October 2018

Commented on a story 15th Oct 2018 5:40 PM

GLOBAL resources giant Glencore will sack hundreds of Hail Creek mine workers in what it has dubbed a "restructure” of its operations.

Hundreds of Hail Creek mine jobs go

"So another overseas mining mob whose lobbyists work to get the Australian governments' approval-and..."

Commented on a story 12th Oct 2018 7:41 PM

OPPOSITION Leader Bill Shorten has softened Labor’s stance on coal exports and power stations, while urging people to stop “dumbing down” the energy debate.

Shorten admits coal hard reality

"Basically having two bob each way. Come out and say you will not allow Adani or any other Carmichael..."

Commented on a story 9th Oct 2018 5:54 PM

IT’S been hard to tell the major parties apart for some years now. For better or worse, Bill Shorten has just changed all that, writes Paul Williams.

Bill Shorten’s big risk might just pay off

"One only has to look at how both major parties - they are no different to each other - put as number..."

Commented on a story 9th Oct 2018 9:41 AM

GREEN activism has become big business, with not-for-profit environmental groups advertising professional activist jobs worth $9 million this year.

The unlikely ‘profession’ offering big bucks

"Exactly what we would expect to hear from Macfarlane and Canavan. Both sides of govt, lobbyists..."

September 2018

Commented on a story 26th Sep 2018 11:28 AM

CORY Bernardi’s push for a burqa ban in public, and for government to force its views on Australian Muslim women, is a stark contradiction to human rights.

Proposed 'burqa ban' an attack on religious freedoms

"At the expense of being told I have no right to say such things, I believe people coming to Australia..."

Commented on a story 26th Sep 2018 10:31 AM

THOUSANDS of Australians have answered a Queensland grandmother’s call to arms in protesting rising fuel prices.

Thousands to boycott petrol stations in national fuel strike

"With many vehicles recommended to use super fuel as opposed to ordinary unleaded fuel, this is where..."

Commented on a story 25th Sep 2018 2:53 PM

THOUSANDS of Australians have answered a Queensland grandmother’s call to arms in protesting rising fuel prices.

Thousands to boycott petrol stations in national fuel strike

"Yep boycotts can work but unless drivers stay at home, take public transport or walk the miles thus..."

Commented on a story 25th Sep 2018 1:29 PM

He visited Canberra to talk with pollies with mixed results.

CQ grazier with Adani concerns gets cold shoulder from LNP

"Supposedly coal from Australia will be mined by Adani with reason given it will lift the poor people in..."

Commented on a story 21st Sep 2018 7:38 PM

“We would like to thank everyone who has helped and cared for Hannah, including the police, emergency services and the hospital teams."

12-year-old shark attack victim identified, still critical

"Before the Premier and her minders come after this newspaper they had better change the name of the..."

Commented on a story 18th Sep 2018 10:28 AM

Letter: THE proposed abortion laws enable a woman to have an abortion up to 22 weeks

Abortion is cowardly and murder in the first degree: letter

"Will not stop with the taking of the lives of defenceless innocent unborn children. Then they will..."

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