A senior Facebook executive has privately admitted Mark Zuckerberg “doesn’t care” about publishers and warned that if they did not work with the social media giant, 'I’ll be holding your hands with your dying business like in a ­hospice'
China threatens Australia with "consumer-led" trade boycotts through Australian journalists transported to China by Chinese People’s Institute of Foreign Affairs
UK Govt says the term “pregnant woman” should not be used in a UN treaty because it “excludes” transgender people
Portal set up at the University of Sydney where students can make complaints about one another committing sexual assault and/or harassment under anonymity. What could go wrong 😑
China has refused to issue visas to some Australian govt officials & business leaders who had planned to attend the Boao Forum next week.
China convinces UN Human Rights Council to support Xi Jinping’s core rights concept: that it should pursue “a community of shared future for human beings”.-sponsors of motion incl. Syria, Cambodia, Venezuela, Pakistan, Egypt, Myanmar, Burundi & Eritrea.
BREAKING: In furious statement Chinese embassy in Oz accuses Australian politicians and officials of undermining “mutual trust” #auspol
This world population animation shows Asia's growth stopping in a few decades
Germaine Greer on being uninvited the Brisbane Writer's Festival: “to be uninvited to what is possibly the dreariest literary festival in the world, with zero hospitality and no fun at all, is a great relief.” 😂
The Oz has it right: “We should not be rattled by China’s volley of invective. Defending the integrity of our democracy from foreign interference goes to our bedrock values. And respectful, constructive relations with China serve our national interests.”
Harrowing accounts of torture, rape & murder of South African farmers. Must read piece from Paul Toohey
Four arguments against suicide (for the suicidal):
Let's get this straight: encouraging inclusiveness & tolerance is a worthy & noble goal. The policing speech for ideological reasons is not.
Exclusive: ABC to close website accused of complying w the Chinese government's censorship regime as they review overseas broadcasting
Norwegian salmon (2010), Philippines bananas (2012), Korean department stores (2017), Australian wine (2018) - the PRC uses trade to punish those who disagree with its policies and behaviour. Comply or suffer, is the crude message.
Congratulations ! We'll miss having you in Washington, but will be excited to be able to come visit you in your new job!
China Daily ­has accused Turnbull of “pandering” to “anti-China bias” in justifying the new interference laws
Back pain treatment is useless, experts tell The Lancet
‘The big sugar companies act much like the tobacco industry did 40 years ago.’ #cdh
I strongly urge anyone concerned about the future of freedom in the world--not just in Australia--to read Silent Invasion: China's Influence in Australia. Europe, Canada, Japan and US must learn from this experience.
. has done some excellent reporting on the damage IS has done to Australian families | via
Australia sets up its Counter Foreign Interference enforcement team
Barclay again. 'Pasta is fine. Watch out for the cheese!' 🤦‍♂️ No mention of the COI. Funding by Barilla pasta et al!
Canadian PM Justin Trudeau infuriates world leaders, embarrasses host nation, after failing to show up to a crucial meeting to salvage the TPP #APEC2017
If you’re an ultra-right attention seeker then it’s “cheeky” to say a city should be nuked, according to the ⁦⁩ . If anyone else says it, you’re a terrorist and the paper will camp on your doorstep for months.
Astonishing. Mark Burgess, chief of the Australian Police Federation representing more than 60k police officers, has called on the Turnbull government to urgently legislate to outlaw investigators from accessing the #MyHealthRecord system without a warrant
UPDATE: The incident in Melbourne that sent several people to hospital is believed to be the work of a mentally ill drug addict.
New: Beijing has issued a fresh call for Canberra to sign up to the Belt and Road Initiative and suggested Australia team up with China to push back against Donald Trump’s “unfair” attacks over trade
This is quite significant in the overall debate about Chinese Communist Party influence in Australia: Confucius programs face axe
The AMA has requested the Government urgently seek advice from the Department of Health and the Private Health Insurance Ombudsman as to the legality of ’s actions
Australian University caves to activist pressure and cancels endocrinologist's speech. Dr is critical of "transing" children because of the dire medical implications. On campus a "victory rally" is being held. (Also Animal Farm published this day 1945).
