Don Dale abuses: Nigel Scullion went to dinner – @Qldaah #ntpol #auspol






Federal Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion’s office was given advanced warning of the airing of the ABC Four Corners program, Australia’s Shame. However, the minister kept his dinner date. The shocking footage of teenagers being bound, tear gassed and thrown across prison cells in the Northern Territory’s Don Dale youth detention centre has appalled the nation. Despite […]






Divorced from reality: @burgewords comments on the Coalition’s #MarriageEquality problem






The Coalition will just have to take care of itself, because the political wedge has finally hit its target. AFTER the Coalition’s narrow win, the plebiscite on Marriage Equality should be getting ready to kick off, yet the same election promise has been blamed for the major swing against Malcolm Turnbull. And the paradox has […]






Burnt bridges: A reflection on the demise of Sophie Mirabella by @adropex






    The result in the seat of Indi is final. Only in the last few weeks, as her 2016 campaign collapsed, has the topic of Sophie Mirabella not rekindled in me the upset and anxiety of the last decade. Rather the emotion was one of grudging compassion. With hindsight, the similarity in the unrelenting […]






Part 13 of NoFibs Australian election coverage 2016: @Qldaah #ausvotes #auspol #qldpol






The final act in the Australian election campaign for 2016.






Part 12 of NoFibs Australian election coverage 2016: @Qldaah #ausvotes #auspol #qldpol






The final act in the Australian election campaign for 2016.






Part 11 of NoFibs Australian election coverage 2016: @Qldaah #ausvotes #auspol #qldpol






Ongoing coverage of the Australian election campaign for 2016.






Part 10 of NoFibs Australian election coverage 2016: @Qldaah #ausvotes #auspol #qldpol






Ongoing coverage of the Australian election campaign for 2016.






Part 9 of NoFibs Australian election coverage 2016: @Qldaah #ausvotes #auspol #qldpol






Ongoing coverage of the Australian election campaign for 2016.






#ReefElection: Bandaids for an unmitigated reef catastrophe reports @takvera #ausvotes






An election promise by the Prime Minister to divert $1 billion in Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) funding to improve reef catchment water quality and reduce greenhouse gas emissions has been soundly criticised as legally problematic, inefficient and far below the funding scientists say is required to Save the Reef. As they say, the ‘devil […]






Part 8 of NoFibs Australian election coverage 2016: @Qldaah #ausvotes #auspol #qldpol






Ongoing coverage of the Australian election campaign for 2016.