Mardi Gras – we were there from the start!

Did you know? The Australian Democrats were the first party in Australia to have a written policy requiring the decriminalisation of homosexual activity. Sounds odd now but former Democrats Senator …

Targets must come forward

Will Steffen, climate researcher at the ANU, says Labor’s targets of 45% reduction by 2030 and zero emissions by 2050 won’t contain global heating to 1.5 degrees above pre-industrial levels. …

Brexit & Australia

Australia should be looking to develop and strengthen trade with the UK now that ‘Brexit’ is really happening.   Our government should be encouraging businesses to establish or strengthen their links, realising …

Nanny needed

Photo: Mick Tsikas/AAP Once again, politicians are in the news, but not about the work of Parliament. Again, it’s about themselves. The Nth sequel in leadership assassinations was about the …