“Far from the picket lines of political demonstrations in the past, This felt like the opening salvo in a new model of merging political protest with ‘ethical’ corporate enterprise.”
Protesters at the People’s Climate March in Melbourne found themselves being sold superannuation. Organisers say the movement needs to embrace a corporate presence to effect real change.
Islamic State targets youth on social media. Putin may avoid his Brisbane reckoning.
“For Abbott, conversion to the cause of Indigenous constitutional recognition was long in coming. There is every reason to believe it came primarily because of Noel Pearson. ”
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Growing legal powers creating fear
Richard Ackland’s “Persona non data” and Mike Seccombe’s “The real threat of terror laws” (September 20-26) add further proof to the sad reality that …
The design market is turning to two distinct trends – mass customisation and limited edition collectibles.
New research has reopened debate about the origins of oxygen, the precursor to complex organisms.
From BMX bandit to dual world champion… Caroline Buchanan loves life on two wheels.
(London) Gatwick Airport. (Bonus points: Los Angeles International Airport; Jan Smuts, Johannesburg; Christchurch.)
Constitution Alteration (Establishment of Republic).
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
“Do I look like a terrorist? I’m wearing a Gucci hat.”
One of the men arrested in Australia’s largest counterterrorism raids demonstrates his innocence after being granted a good-behaviour bond.
“Very little, maybe no evidence.”
The slippery slope senator explains the basis of his support for a bill outlawing gender-selective abortion in Australia.
“The Australian people have long reached their own conclusions about Ms Gillard’s relationship with the truth – from the coup to the carbon tax.”
The two-time former prime minister responds to the launch of Julia Gillard’s memoirs.
“Well, I think when it comes to sharia law, you know, to me, it’s … it’s – obviously it involves terrorism.”
The former soldier explains her understanding of Muslim faith.
“Obviously I was wrong about that.”
The former prime minister reflects on her view that Rudd felt “relief” at being freed from the pressures of leadership.
“Clive couldn’t have said that about me – because I was standing at the ‘trough’ as well – and he said the same thing to me about Dio.”
The PUP senator responds to reports Clive Palmer said she was “not very bright” while talking to her colleague Dio Wang in the parliamentary staff cafe, known colloquially as The Trough.