Australia has lost its identity

The Australian cultural mindset has been eroded and is becoming predominately American. The size of the American population and its dominance in movies, television and music meant that influence was inevitable and it’s reflected in our fashion and in language with words such as “like”, “bro” and phrases along the lines of “you go girl”.
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We Can Not Allow Free-Trade-Agreements Without Any Transparency

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) was conceived in 2003 as the Trans-Pacific Strategic Partnership Agreement TPSEP as a path to trade liberalisation in the Asia-Pacific. The original participating countries were Chile, New Zealand and Singapore with Brunei joining in 2005. In 2008 the United States of America (USA), Australia, Peru and Vietnam joined, followed on by
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We Are All Connected – Loz Lawrey and Friends

We can learn from the asbestos scandal

By Mel Mac at Political Omniscience: Last week asbestos was found again in imported Chinese building materials, this time it was found at Perth Children’s Hospital (PCH) in the roof panels. In February this year news broke that more than 50 sites across Australia are suspected of illegal asbestos contamination. Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency
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Turnbull: The ballad of the small government and the big nothing

Jed Hutchinson discusses whether Malcolm Turnbull was the man to reverse the Liberal party’s fortunes after all. THE CONVENTIONAL wisdom regarding an unpopular leader being replaced is that the successful challenger will receive a “honeymoon” period of good polling for a brief period of time afterward. During this time, the incoming leader has a grace
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