The “We” and “We Australians” in this article are white. We Indigenous Australians have many more questions about your being here & been asking them since 1770, at least. BTW there have been non white settlers here since the First Fleet
“All night I have to fight with my nightmares”: Sydney mother says her five brothers are in “re-education” camps in Northwest China
Australian farmers would “hate” to see the new Trans-Pacific Partnership renegotiated to allow the US to enter, and say America’s absence benefits local agriculture
Labor to push for more gov & defence programs in the Pacific, saying Aus is in danger of taking our role for granted as China expands their presence
Me in the Oz today: "Echo chambers on campus give rise to extreme views, which is bad for scholarship and bad for those students who would like to leave university with a well-rounded education."
In essence, the world is slipping back into an ice age after a balmy 10,000 years
"Sam Dastyari has denied reports he passed on classified security information" - but this wasn't the claim at all.
Prof John Fitzgerald - "In light of ANU’s principled withdrawal from the Ramsay negotiations, all universities that host Confucius Institutes need to reconsider, and if necessary renegotiate, the terms of their agreements."
US acting ambo in Canberra warns of PLA ties at Australian universities, explored by and me in October:
The Australian, on how the Krauss-Dawkins tour of A&NZ is still on, despite the serious allegations faced by Krauss. need to break their silence -- and they knew Krauss's rep and the risks of media coverage when they booked him...
Is Coca Cola in the business of preventing obesity, or delivering a profit to shareholders? I discuss here. #rethinksugarydrinks #tippingthescales
Australian government to reinstate economic sanctions against Neil Prakash, weeks ahead of Turkish court ruling on whether he will tried locally or in Victoria | for
#DietitiansAssnAustralia defends sugar, via its Spokesman #DrAlanBarclay's Australian Paradox fraud (recently expanded into #AJCN) Co-author #ProfJBrandMiller & DAA helped sugar-industry's #BillShrapnel attack in 2012: #4corners #auspol
Beijing’s veiled threat to Shorten: “It would be a shame if Chinese government representatives had to tell the Chinese community in Australia that Labor did not support the relationship between Australia and China.”
claims multiculturalism in Australia will fail unless 50 per cent of the population believes in western culture
Sydney Uni urged to return Chau Chak Wing’s $15m donation after bribery claims
Media & police are now saying the men were “mentally ill drug addicts”... Who just happen to be Muslim too but they leave that little detail out. Aussies don’t believe a word of this sh*t and won’t stand for it anymore.
Never forget - it was the NSW Liberal Government that sold Liddell power station to AGL in 2014 - for $0.
#Map shows the Great Wall of #China. I had no idea that the wall was built over such a long period of time. Source:
Bloody hell. The pumps holding back the water in the Thai cave failed just minutes after the last diver came out. Water began rising immediately. The rescue op could never have waited.
The best general #career advice I can come up with is to get educated. #Education pays off. The higher your degree the more money you earn. Over the course of a career this easily adds up to seven digits! Source:
A call to arms from Kerry O'Brien: fight for the ABC. In the Australian of all places
MH17 evidence points to ‘rogue state’ Russia, Tony Abbott says
Renewables-led mining boom: “... as society chooses more ­renewables, it’s ­actually going to need more, not less, resources ... more steel [ie coal], more copper, more lithium & cobalt, ... & more nickel.” Andrew McKenzie, CEO BHP Billiton #auspol
Sheik Tawhidi is calling on the National Imams Council to appoint a female mufti to give Muslim women a voice
time warp! clearly stopped reading a decade ago. • wind is now $52/MWh • solar now under $75 • new coal well above $100 (all costs unsubsidised, except cost for coal assumes it can pollute for free.)
BREAKING: Kazuo Ishiguro wins 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature.
3,800MW of coal capacity out of action in NSW and the runs with this. 🤦‍♂️
Having taken away freedom this week, it is hard to believe that either side of politics will be serious about bringing it back. The same-sex marriage lobby are opposed to free speech on marriage, in case anyone missed that.
