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…

This is Why I Don’t Camp


People love to expound on the beauties of nature and wonder of living close to the land.  Well I have to admit ardent environmentalist that I am I am also the biggest anti-camper you may ever meet.  I would preach in churches, by the roadside (as long as it wasn’t too close to the bush),…

Oh We’re On A Roll Here


  Just received this update from some friends at Guardian news and let me tell you if I was mighty riled before I’ve shot straight past angry into the land of spluttering WTF.  So wait for it – dummm da dummmm Victoria’s anti-protest laws pass lower house by one vote These controversial new laws give…