Reacting to antagonized Palestinian snowballing protests to her government’s decision on June 5 to reverse a 47-year old bipartisan consensus on describing eastern Jerusalem as “occupied,” Foreign Minister Julie Bishop on June 13 denied any “change in the Australian government’s position.”
A report into the police handling of former treasurer Troy Buswell's series of crashes in his ministerial car has found "systemic failure at a number of levels".
Australia’s high court has upheld a legal challenge against federal government funding arrangements for the national school chaplaincy program.
After the warmongers who were dead wrong about Iraq in the first place and now have the gall to go on TV and blame the entire mess on Barack Obama. People who really should have crawled under a rock in shame and stayed there, Paul Wolfowitz, Lindsey Graham, and most notably, the wrongest of them all, John McCain, are making the rounds so much, "you'd have thought they won 'Dancing With the Stars,' " Stewart quips.
You have stated on your website and confirmed in an interview with the BBC that “We (presumably that’s you as prime minister and President Bush) didn’t cause the Iraq crisis.”
The gap between the rich and poor in Australia is growing and the most affluent are not paying enough tax, according to a survey by the Oxfam charity.
Relentlessly, contrary to what Annabel assured us, the merde-och press scribes were pressing on with informing us we're all caught in a Twilight Zone Australian vortex, unlike 'em bunkered in Kippax street.
from Antony Loewenstein
Tony Abbott has labelled himself a conservationist who believes humanity should “rest lightly on the planet”.
Joe: "I've called them fair, gentle, equitable, necessity, improvement, considerate, mellow, pleasant, docile and sympathetic...