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Dissecting party policies: An essential guide

Dissecting party policies: An essential guide

April 15, 2019

Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced last week that the federal election will be held on 18 May 2019. Following the announcement, the ABC released a voting compass which takes users through a serie...

New live streaming laws rushed through Parliament

New live streaming laws rushed through Parliament

April 15, 2019

New laws have been passed by the Australian Parliament, after the Christchurch terror attack, to crack down on live streaming of violent material on social media platforms. The laws come in the wake...

Palm Sunday Walk for Justice for Refugees

Palm Sunday Walk for Justice for Refugees

April 15, 2019

The Sunday before the Easter Long weekend is known to Christians as Palm Sunday. In many Christian churches, it is observed to mark Jesus’s entry into Jerusalem. The celebrations revolve around palm...

It is on, Federal Election 2019

It is on, Federal Election 2019

April 11, 2019

Australians across the country will go to polls in 37 days. Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced the Federal Election will be held on 18 May 2019. With the race now on the PM claimed in a press conference,...

Oil and gas giants pocket $324b in tax credits – an explainer

Oil and gas giants pocket $324b in tax credits – an explainer

April 8, 2019

Major oil and gas companies have seen their tax credits rise to a total of $324b in 2017-18 – meaning many of these companies won’t have to pay tax for years to come.  These credits are a result of a p...

Funds for Stolen Generation classes

Funds for Stolen Generation classes

April 8, 2019

The Healing Foundation is accepting grant applications from schools nationwide to assist with teaching students about the Stolen Generation. Grants of up to $700 are available, and resource kits designed for Pre-Primary to Year 9 students are supplied. The organis...

Cyber-age reboot for Australia’s defamation laws

Cyber-age reboot for Australia’s defamation laws

April 8, 2019

Is it okay to say or publish terrible lies about people? No. It's called defamation and there are laws against it. But are our laws outdated and do they go too far or not far enough? Have they kept up...

Comment – Dear Tim: Time for your lesson.

Comment – Dear Tim: Time for your lesson.

April 8, 2019

Attention, Tim Blair. We read your toxic Daily Telegraph blog - that for some reason The West Australian saw fit to re-publish on March 18. We are writing now because you and a few other old denialists obviously missed the point of wha...

Independent media on the rise

Independent media on the rise

April 2, 2019

The ever-growing expansion of online activity is shaking up the way we consume news. The spread of journalism through social media can benefit news organisations, by driving traffic back to their websites,...

Electrifying car challenge sparks passions

Electrifying car challenge sparks passions

April 2, 2019

Start your batteries, the Electric Vehicle (eV) Challenge is upon us: where local and up-coming engineers are ready to put their powered vehicles to the test. First initiated by Murdoch University,...

COMMENT: Gun laws, is Australia doing enough?

March 29, 2019

Australia’s gun laws have once again been thrown into the limelight following the tragedy of the Christchurch terror attacks and Al Jazeera's undercover investigation into Pauline Hanson’s One Nation...

Earth Hour #Connect2Earth

Earth Hour #Connect2Earth

March 29, 2019

This Earth Hour on Saturday 30 March 2019 from 8.30PM to 9.30PM connect to Earth by switching off and joining the biggest global movement for the environment. Earth Hour first took place in Sydney on...

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