Politics

Culture change

The swirling controversy surrounding the Federal Government over its response to sexual assault allegations is unedifying in the extreme.It is clear the botched handling of…

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Political influence

Suspicions that an arm of the Chinese government attempted to assist a Melbourne businessman become elected to Parliament – presumably as an undercover agent –…


Smoke and mirrors

As the deadly bushfires on the east coast destroy hundreds of homes and thousands of hectares of bush and farmland, another inferno has ignited well…


Creeping racism

The mass murder of 50 innocent men, women and children at the hands of a radicalised gunman in two Christchurch mosques last Friday has shocked…


Refreshing change

The decision made by four first-term State Government backbenchers last week to oppose their party’s position and stand up for their communities is a refreshing…


Jobs creation

A shortcoming in Australia’s political system is that significant long-term projects are often ignored by political parties because the all important three-year electoral cycle takes…


Future of Mayo

The response to the Australian Electoral Commission’s recent public consultation into the redistribution of SA’s electoral boundaries has clearly demonstrated resolve among the public and…


Crisis deepens

Canberra’s citizenship crisis has caught up with the Hills electorate of Mayo over the past week, with the region now facing the possibility of a…


What a year!

As 2016 draws to a close it is an appropriate time to look back on the year that was and ponder what lies ahead. Sadly,…