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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…

Old Issues for a New Political Year

by Dr Nick Economou The political year is back in full swing. Australia’s state and federal parliaments have resumed, and general elections are imminent for Tasmania and South Australia. Indeed, Victoria is to go to the polls in November. In Canberra, meanwhile, parliamentarians have regathered amidst revelations that top secret defence documents were obtained by…

Carmichael Mine & other Adani Australian ventures have tax haven ties to British Virgin Islands: Report

Adani Group’s $3.5bn debt-funded ‘investment’ in Australia including Carmichael Coal Mine at risk Canberra, Oct 3: An investigation by the ABC has alleged that the Adani Group’s Australian operations have “previously unknown tax haven ties in the British Virgin Islands”. ABC’s ‘Four Corners’ programme has uncovered the British Virgin Islands links of Gautam Adani’s Australian…

Dutton: people are gaming the system

  Sydney, August 28: Peter Dutton is again causing consternation among asylum seekers and their families and sympathisers. This time perhaps some or the gurus and commentators it is pure economics versus social responsibility while human beings and their families are at stake. At least some say that. While supporters of Peter Dutton most of…

More protein, not Ganesha ridicule..!

  Melbourne, September 5: Hindus are irate over the latest advertisement of Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) in which Hindu God Lord Ganesha is ridiculed and shown as feasting on Lamb. The two-minute long video while featuring a range of religious figures and prophets, including Jesus, Aphrodite, Lord Ganesha, Confucius, L. Ron Hubbard, Scientology founder…

Jasvinder Sidhu for Tarneit

 The seat of Tarneit in the West will have a new member in the state parliament in 2018 onward. Telmo Languiller, the sitting member and former speaker of the Victorian parliament will not be seeking re-election in 2018.  In a statement, Mr Languiller said. “I wish to announce that I will not be recontesting the…

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