Secrecy Around The Cause Of The MH17 Crash And Putin Meeting Poroshenko. What Is Going On?

The Netherlands, Australia and Ukraine signed a secrecy pact around the investigation of the downing of the Malaysian Airliner MH 17. It is unclear if Malaysia has signed the pact as well. With 194 Dutch victims the Dutch are the state who lost most of the victims and as a Dutch National I am at […]

Syrian Girl: On Reversed Crusades, Paid For By Obama and Secular Goverments In Syria.

Mimi is a young Syrian woman who lives in Australia. She is a political refugee. Her family was part of the ruling elite when the Assad family came to power and you would think she has every reason to hate Assad and his ruling elite but while she points out that there is obviously a […]

Qld may face Australia’s largest-ever class action

The Queensland government faces the threat of Australia’s largest-ever class action lawsuit, with new flood modelling released showing that thousands of homes and businesses were needlessly flooded during the 2011 crisis because of the “negligence” and “incompetence” of Wivenhoe Dam’s operators, according to The Australian. The flood modelling was done as part of a 12-month, […]

Australia’s Economy Is Beginning To Stall And Why It’s Only Going To Get Worse For The Foreseeable Future

  A young colleague of my husband is going on a trip around South America with his partner and expects to be able to find a job and safe up in Perth for what he hopes will be the next step. Here is why he might want to reconsider: Australia which like any other “developed” […]

Navy Sailors are Leaving for the Mines in OZ or How we are Programmed to Start Spending on the Military!

The people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders. That is easy. All you have to do is tell them they are being attacked and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger. It works the same way in any country. Herman Göring The last couple of […]

“We Are Hiring Mercenaries” Australia pays $200,000 bonuses to lure foreign soldiers

Is Australia becoming the go between to help the US and NATO to get mercenaries or will they deploy mercenaries against their own when the time comes? Australia is boosting its military ranks with foreign soldiers by offering cash bonuses of up to AU$200,000 (US$198,060) and fast-tracked citizenship. Veterans have hit out at hiring “mercenaries” […]

Australia’s political coup leaders and their big business connections

The leaders of the political coup that last month removed Labor Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and installed his former deputy, Julia Gillard, were not just “faceless numbers men”, as sections of the media have insisted. Nor can the role of Rudd’s dispatchers – including Bill Shorten, Mark Arbib, David Feeney, Paul Howes and Gary Gray […]

Silence, standing on the sideline watching crimes being commited. It is time to speak up.

Some things are not to be discussed in Australia according to John Pilger awarded journalist and one of my heroes. I put it to you that the same goes for New Zealand. I am a seventh generation Australian. My great-great grandfather landed not far from here, on November 8th, 1821. He wore leg irons, each […]

Australia declares disaster over oil spill

(CNN) — Australian authorities have declared several coastal areas near Brisbane disaster zones after a massive oil spill earlier this week, according to the Queensland government. Large stretches of Queensland’s coastline are being affected by the oil. “This is a very serious situation,” Queensland Premier Anna Bligh said, according to a news release on Friday. […]

Scores killed in Australia’s ‘worst fires’

(CNN) — At least 96 people have been killed in Australian wildfires that the country’s public broadcaster Sunday called the worst in the nation’s history. A policeman and forensics officer look over a house where five people died at Kinglake, north of Melbourne. 1 of 2 more photos » var CNN_ArticleChanger = new CNN_imageChanger(‘cnnImgChngr’,’/2009/WORLD/asiapcf/02/08/australia.wildfires/imgChng/p1-0.init.exclude.html’,1,1); //CNN.imageChanger.load(‘cnnImgChngr’,’imgChng/p1-0.exclude.html’); […]

Australia: Growing opposition to Labor’s Internet censorship

But we’re only doing this to protect your kids against big bad paedophiles! Yeah right. More than 2,000 opponents of the federal Labor government’s plans to censor the Internet rallied in cities across Australia on December 13—the second national protest in the past two months. The demonstrations, which were convened by the Digital Liberty Coalition […]

Rare insight of SAS operations in AfghanistanAustralian SAS Units Function as Death Squads in Afghanistan

The good new just keeps on coming. ——————————– By James Cogan December 11, 20008 “WSWS” — An Australian Defence Department (ADD) report published in October, and highlighted on November 26 by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s “Lateline” program, provides a rare account of the shameful operations being performed by the Australian military as part of the […]

Australian web filter to block 10,000 internet sites

AUSTRALIA’S mandatory net filter is being primed to block 10,000 websites as part of a blacklist of unspecified “unwanted content”. Some 1300 websites have already been identified by the Australian Communications and Media Authority. Communications Minister Senator Conroy revealed details of the Rudd Government’s proposed web filter as he called for expressions of interest from […]

Australian central bank interest rate cut reveals fears of global slowdown

In an extraordinary attempt to shore up the country’s banking system and stem the local share market crash, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) yesterday reduced official interest rates by a full percentage point—double the cut expected by the money markets. Financial commentators were stunned and initially elated by the move, the first time that […]

Scientists warn forest clearing more harmful than thought

SYDNEY (AFP) – Clearing natural forests in Australia would pose a greater danger to the global climate than previously thought because they hold three times as much carbon as estimated, a report released Tuesday said. The Australian National University report warns that all nations, not just those in the developing world, should prevent the clearing […]

Aust home-loan approvals shrink for fifth month

For those Kiwi’s that think it is going to be any better in Oz. Australian home-loan approvals fell more than expected in June as decade-high interest rates scared buyers out of the real estate market. The number of home loans, seasonally adjusted, dropped 3.7 percent in June from the previous month, according to the Australian […]

Australia accused of helping with notorious CIA rendition flights

Is Australia unwittingly helping the US Central Intelligence Agency with the notorious secret flights known as renditions?Australian politicians and defense officials are refusing to address claims that Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) servicemembers are unwittingly involved in CIA flights that transport terror suspects from Afghanistan to face possible torture, Australia’s Seven News reports. Read more