Beijing pulls out of #humanrights talks Australia's 3½ year struggle to restore talks unsuccessful
Canada looks to Aus on China
The right-wing advocacy for coal isn't about policy, it's an obsession. New coal doesn't stack up, it's bad economics and bad for the environment.
Chart shows median income growth by single year of age and gender in #Australia between 2011 and 2016. Female wages grew faster narrowing the income gap. Only exception are the high income years in the 50s were male wages grew faster. Source:
why are you so _desperate_ to keep #liddell open & ? liddell: • has exceeded 90% capacity for only 0.15% of this entire decade • achieved just 49% capacity factor in FY2017 it's a clapped out dog! #auspol
"Pursuing truth with a reckless disregard for how much it may upset people with erroneous views." Talking The Square and the Tower with
Australia announces biggest spy review in 40 years
Excl: NSW Labor MP quietly severs formal ties with billionaire donor at the centre of the Dastyari controversy #auspol
Exclusive: Labor pledges not to junk Bishop’s foreign policy white paper #auspol
The Australian ambassador to China, Jan Adams, was summoned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for a dressing down over foreign interference laws.
Brits to sail warship - similar to the one they are trying to sell Australia - through the South China Sea
New state department-funded study provides new estimates of Beijing’s diplomacy & financial aid to the Asia Pacific, also finds Australia was the target of the most high level visits
“If the letter played a part, and was linked to agents of the Chinese government — entirely plausible — this marks a shocking, blatant attempt at gross interference in Australia’s internal affairs, and at the very least an investigation ... is warranted.”
She’s the blogger of choice for intellectuals pushing back against the progressives. But isn’t about to sell out to a political conservative
Kevin Rudd has accused the Turnbull government of failing to ­develop a policy to deal with China, while conceding the extent of espionage and influence in Australia needs to be investigated
PM Turnbull gave a speech today at UNSW (which hosts the Torch project) talking up collaboration between Chinese & Aust researchers after defence dept laid out plans to tighten restrictions on such activities (). The speech is here:
The Australian - Australian terrorist Neil Prakash has freedom revoked hours after order to release him
Climate change is simultaneously a UN conspiracy, not happening, happening too fast to do anything, and also good.
"Vietnam is very keen to see the reformation of the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue". Quoted in next to on #Australia-Vietnam strategic partnership:
Donald Trump declares he would ‘love’ Australia’s Navy to conduct joint freedom of navigation exercises alongside the US Navy through disputed regions of the South China Sea, a move which would anger Beijing
I repeat: there is no future for conservative politics if voters under 40 have no assets to conserve - renter jurisdictions are socialist ones. The Coalition, its weakness on housing supply & its subservience to donors...sow, reap etc
John Fitzgerald - “In light of ANU’s principled withdrawal from the Ramsay negotiations, all universities that host Confucius Institutes need to reconsider, and if necessary renegotiate, the terms of their agreements” h/t
Congrats Michelle Simmons Australian of the Year - a brilliant brilliant scientific leader & great choice
Run a country and juggle the responsibilities that come with a new baby? Good luck with that, Jacinda Ardern, writes Angela Shanahan. Even NZ needs a full-time prime minister.
As foreshadowed, intel committee has come to bipartisan general deal on amendments to the espionage bill (not the transparency scheme bill) and sources say the report is due out on Thursday
As foreshadowed, intel committee has come to bipartisan general deal on amendments to the espionage bill (not the transparency scheme bill) and sources say the report is due out on Thursday
Religion is often silly. That’s why people - including Boris Johnson - make jokes about it. Me in on how to send up religion & why it’s important to do so. RTYI
ICYMI - Interesting detail on Aus' failed attempts to restart the annual human rights dialogue w/ China.
