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Quote of the Week

November 29, 2014 - 00:15 -- Admin

Black people are constantly divided, chained to an ideology and sacrificed by others in the pursuit of their idea of the greater good. I’ve worked in the interface between black and white for long enough to be exploited most often as the proof of life.I am in the ubiquitous photos of participants rounded up to pose and confirm the community engagement objective of a workshop was met.

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott's on again, off again, support for White Ribbon Day 2014

November 28, 2014 - 00:15 -- Admin

White Ribbon Day helps raise awareness and funds to stop men's violence against women in Australia.This was Prime Minister and self-appointed Minister for Women Tony Abbott sporting the official white ribbon at one of the main Canberra events on 25 November 2014:

Coal seam/tight gas miner Metgasco Limited's major shareholder makes the news again as Australian Senate inquiry into Queensland Government continues

November 26, 2014 - 00:16 -- Admin

Metgasco Limited's major shareholder ERM Power gets a mention in the Brisbane Times on 24 November 2014:State Energy Minister Mark McArdle held a Liberal National Party fundraiser at the offices of one of the nation's largest energy companies, but did not declare it in his ministerial diary.The 2013 event was held in the boardroom of ERM Power, one of many meetings between the minister,

Yet another policy Abbott & Co didn't think through

November 26, 2014 - 00:00 -- Admin

The Sydney Morning Herald 21 November 2014:A central pillar of the Abbott government's fledgling environmental plans - the $300-million Green Army - has been hobbled by a High Court ruling.In June the High Court ruled that the Commonwealth did not have power under the Constitution to fund the school chaplaincy program through direct funding as pro