Can Tony Abbott be trusted?

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Many Australians were, quite rightly, unhappy with Julia Gillard when she promised, before she won the 2010 election, that her Labor government would definitely not introduce a Carbon Tax, but then turned around and broke her promise once she got ...
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Hillary Clinton criticises Australia’s dependence on China; gives us the rap across the knuckles we deserve

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[From our foreign affairs section] It has taken the former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to do what many Australian policy makers, think tanks, and media commentators have so far failed to do - criticise Australia’s growing reliance on, ...
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Government resettlement policy of returning home asylum seekers should be expanded

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It has been revealed that the federal government has been willing to increase its offer of payments and support to asylum seekers residing in Australia on bridging visas, so that they can voluntarily be returned and safely resettled in their ...
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Bendigo Council shows contempt for democracy, approves controversial mosque

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The Greater Bendigo City Council recently voted 7-2 in favour of a controversial proposal to build a $3 million mosque in the east of the city. An artist’s impression clearly shows the mosque will be a substantial building. The mosque will be funded ...
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The Australian Defence Force Academy & sexual abuse

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From the website of Bernard Gaynor. Republished with the permission of the author. 4 Corners ran a compelling and difficult to watch episode on Monday about sexual abuse in the ADF. It highlighted allegations that some middle to senior ...
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Women in combat roles? What do the politicians want, 50% females in the armed forces?

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Are they mad? Political Correctness is now even running rampant in our defence forces. A recent report in the News Ltd. papers stated that of the 3,100 women currently serving in various roles in the Australian Army, only 2 had taken up the highly ...
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Anzac Day. Lest we forget.

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On Anzac Day, we commemorate the lives of our military personnel and all the sacrifices they made on our behalf whilst serving in times of conflict. The men and women of our nation who laid down their lives in the line of duty should never be ...
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“End of the Road” for our car industry — a must watch!

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Contributed article Four Corners, on ABC TV, have produced a show about Australia’s car manufacturing industry, called “End of the Road”. It aired on Monday the 14th of April 2014, but it will be repeated on Saturday the 19th of April, and it is ...
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APP vote recommendations for the WA Senate re-election, 5th April 2014

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The APP recommends a vote for any of the following: Rise Up Australia (Group Z), Katter's Australian Party (Group AC), or the Australian Voice Party (Group K). Or you may also wish to vote for the Smokers Rights Party, Australian Christians, ...
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Vested interests: Chinese investment making housing less affordable for Aussies

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A couple of recent articles in the Fairfax press have revealed the extent of Chinese investment into Australia’s residential property market. According to Fairfax, “Close to one fifth of new properties in Sydney are being bought by wealthy Chinese ...
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