#BREAKING A protester has managed to invade the stage during alt-right commentator Lauren Southern's Melbourne address as hundreds clash with police outside
Daniel Ortega, whose tyrannical regime so many do-gooders rallied around during the Cold War, has murdered 280 protesters now he has had a second go at power, blaming them for their own deaths since they're agents of Satan, the Catholic Church, and America
Don’t think the Presidents antics have impact? Australia - a country that has fought alongside the US in every major conflict in the last century - is genuinely debating alternative security frameworks. #strongertogether
“I’ll be holding your hands with your dying business like in a ­hospice”
Lawyers for NSW AG seek to extend prison sentence under NSW Terrorism High Risk Offenders Bill for man who “is suspected of converting to IS ideology while in prison for drug and theft offences.”
Turnbull Govt continues with head in sand approach to diet-related disease woes. Industry self-regulation clearly not working. gives cereals that are 25% sugar 4⭐️ In the UK, #sugartax driving reformulation.
Exclusive: key intel role for former Abbott staffer and China ‘hawk’
Confucius programs face axe
Beijing influence affects integrity
Russian KGB station chief in Canberra at the height of the Cold War confirms there was a mole in ASIO.
Arthur Kroeber : We are not headed for a "Chinese century"
They add sugar to everything these days!! Nothing sacred any more.
Lives lost from lack of psych beds
The Australian's story on the alleged sexual misconduct by Lawrence Krauss, including an interview with me on warning colleagues. Unclear if Krauss' upcoming Australian events are or aren't going ahead.
Much respect to for continued discussion about sex differences, without ideology
Chinese media slams Australia for undue concern over foreign influence in universities: | They'll game your system
My two cents worth in The Oz Island leaders tailor projects
It’s a good thing we’ve had a lot of public debate before deciding to develop a gene drive cat.... oh wait...’”Andrew Clifford pledges $1m towards feral cat eradication”
My review of Tim Causer's masterly work on first-hand account of Mary Bryan & Co's convict escape: Colony’s greatest escape
Australian officials ignorant on China’s economic policy: report
Massive in increase in people accessing their superannuation early to pay for weight loss surgery but govt says there is no need to act on sugar tax
Article from me in today's Inquirer which takes a look at the data on sexual & violent offending & its lack of fit with the feminist narrative of a "rape culture". I also argue that assigning collective guilt for crimes is regressive & unjust
Andrew Forrest slams Australian 'paranoia' about China.
Australia must not be duped into softening its stance on #Iran | and write in :
Almost two-thirds of university-educated Millennials are in favour of socialism
Creator and director of Future Generation, Geoff Wilson, was today awarded an Order of Australia for his services to the business and finance sector and the community as a supporter of charitable foundations. Congratulations Geoff!
Fascinating, from retired Oz army chief: “We should be confident that democracy is the best system and that as countries such as China develop, rather than socialism with Chinese characteristics they will settle on democracy with Chinese characteristics.”
New Caledonia ‘could fall into Chinese hands’ if it votes for independence: New Caledonia MP Philippe Gomes
It seems is yet to address the allegations regarding Lawrence Krauss. As a scientist and communicator I believe it is inappropriate to host events centred on someone facing significant allegations of poor behaviour in a professional context
For the first time Australian universities have adopted a blanket policy saying that sexual and romantic relationships between an academic supervisor and their research student are not appropriate
Nice short interview with the eminent in
Australia creates Southeast Asia Counter-Terrorism Financing Working Group to share info re #CFT
Today is a good day 2 remind every1 that Trump Tower was built by Genovese & Gambino crime families & housed a wave of Russian mafia capos, who swept thru NYC in '80s-'90s, assassinated Castellano, & rolled La Cosa Nostra up - taking Trump Org along w/it.
Donald Trump’s plan to build and operate Sydney’s first casino was killed off in 1987 by the NSW government on the back of a high-level police report that warned against the now-US President’s bid because of his “mafia ­connections".
Here ⁦⁩ does not deny that CSIRO scientists will now need to apply to the miners & bankers in the ⁦⁩ to access public money for the Great Barrier Reef #reefgate The story from ⁦
Boats ‘danger phase’ warning Dutton now makes it clear: choose cruelty rather than compassion. He is debasing our country: YOUR country. Question: are we cruel or compassionate? We should REJECT Dutton's answer.
