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Another nail in the coffin for democracy

October 27, 2019 - 01:46 -- Admin

In January this year, Scott Morrison said environmental
legislation to protect native species was one of his government’s top
priorities, and said “we already introduced and passed legislation through the
Senate actually dealing with that very issue, we’ve been taking action on that”.
A minor problem though: no such legislation existed, nor was there any
legislative schedule to remotely support this claim. Morrison just lied.

Cracks appearing in the Morrison government

August 18, 2019 - 02:41 -- Admin

political landscape after the May 2019 federal election is becoming clearer,
with all sides of politics starting to develop their strategies and navigate a
pathway towards the next election, due in 2022. There are a wide range of new
faces and new voices we’ll have to get used to and the key talking points and
battle lines are being pushed forward by these new characters and new players
in the Government and Labor Opposition.

Going the nuclear option

August 14, 2019 - 16:51 -- Admin

Sometimes, it’s difficult to know whether governments are genuinely interested in the agendas they push forward, or whether there are issues played out in the background resulting in other ulterior motivations. And, as part of this process, covering up some of their misadventures and mismanagement of political issues.

The divisive Scott Morrison

August 2, 2019 - 14:19 -- Admin

Whose side are you on?

In an instant, it’s both an aggressive and
divisive question, demanding a choice between the favourable and the
unfavourable, the good and the bad. Whose side? Your side or mine? Black or
white? Haves or have nots? Rich or poor? Hard working or lazy? Left or right?