – to…

A Digger’s Words

April 25, 2023 - 06:00 -- Admin

I was a few years old when my family moved to Kangaroo Island as soldiers settlers, first to the Parndana “Camp” for two years before moving to our farm. By memory up to 100 families lived in the camp, and by the mid 1960s most of the farmers on the island were returned WW2 servicemen.…

The post A Digger’s Words appeared first on The AIM Network.

Pacific Elders stand with Torres Strait communities to demand greater climate action

April 24, 2023 - 11:12 -- Admin

Pitch Media Release Former President of Kirabati, Anote Tong, stands with Torres Strait communities to demand greater action from Australian Government. Former President of Kiribati, Anote Tong, has been visiting communities in the Torres Strait between 17-24 April to stand alongside Uncle Paul Kabai on Saibai Island and Uncle Pabai Pabai on Boigu island as…