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When an act of terrorism occurs, the message from authorities after the dust has settled is loud and clear – do not change the way you live, do not give into fear. That way the terrorists will have won.
by Evelyn Tsitas - 25/03/2015 - 67 comments
Under Swan as Treasurer the AGR was absurdly optimistic because it was written in the middle of a boom. Under Hockey we get pessimism because we are in a decline.
by Syd Hickman - 20/03/2015 - 11 comments
If the deal changes does that involve accepting that resources will no longer be allocated or distributed according to social or moral objectives?
by Kellie Tranter - 19/03/2015 - 9 comments
During 2010–11 and 2011–12, there were 121 females (62%) and 75 males (38%) killed in domestic homicides according to the latest figures just released by the Australian Institute of Criminology.
by Roger Smith - 2/03/2015 - 184 comments
There's obviously a need to make sure that government funding is only going to reputable childcare providers, but ensuring accountability for a nanny and ensuring accountability for a long day care service are two completely different things.
by Trisha Jha - 24/02/2015 - 6 comments
If refugees are viewed an undesirable necessity, asylum seekers are the mud on their shoes.
by Isobel Blackthorn - 20/02/2015 - 30 comments
I am going to Canberra next Tuesday 24th and Wed 25th February to stand in front of Parliament House and ask those very questions on the behalf of my generation.
by Brian Murphy - 18/02/2015 - 10 comments
If anything, I and my fellow baby boomers should pay the rest of Australia a lump sum when we retire, to cover the debt we are leaving.
by David Leyonhjelm - 17/02/2015 - 22 comments
Marking the liberation of Auschwitz forces us to remember that the general principles undergirding this forlorn place were supported by popular sentiment among some very learned people.
by Mal Fletcher - 30/01/2015 - 88 comments
My American visitors sometimes comment that 'Australia seems a lot like America'. There are some superficial similarities.
by Peter West - 29/01/2015 - 2 comments
Too much polarisation results in a shrinking middle ground and the growth of alienation, bitterness and recrimination.
by Mal Fletcher - 22/01/2015 - 53 comments
But it is forgotten that eugenics was originally a doctrine of the Left who believed in what might be described as a perversion of liberalism.
by Gregory Melleuish - 16/01/2015 - 29 comments


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