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The only reason Australia's terror alert level has been raised is because it gives Popeye a visceral thrill to do so

September 15, 2014 - 00:16 -- Admin

Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced that the terror threat level has been raised from medium to high. He has stressed that people should continue to go about their normal lives and that there is no intelligence on a specific plot. [

Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples: review report required by legislation to be handed to federal government by 27 September 2014

September 15, 2014 - 00:15 -- Admin

Tony Abbott is determined that recognising indigenous people in Australia's constitution is a "national crusade'' that should be important to everyone…. He has promised to finalise a draft form of words for changing the constitution by September.

Former member Metgasco Limited's executive team to appear before NSW ICAC Operation Spicer investigation

September 12, 2014 - 00:16 -- Admin

Between 2011-13 Richard Shields was coal seam gas miner Metgasco Limited’s in-house lobbyist on its executive team as External Relations Manager.Prior to crossing over to this listed mining company for those two years, Shields served as Deputy Director of the Liberal Party of Australia (NSW Division) for over 3 years and also served as the Interim State Director.It is primarily this political p

Women will bear the brunt of the Abbott government's budget cuts

September 12, 2014 - 00:15 -- Admin

The Sydney Morning Herald 11 September 2014:Women will bear the brunt of the Abbott government's budget cuts.New analysis drawing on National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling budget impact models and latest census and Australian Bureau of Statistics data, shows women in low and middle-income households can expect to suffer the biggest financial losses