Walter Mikac, who lost his wife and two daughters in the Port Arthur massacre, says Tasmanian Liberal push to relax guns laws is “total betrayal”. Fears it will undermine National Firearms Agreement struck by John Howard after the 1996 tragedy.
Just leaving this here. Wesfarmers is cutting its ties to the Great Barrier Reef Foundation. #reefgate
Michaelia Cash’s former adviser, David De Garis, now working for Australian Hotels Association. In August, Turnbull and Cash struck deal with AHA to take on 10k interns. AHA members to get up to $10m in taxpayer funds & interns to get $4 an hour plus dole.
Instead of introducing meaningful penalties to stop rampant wage theft, the Coalition is looking at offering a free-for-all where employers can steal wages with no fear of consequences and fire any person at any time for no reason. #ChangeTheRules #auspol
Will Hodgman’s secret promise to the gun lobby to water down John Howard’s gun laws is utterly disgraceful, morally repugnant and shows weak compromised leadership - and in Tasmania of all places, where they should know better #tasvotes #auspol
Andrew Laming's private version of the cashless welfare card doesn't appear to have a credit limit
The #Newspoll showing majority of Australians supporting #IndigenousVoice is a very positive development. I sincerely hope this give PM boost he needs to re-join Labor at discussion table on Voice to make it a reality.
What’s more credible ? A Four Corners story researched, reported and fact checked over a couple of months ? Or a babbling rant in The Australian from that crank Maurie Newman and his equally crackpot cronies?
Labor could axe $247 million school chaplaincy program, with Senator Doug Cameron calling for a “secular Australia”
Average cost of Australian political staffers rises 32% over two years to $220k, 7 times wage growth. A 21-year old “innovation adviser” earns $130,000 a year. Welcome to #auspol
The PM 🎩had the gall to lecture me about our Indigenous MP’s, yet he excluded Senator Dodson from consultations in Broome on ‘refresh’ of Close the Gap in his own Country! #2018 #PUSH4UluruStatement
Vodafone cuts 100 jobs from its Hobart call centre despite receiving a $4m federal grant, an $850,000 state grant and a payroll tax holiday to expand the same workforce.
Your man's being endorsed by the KKK but there's no problem here. Just smears.
Just in case you can’t read it, this is Judith Sloan... Yep, you read that right - Judith Sloan - advocating a massive tax-payer funded, government intervention in the market
Victoria passes Australia’s first Treaty legislation
Tomorrow #Australia will reach 25 million residents. Australia is a migrant nation with a successful #history of integrating a multitude of nationalities. Now growing at a fast rate. Infrastructure and water issues will need careful handling. Source:
Flinders St attack NOT terror related but ice addict with history of mental illness reports
"ASIO has identified about 10 ­political candidates at state and local government elections whom it believes have close ties to Chinese intelligence services"
My 9yr old boy loves cricket and reveres Steve Smith and the Australian team. How am I going to tell him they are despicable cheats ?
New Zealand has bypassed Australia to directly petition Nauru to relocate refugees from Australian detention centres amid calls for children of asylum-seekers to be taken off the island.
Africans migrants with a tomahawk allegedly chase former police assistant commissioner. Just another day in #Auspol
#BREAKING Thai authorities confirm cave 'rescue operation' is now underway
Mathias Cormann has just confirmed this report from The Oz that Vikki Campion was still being paid her salary two months after losing her job. After Dec 20 reshuffle, the grace period for terminated staff was extended from two weeks to eight weeks.
"i was worried my Polish cleaner would be racist about it" 😀 this article gets so good so fast
Location: Australia Citizens are: Australian Event type: Multicultural Person Denied Entry (after being invited): Prominent Jewish Leader Reason: Because he’s Jewish Who blocked his entry?: Muslim MP Islamic Supremacy, anti-semitism and discrimination.
