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All that remains is for you to cast your vote… but think before you do

May 20, 2022 - 20:00 -- Admin

An emboldened Scot Morrison would be a disaster for Australia. A vote for Anthony Albanese would bring new hope for better leadership and a more egalitarian society. Whilst the wrongs of the past decade would not disappear immediately, many would. Others might take two terms of Parliament. Should be triumphant, the tasks of a new…

Teal Revolutions and the Crisis of the Liberal Party of Australia

May 20, 2022 - 19:54 -- Admin

By Melissa Marsden   The outcome of Saturday’s federal election will have widespread implications for Australian democracy. The increasing number of ‘Teal’ candidates threatening marginal Liberal held seats has meant the ‘two horse race’ between Labor and Liberal can no longer be guaranteed. Sydney Morning Herald journalist David Crowe has suggested the wave of moderate liberal…

Nine Years Is Enough! It’s Time For A New Australia

May 19, 2022 - 18:25 -- Admin

By Loz Lawrey   That the LNP Coalition is desperate to win this election has been in stark evidence throughout the campaign. Morrison’s bullying tone at press conferences and the constant anti-Labor fearmongering, scare tactics and verbal assaults from him and his colleagues are testament to that desperation. But are they desperate to serve the Australian…

No, Josh, the Covid downturn was not Australia’s greatest challenge since federation

May 19, 2022 - 14:30 -- Admin

By Alan Austin   First the Covid crisis was “worse than the global financial crisis”, then it was “thirty times worse”, then it became “the most significant crisis Australia has seen since the Second World War.” That’s according to Scott Morrison and Josh Frydenberg. Now, as their messaging appears to be flailing, “the country has been…