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CURRENT AFFAIRS

 

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Economic Refugees

06 Nov 2015

While most of us consider where money will come from this Christmas, 12,000 refugees are counting down the days until Australia grants them their biggest Christmas wish, of an estimated $700 million. Read More

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The Marriage Debate

26 Oct 2015

Many Australians have strong opinions with regards to same sex marriage. Supporters of gay marriage are typically those who are in homosexual relationships or are family members and friends of same sex couples, who only wish to see their children, siblings and friends happy. Read More

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Manners Banned

22 Oct 2015

We have an ever changing society, as the years pass, new generations take the reins from the old. At the age I am now, I have seen many changes, some for the better, some not. Read More

Huxham For Hinkler (QLD)

30 Sep 2015

Join Pauline Hanson, and One Nation's Hinkler Candidate Damian Huxham, for an informative night where you will hear both Pauline and Damian speak about important issues and how they plan on helping the Hinkler and greater Queensland Communities. Read More

Turncoat Turnbull

14 Sep 2015

Malcolm Turnbull and Julie Bishop showed their hand today by asking our Prime Minister Tony Abbott, to step aside or call a party room ballot.
Malcolm Turnbull has struggled to get party room support in the past. Why, because they don’t like him and see him as a man far more suited to be on Labor’s benches than the Liberal Party. Read More

It's not just Bronwyn Bishop

03 Aug 2015

The Bronwyn Bishop saga over her spending $5,227.00 on a helicopter flight from Melbourne to Geelong to attend a Liberal Party fundraising function, brought about a warranted public outcry, and opened a can of worms for further investigation of her travel expenses. In doing so, this also produced evidence that she used parliamentary travel entitlements to attend weddings that she was not entitled to claim. She did apologise eventually; the opposition called for her head to roll and she has now stood down as Speaker of the Parliament.  Read More

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Aus Government Has Hands On Norfolk Island

01 Aug 2015

Last weekend I watched the Sunday Night programme about Norfolk Island. Norfolk Island is situated approximately 1600 km off the coast of NSW between New Zealand and Australia. The beauty of the island is in its tranquility, people, scenery and autonomy. I know because I holidayed there in December 2014. Read More

Increasing the GST - Australians Can't Afford It

20 Jul 2015

Joey Hockey, the federal treasurer, is advocating for the states to raise the GST. He is passing the buck to blame the states, if it is increased.  Read More

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