Yep, we'll stand up to Adani until the crazy idea for world's largest coal mine is in the dustbin. #StopAdani
Morrison's pot, kettle, black moment. Or was he in a glass house throwing stones? My look back at his 2007 pre-selection "win" & the hypocrisy of him now defending the local result at Liberal pre-selections: #auspol
RT : Labor could axe $247 million school chaplaincy program, with Senator Doug Cameron calling for a “secular Australia” #auspol
Just so I have this right: Qantas is unhappy with a rugby player's anti-gay comments, but partners with Emirates, an airline wholly owned by a country where homosexuality is illegal. OK, got it. Qantas’ threat at Folau gay slur
I think we can pretty much say goodbye to independent news values at the ABC
The headline kind of says it all. Barnaby Joyce lives rent-free in Armidale pad owned by influential businessman and political player. My yarn today.
Medicare faces $330m for child abuse counselling. Damage from institutional abuse is still being counted.
So let me get this straight. The plan is to make people pay tax twice & then give their double taxed money back to them as welfare. Sounds like a socialist’s utopia.
you're shitting me! the manages to turn today's tesla battery launch into a negative story.
Tracey Spicer has gathered 485 complaints about 65 media figures, has teamed with Fairfax to publish Floodgates about to bust open, guys
"A new guide for Australian judges debunks a widespread view that mothers “frequently fabricate” ­allegations of violence during custody disputes and warns they are more likely to fail to report abuse for fear of having their ­motives questioned".
Nobel prize for Peace goes to Aus initiated group but PM has no time to congratulate?
ANU has never accepted gifts with such restrictions as demanded by Ramsay, and under our watch as Chancellor and Vice Chancellor we never will: Professors Evans and Schmidt.
Free speech warriors don't want a debate about Australia Day: #auspol
Love to know how many media men are shivering and calling their lawyers right now. Power to your arm Sexual misconduct file imminent
Don't be afraid to laugh at & mock the stupidity of the left. Milo proves his point beautifully, standing up to & making fun of the bullies works. Tell me again, where is the Project, Waleed, Karl, Clementine & the rest? Too afraid to face him.
What I saw and how it changed me
A corporate executive has resigned after being outed as a serial public defecator by vigilant neighbours who photographed him in the act #ausbiz #poojogger $AOG
#BREAKING: Malcolm Turnbull has dumped plans to legislate the Paris emissions reduction target in a dramatic capitulation to rebel MPs #auspol
The people of #tasmania now entitled to ask what other secret policies are being promised to other interest groups #tasvotes
Critically unwell children on Nauru are at risk of dying. That won’t let them come to Australia for treatment is horrific in its own right - that he won’t even let New Zealand take them is monstrous #KidsOffNauru
BREAKING | Melbourne incident NOT believed to be terror - ice-addicted man with mental health issues believed to be the driver. He has NO links to extremism. Second man arrested not linked to the driver.
The cyber war with China is very real for Australia. Latest report🇦🇺 @20committee
END MASS MIGRATION leader is pushing for a plebiscite to be held in tandem with the next federal election so Australians can have their say on whether migration levels should be scaled back.
Greens leader will today call for a radical replacement of the welfare system with universal basic income, where all Australian citizens would receive a regular, non-means-tested wage from the government, with no obligation to work #auspol
UK government objects to the term 'pregnant woman' being used in a UN treaty as it 'excludes transgender people'
Distance between the richest and poorest suburbs in Australia's capital cities. Sydney 27km Melbourne 21km Perth 18km Brisbane 18km Hobart 17km Canberra 16km Darwin 15km Adelaide 12km Full article in newspaper today (page 16) or online:
1000 big names and institutions back Fiona Stanley's statement urging PM to reverse decision on indigenous voice
Peter van Onselen explains why it’s not wrong to say national socialism is a branch of socialism
The stitch up. Former detective Denis Ryan recognised for investigating clergy child sex abuse.
Does anyone care about the violence and sexual abuse against Aboriginal children? Where was Territory Families despite multiple notifications?? #auspol
PARIS DISAGREEMENT Aussies are awake to the damaging United Nations Paris Climate Agreement & back call to exit this terrible agreement immediately Australians want lower electricity prices not lower standards of living! LINK:
President Trump “appears to be a significant factor in Australians’ declining trust in the United States”, according to new poll
huge news: 1. tesla megabattery exceeds expectations 2. reports honestly.
