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The Crisis at the ABC is About More than its Management

Michelle-Guthrie-with-Justine-Milne

The internal affairs at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (the ABC) that have led to the dismissal of its general manager, Michelle Guthrie, and the board chairman, Justin Milne, had the effect of pushing parliamentary politics to the side. This may have been a good thing for newly installed prime minister Scott Morrison, as commentator interest…

Mobiles to be faster, thinner and flexible – Ankur Sharma’s semiconductor

International student Ankur Sharma invents semiconductor that can convert electricity into light very efficiently and is bendable Sydney, October 5: As technology updates and improves constantly, it also leaves behind an enormous e-waste that all goes to the landfill. Australia produces 200,000 tonnes of e-waste every year, generated by discarded electronic devices. We produce a…

No citizenship for hiding ‘Stolen’ pair of shoes?

Aus-Citizenship declined for now

Pulkit Patel, a young lad from India, came to Australia as a student in June 2007. Subsequently he got his Independent Skilled Visa (Subclass 885) to call Australia home – permanently. Once permanent residence was granted to him, he took the next logical step and applied for Australian Citizenship. To his surprise and shock, the…

Scott Morrison will be PM no. 30 of Australia

Dutton pledges loyalty to Morrison Scott Morrison has defeated Peter Dutton in the leadership spill by 45-40. Julie Bishop was also in the fray, making it a 3-way contest but was eliminated in the first vote. Having attempted and lost the leadership vote, the position of deputy leadership became vacant. Josh Frydenberg has been elected…

Maulin Rathod murder calls for compensation

Melbourne, 2 August: Maulin Rathod, 25, came to Australia four years ago to do Masters of Accounting s in Melbourne, Australia. A humble and studious young man, the only child of his parents –   Hiren Rathod and Jagruti Rathod – wanted to gain accountancy qualification – to be able to quip himself – to have…

Tables turned on super Saturday by-election

What a difference a by-election or five can make to the national political debate. Some weeks ago, with by-elections due in five federal districts resulting from four disqualifications by the High Court of Australia and one Labor member stating a desire to spend more time with his family, Labor leader Bill Shorten looked to be…

Is India alarmed at Imran Khan sweeping the Pakistan elections?

Hours after the initial results of Pakistan’s general elections, Abdus Sattar Ghazali believes that India has started a vicious campaign against the emerging Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan. As initial results on Wednesday indicated that Tehrik-e-Istaqlal party is sweeping the polls in Pakistan, India claims that he is backed by the military of nuclear-armed…

Super Saturday could be fatal for Bill Shorten

By Nick Economou On Saturday 28 July by-elections will be held in five federal electoral districts across the country. Four of these by-elections were caused as a result of the “citizenship crisis”, and one by an early retirement of a recently elected member of the lower house (Labor’s Tim Hammond in the seat of Perth)….

Building on Australia’s Migrant Success Story

By Alan Tudge Migrating to a new country can be an enormous gamble. People take huge risks to uproot their lives in order to come here to enjoy the freedoms and opportunities Australia has to offer. People do not come here to fail, but to succeed. And for generations, many have done just that. Migrants…

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