The collapse of the car industry could have been avoided

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As news of the collapse of Australia’s automotive industry spread through the country, it comes as no surprise our nation’s politicians step forward playing the collective “blame game” and shedding their crocodile tears. On one hand, we have Joe ...
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More of the same Ruddy political game-playing

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With Julia Gillard creating a poor name for herself in national politics, with so many Australians likely to vote against Labor with her as leader, it is not surprising that the Labor Party decided to replace her. However, the decision to resurrect ...
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Ford closing its manufacturing plants, whilst the Liberal Party sheds crocodile tears

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Was anyone fooled by Tony Abbott’s award-winning performance following the news that Ford will close its car manufacturing plants in Australia? With a somber look, mustering all the compassion he could wring out, Abbott intoned that “this is a ...
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Labor and Liberal working together to win the election

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The decision of the Labor and Liberal parties to double the fees for candidates in the run-up to the federal election is an outrageous travesty of democracy. One report in the media says that “The changes means that a minor party will have to ...
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Clive Palmer’s new party: Another nail in the coffin for Liberal and Labor?

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The advent of billionaire mining baron Clive Palmer’s “Palmer United Party” should be a good thing for Australian politics. Not because of who Clive Palmer is, or what his party’s policies are (as their policies haven’t been released yet, they could ...
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Banana Republic tactics in Queensland reveal political corruption

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The Liberal National Party in Queensland has moved to block Katter’s Australia Party from achieving official party status, by changing the law governing political parties. Shane Knuth , a Member of Parliament with Bob Katter’s party, has described ...
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Are some federal politicians in parliament illegally?

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The Craig Thomson saga gets bigger all the time. It has now moved into the area of his New Zealand citizenship and whether he ever renounced it before taking his seat in Parliament. As most politicians would know, the High Court has ruled that it is ...
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The Labor Party’s hypocrisy on multiculturalism

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The Labor government’s ban on live cattle exports to Indonesia has brought economic issues over trade to the fore; however, one matter that has hardly been looked at is the cultural aspect of this issue. The Labor Party has had a long-held commitment ...
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