#ISIS jihadi holed up in #Raqqa is a Porsche-driving British Barrister. #IslamicState
Thermal coal prices jump by 33% in 2017 Don’t be fooled by fake coal narrative - demand is strong.
Tony Abbott urges a cut in immigration intake
Barnaby Joyce, son of millionaires and schooled at one of Sydney's most exclusive boarding colleges, is working on a book for MUP about the forgotten people.
Far from lacking leadership as his detractors claim, the PM is showing leadership by opposing discrimination and standing up to reactionary conservatives who won't accept the people's verdict: #auspol #62percent
The perversely chilled response to terrorism is not an act of defiance. Rather, it speaks to a reluctance in the West to engage in robust debate about terror, religion, immigration and values, writes 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽
Chris Corrigan readily sacked 1400 union workers but doesn't dare disband this country's stale and backwards boardrooms. #auspol
How do you silence debate on statins? Say it's a cult, it's pseudoscience, it's killing 1000's of people.
Good piece today by Ruth Ostrow today about toxic people and the ones to avoid
In - reveals that CSIRO officials are concerned about the ‘layers and layers’ of bureaucracy the Turnbull govt’s decision to give $444m to the will create
Tens of thousands of Muslims braved freezing conditions to show solidarity with their fellow Australians who are affected by drought
The Federal Government's decision to sign off on the My Health Record system without a proper information cam­paign reflects it has lost interest in the privacy of Australians, writes #Insiders panellist #InsidersReading #auspol
James Paterson’s same-sex marriage bill is a kick in the teeth for gay Australians, writes
Beautifully written, tragic human story of Labor’s years of border insecurity by Paige Taylor
Sad news, the last surviving Fuzzy Wuzzy Angel has died.
Exclusive: Beijing summons Australian Ambassador amid diplomatic row
Great article Greg Sheridan. The anti-Israel bias, using tax payers money, is a disgrace.
Turnbull says child sex abuse survivors who did jail time will be denied compensation under the redress scheme. He acknowledges their crimes may stem from their trauma
Data compiled "found that students who had studied the easier NSW “mathematics general” course at school instead of more difficult maths courses were twice as likely to fail first year biology & first year chemistry”
Magabala Books’ new release about our Indigenous men & women who served in the forces
My comment on NDIS funding: this is the worst budget in six years for the scheme as silence echoes. It will be funded, but they won't say how and enthusiasm is waning.
Greens MP has told the PM he and are “not welcome in Melbourne”, accusing him of trying to “use race to win votes.” #auspol
How can the public feel safe if authorities and politicians won’t confront the very real enemy of Islamist extremism terrorism, writes
snowy hydro boss tell senators there's no future for new coal in australia. the #Monash5 look more ridiculous by the day. good piece by in the .
How would Beijing react if Australia dared suggest it would stir internal dissent in China? Yet a Chinese Government minister and an Ambassador hinted Chinese Australians might be encouraged to turn on Labor if it stood against an extradition treaty.
EXCLUSIVE: Walter Mikac, who lost his wife and daughters in the Port Arthur massacre, says he's ‘flabbergasted’ by Tasmania’s push to relax guns laws
‘A lot more to come on Dastyari’
The £20bln UK deal is like the new blue passports BS again: 1. We have done the deal despite still being in the EU.Nothing to do with Brexit. 2. It's BAE Australia - all the jobs and materials will be in Australia not a penny will come to the UK.
Harvey Weinstein’s dirty secret was safe with the media for far too long, writes
This is big. Rio links coal exit to climate
Loopholes in our work laws have allowed bosses to call workers “casuals” even when they’ve have been in ongoing employment for years. This needs to change. We will fight for the right of casuals to convert to permanent positions. #ChangeTheRules #auspol
The Australian Human Rights Commission is pitiful organisation, writes Judith Sloan
I think the new CMO at L'Oreal is a rock star. He is one of the few senior marketers brave enough and smart enough to call out marketers on their obsession with tactics, digital and communication.