"THE Federal Government will withhold more than $2100 in tax benefits for families who refuse to vaccinate their children.
The move is a drive by the Gillard Government to boost vaccination rates, with one in 10 Australian children not immunised.
It comes as part of a major shake-up of the...
September 9, 2011
A stretch of rural Victoria in Street View is scarred with penis graffiti
Pranksters have been playing tricks on Google's Street View cameras ever since the mapping tool was first launched in 2007, but miscreants in Victoria have delivered a low blow.
Street View images of...
Screaming match confronts Gillard
A FIERY slanging match between shoppers outside a Brisbane supermarket has overrun Prime Minister Julia Gillard's campaign to sell her government's carbon tax.
"It's running our small businesses down the drain mate," he said. "Think about it."
'Australia unveiled plans to hit its worst polluters with a carbon tax in the nation's most sweeping economic reform in decades, smoothing the way for the largest emissions-trade scheme outside Europe with tax cuts for voters and sweeteners for industry.
Prime Minister Julia Gillard said...
Australia unveiled plans to hit its worst polluters with a carbon tax in the nation's most sweeping economic reform in decades, smoothing the way for the largest emissions-trade scheme outside Europe with tax cuts for voters and sweeteners for industry.
Prime Minister Julia Gillard said today...
The City of Sydney has voted to replace the words “European arrival” in the official record with “invasion”. The deputy lord mayor, Marcelle Hoff, says it is intellectually dishonest to use any other word in describing how Aboriginal Australia was dispossessed by the British. “We were...
finance / economics
I stumbled onto this short intriguing article after listening to certain whistleblowers speak about secret government sections which have a technology to take your brainwaves and set your thoughts on a computer screen with out you realizing. It appears this version has to be strapped for the...
ABC 7.30 Program
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LEIGH SALES: Julian Assange: given your circumstances, is Wikileaks currently operational?
JULIAN ASSANGE: we have increased our publishing since late last...
-- Australia's government is considering spending cuts and a special tax to help offset the massive economic impact of recent widespread flooding, the country's prime minister said.
"There will certainly be...
-- While floodwaters in Australia have begun to recede in some areas, the worst could still be on the way for at least one city, the country's prime minister said Saturday.
"Today I've been in St. George, and they are still bracing for the peak of the flood," Julia Gillard told Australia's Nine...
MELBOURNE (AFP) – Three men were found guilty Thursday of plotting to attack a Sydney army base with high-powered weapons and kill as many people as possible to further their vision of Islam.
The Supreme Court in Melbourne heard that the men, who have been linked with Islamic extremists in...
CANBERRA – Until Eoin Blackwell arrived at his Sydney home from a Christmas party, he had no idea his bank account had been emptied from half-a-world away.
Blackwell's personal details were stolen by a Romanian card-skimming gang and sold to criminals in Italy. While he relaxed with friends in...
NASA says it has something to share, Alien believers get very, very excited!
TRUE believers are in a spin after a tantalising press release from NASA that says it has news to share about the search for alien life. The space agency this week announced a media conference to "discuss an...
Watts Up With That?
Tuesday, Dec 8th, 2009
People keep saying “Yes, the Climategate scientists behaved badly. But that doesn’t mean the data is bad. That doesn’t mean the earth is not warming.”
Darwin Airport – by Dominic Perrin via Panaramio*
Let me start with the second...
centers disease control
national climatic data center
september 11 2001
Democracy rules: from Internet censorship to secret Government banned websites hitlists
TECH TATTLE by Ahmed ElAmin
Democratic governments across the world have tussled with how to manage the Internet, while maintaining the access to information and freedom of expression we are used to...
finance / economics
new world order
september 11 2001