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Coalition’s pro-coal policy likely a vote loser; optional voting in plebiscite helps Yes

  Making sense of the polls Recently the Coalition and its media supporters have condemned the SA and...

Marriage Equality – Why a YES vote is important

An Editorial Now the papers for the non-binding vote on marriage equality have started to be delivered and...

Grattan on Friday: King Coal is wearing big boots in the Turnbull government

Labor mentioned Scott Morrison’s “pet rock” during question time on Tuesday. It took quite a while, but...

Australian teens doing well, but some still at high risk of suicide and self-harm

The LSAC study found teens most at risk of self-harm were those who were...

Grattan on Friday – Turnbull’s rush for an energy ‘announceable’ sows confusion

Malcolm Turnbull has tried to focus on energy policy while the opposition has been preoccupied with...

High Court gives go ahead for marriage ballot

Malcolm Turnbull received the result via a text during question time. The High Court has struck down...

Dreaming of Freedom – Honouring William Cooper in the SYDNEY Hall He Made History

Justice William Cooper Dreaming of Freedom
    Melbourne and Sydney Dreaming of Freedom – Honouring William Cooper in the SYDNEY Hall He Made History: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/dreaming-of-freedom-honouring-william-cooper-in-the-place-where-he-made-his-great-stand-for-tickets-37495115901?aff=es2   On January...

How to engineer a plebiscite disaster: lessons from the Tasmanian dams vote

Like its Tasmanian predecessor, the marriage plebiscite has been engineered by the leader’s intransigent opponents. AAP/Lukas...

Sunday essay: political cartooning – the end of an era

A wonderful evocation of the horrors of last year’s long election campaign by David Rowe in...

Grattan on Friday: Shorten’s campaigning in postal ballot might help protect a vulnerable Turnbull

Bill Shorten has promised an all-out effort to promote a yes vote, while continuing to...

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    Featuring the incredible Big John Toney, the beautiful and amazing Michelle Argue-with special guest -Elvis(Rohan Hammet-exciting/wild and freaky Elvis impersonator extraordinaire)-for a night of dance/entertainment and fun- guaranteed to knock you off your feet!! Note: Full Price listed is for a double pass.Shows (Gold & Bronze Membership)22/09/2017 8.00pm | Admin Fee $10.00 | Book TicketsEddies Bandroom EBR Moorabbin168 Chesterville RdMoorabbin,...

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    A nation of convict cussers? Time for Australian law to embrace our potty mouths

    Danny Lim, Sydney, was convicted of ‘offensive behaviour’ for a sign that referred to Tony Abbot and alluded to the c-bomb. The conviction was dismissed in August this year. Neal Jennings/Flickr Peace-loving activist Danny Lim had never incurred...

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    A drain carries water but does little else,but imagine how different the neighbourhood would be if the drain could be transformed into a living stream. Lot sizes and backyards are shrinking in Australia at the same...
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    How many times have you opened the wardrobe and groaned due to the uninspiring choices that hang before you? Do you seldom feel as if potential suitors do not regard you? Or maybe you want...

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    Clouds over Australia’s Davis Research Station, containing ice particles that activate ozone- depleting chemicals, triggering the annual ozone hole.  This past weekend marks the 30th birthday of the Montreal Protocol, often dubbed the world’s most successful...

    Coalition’s pro-coal policy likely a vote loser; optional voting in plebiscite helps Yes

      Making sense of the polls Recently the Coalition and its media supporters have condemned the SA and Victorian Labor governments for allowing coal-fired power plants to close. The Coalition is trying to extend the...

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    Mission over: the final countdown to Cassini’s fatal plunge into Saturn

    An illustration of Cassini as it plunges into Saturn’s atmosphere.  NASA/JPL-Caltech When the Cassini space probe made its final descent into Saturn late yesterday, data...

    Marriage Equality – Why a YES vote is important

    An Editorial Now the papers for the non-binding vote on marriage equality have started to be delivered and with them, comes a very important decision. Do...

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    The ‘Yes’ campaign’s first ad focused on the evidential flaws with the ‘No’ campaign’s ads. The same-sex marriage debate in Australia was always bound...

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