John Howard’s biggest lie to the Australian people. Why we should be cautious in how we respond to recent events in Syria.

During John Howard’s speech to parliament on 4th February, 2003, “Weapons of Mass destruction”, was referenced 16 times and a driving factor for Australia’s motivation for going to war was as quoted by Prime Minister Howard:

“The ultimate nightmare for us all must be that weapons of mass destruction fall into the hands of terrorists.” [1] Continue reading “John Howard’s biggest lie to the Australian people. Why we should be cautious in how we respond to recent events in Syria.”

Why participating in the same sex plebiscite is important regardless of your position on the issue.

Despite the fact that a plebiscite is a nonbinding vote under our constitution, in our opinion, it is none the less important that as many people participate and cast their vote.

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Is the LNP softening its stance on Renwables and North Korea? Turnball concedes that battery storage is viable and working towards a resolution to North Korea without conflict.

Yesterday Prime Minister Turnball and Energy Minister Frydenburg held a press conference that was primarily focused on the future of the Australian energy market.
 
The Prime Minister however also touched on his conversation with President Trump in relation to the threat and actions of North Korea in a series of questions that were directed towards him by the media.

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Fear mongering and lies that fuel Australian military actions. Why we should be careful how we respond to the threat of North Korea.

Since the conclusion of  World War 2, Australia has been a staunch supporter and ally of the Unites States of America, supporting them in many military actions over the last 70 years.

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The Joint Strike Fighter Program – has Australia made a $17 billion defense mistake?

There is no question that Australia needs defence capabilities – in a world where “geopolitical risks such as interstate conflict or terrorist attacks are at the forefront”[1] of every news bulletin or web feed of late, as a country we need to have the capability to protect ourselves should the need arise. But at what cost?

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5 Common Renewable Energy Myths Busted.

The rise of renewable uptake around the world has seen with it a violent kickback from detractors and opponents to the revolution towards a cleaner future.

The major opposition is coming from the fossil fuel industry that refuses to innovate their businesses and as a result, are set to lose trillions of dollars in a desperate last stand to save their corporate empires.

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How much public support does renewable energy really have in Australia?

Renewable energy is a key talking point when discussing political policy all over the world.

The debate in Australia framed by main stream media would suggest that support or opposition is split somewhere in the middle.

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A Renewable Energy target of 50% by 2030 will add “NET” jobs to Australia.

According to a report conducted by Ernst & Young, an international leading firm in financial services, investment in renewable energy will yield a net gain in jobs for Australia.

Not only are Renewable projects in the best interest of the environment, they are also good for jobs growth.

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