An important note on Superannuation Fund Divestment from Mandatory Detention


Originally posted on xBorder:
Ever since private superannuation became compulsory in Australia, superannuation funds—and superannuation fund managers—have created an immense pool of investment dollars. Running in the trillions of dollars, these are both significant elements in the economy and, at the same time, they are also the retirement funds of thousands of workers. This is…

The Fight Is On


      It’s on ladies and gentlemen we’re taking the fight for the reef to court .  The fight to prevent the dredging and dumping of waste into the Great Barrier Reef has gone legal. Overwhelming support both vocal and financial has meant that we can challenge the government over its decision.  Already Lend Lease one…

Asylum Seekers & Australia


By now you may or may not have heard about the tragic turn of events on Manus Island that left one person dead and 77 injured. We don’t yet know if this new tragic low marks a turning point, if it’s part of Australia’s new status quo, or if it will finally be enough to…

This Is Not Good


Here in Australia our Federal Government has lost it’s freakin mind – they are: considering dumping sludge in the Great Barrier Reef (cause it’s really big and we won’t really miss the bit they’re planning to use – honest that’s what the Federal Minister Greg Hunt said  – told you this government had waved bye…