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The eyes have it I first put this up on facebook, and got such a strong indication of support, it made me think that maybe, just maybe there are many others that do feel the same that this has become an uncaring country. I started off by saying - "Forgive my lengthy tome. I just felt I needed to express...
Face up to racism week commences February 26th While debate over the merits of Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act continues to rage, new research shows that an overwhelming majority of Australians support legislation that prevents insults on the basis of race, culture or religion. We found that just 10% of Australians believe people should have the freedom to...
For Nick Xenophon, the past few days have brought home just how difficult things can become when you hold a great deal of crossbench power The trenchant stand that Nick Xenophon – who is usually a compromiser - and his team took this week against the “Omnibus Bill”, which combines child care reform and savings in family and other...
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Another One Nation nobody, not worth naming, has ended her own political career with a social media rant. This one is truly unhinged. Norwegian Nazi Stalinists from Harvard, or something, are brainwashing people to accept marriage equality. Not brainwashing individual people, but all of us, en masse. You just can't trust those Norwegian Nazi Stalinists from Harvard, yet they used to...
I predict a move by China against the sovereignty of North Korea, within the next few months.At a time when America has no discernible foreign policy and is showing no sign of being able to take cohesive action, China will be eager to flex some muscle. The one place China can do this without ruffling many feathers is in...

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Human genome editing report strikes the right balance between risks and benefits

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Why conservative philosophies and government policies have created the uncaring country

The eyes have it I first put this up on facebook, and got such a strong indication...

The Great Australian Plays: The Front Room Boys and New Wave theatre

The swinging sixties arrived in Australian theatre with a bang “Fucken boong”. With these words Australian theatre...

Sunday essay: the female werewolf and her shaggy suffragette sisters

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Hidden Figures – A Review

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Cream of The Crate: Bobby Bright: Child Of Rock And Roll

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Australia’s electricity market is not agile and innovative enough to keep up

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Australians believe 18C protections should stay

Face up to racism week commences February 26th While debate over the merits of Section 18C of...

MARY DEL’ARTE AND THE WILD MAN OF McCLELLAND

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  What is the connection between the Honourable Mary Delahunty and a huge naked man? It’s all sculptural,...

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Acclaimed YouTube sensation, Christina Bianco is set to perform her hit solo show DIVA MOMENTS at The Alex...

Kelly Auty’s upcoming gigs

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www.kellyauty.com.au   kelly@kellyauty.com.au FEBRUARY Saturday 25 FIG Licensed Café…59 Esplanade, Paynesville. 2-4pm A La Carte…The audience choose from a menu of singers. Kelly...

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Rainbow Serpent organisers have defended the behaviour of patrons attending their 20th anniversary festival in Lexton, Victoria...

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TEXAS announce new album ‘Jump On Board’

TEXAS ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM JUMP ON BOARD OUT FRIDAY 21 APRIL  NEW SINGLE 'LET'S WORK IT OUT' OUT NOW  Texas are back with Jump On Board, a glorious...

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Red Stitch Actors' Theatre in association with the Melbourne International Comedy Festival presents Rules For Living Australian Premiere Written by Sam Holcroft Directed by Kim Farrant 14 March – 16 April   "Nothing prepared us for this play...hilarious" ★★★★The Guardian In partnership with the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Red Stitch Actors' Theatre presents Rules For Living by...

The Age of Bones (Jaman Belulang) is an Australian-Indonesian co-production about an Indonesian boy, Ikan, who goes fishing one day and fails to return. Assuming the worst, his parents hire a legendary seafarer to look for his corpse. He finds nothing. The Age of Bones traces what happened to Ikan...
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Gobsmacked by the reality of Donald Trump as the President of the United States? As the Sydney Daily Telegraph put it, "W.T.F.?" You've got company. On the eve of her return to that self-styled Land of the Free, Grace Agnew shares tales of Americans who call the nation now led...

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Japandroids :: Interview on Arvos with Darren Lesaguis (14.12.16) Three years since their last record, Japandroids returned in 2016 with new music, the promise of a...

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Human genome editing report strikes the right balance between risks and benefits

Gene therapy is growing in its capabilities, but there should be limits to its use If you recognise the words “CRISPR-mediated gene editing”, then...

Independent Artist of the Week: Ainsley Farrell

Singer-songwriter Ainsley Farrell will captivate you immediately with her blues-infused folk. Originally from California, she now resides in Sydney and has successfully won us...

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