So Good News Bad News Situation


The good news is that the Western Australian Senate elections were a win for the The Australian Greens and a step in the right direction of building a political power base strong and diverse enough to challenge the major parties  at both a state and federal level. Christine Milne said that the campaign to keep…

What The Frack


Okay I know I said weekends were for the funny but since I’ve already fallen off the wagon in that regard I feel just fine about launching into my new rant.  So two issues Fracking and new legislation aimed at hobbling protest against the government. Let’s start with number two shall we (both literally and…

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…

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…