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Read our views on a number of current affairs and news stories

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Cut Foreign Aid

09 May 2014

Oppose Abbott’s Tax increases. Support the alternative – Cut foreign aid with 60 billion dollars saving over 10 years. Read More

National Integrity Commissioner

18 Apr 2014
The Greens have put a bill before Parliament asking for the appointment of a National Integrity Commissioner. Basically they want to have a national body similar the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC). Read More

Abbott's Maternity Leave

15 Apr 2014

While Joe Hockey is telling us the time to tighten our belts is here, the free ride is over, the lavish government spending is over, the “give me” mentality has to stop, retirement age has to go up, our publicly owned assets must be sold, Tony Abbott wants to pay the highest paid women in the country more money than all other women…to have a baby and stay home. Read More

Manus Island Riots

21 Feb 2014

Put a group of Muslims together (even downtrodden asylum seekers) and what do you get? Villawood riots, Christmas Island riots, Nauru riots, and now Manus Island riots. Does anyone see a common thread here? Do refugees from centres that are mostly Christian behave this way?  Read More

The Banking Cartel

04 Oct 2013

This documentary is a must watch for all, looking at banking tycoons and how banks not only control governments but also appoint politicians through huge campaign donations - from the Rothschild family in Europe to JP Morgan and others in the US.  Read More

Genetically Modified Food (GMO) Concerns

04 Sep 2013

Australians have the right to know, if GMO’s can have a detrimental effect on their health. Many people believe they are not safe. Also, why are we allowing Monsanto to take control of food.  Read More

Peter Beattie Cannot Be Trusted

31 Aug 2013

It makes me sick to my stomach when I read the article Peter Beattie wrote in the Australian today. He said “beneath all the political hurly-burly and competition there was a sense of decency and fair play.”  Read More

One Nation Protest Over Halal Compensation to Murderer 31st Aug 2013

27 Aug 2013

Community outrage over the $3000 compensation paid to a Muslim child killer because he refused to eat non-halal (Christian) food in prison has spilled over into a community protest outside the QCAT offices in Brisbane next Saturday 31st August. The Queensland Civil Administrative Tribunal notoriously awarded Raymond  Aktar Ali the money because he claimed his "religious rights" had been violated by the Queensland Government, and the QCAT actually agreed.  Read More

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