ALP Silent on Community TV Shutdown

Tony Abbott and Malcolm Turnbull say they are going to end all free to air Community TV broadcasts so why is the Shadow Minister silent on the issue? Does Jason Clare support community and independent media or not?

Lessons learned in the Bucca camp - and Muslim IS raids

By Kathy Kelly - courtesy of The Stringer - - In January of 2004 I visited “Bucca Camp,” a U.S.-run POW camp named for a firefighter lost in the 2001 collapse of New York’s World Trade Center. Located near the isolated port city of Umm Qasr, in southern Iraq, the network of tent prisons had been constructed by U.S. Coalition authorities. Friends of five young men thought to be imprisoned there had begged our three-person Voices delegation to try and visit the camp and find out what had happened to their loved ones.

Bolt’s poisonous words tells me he is obviously not well

By Dr Woolombi Waters - courtesy of The National Indigenous Times - - “After the Creation, brothers, sisters and others of the closest kin, intermarried promiscuously – the evil effects of these alliances becoming manifest – a council of chiefs (elders) was assembled to consider in what way they might be averted, the result of their deliberations being a petition to the Muramura (Good Spirit), in answer to which he ordered that the tribe should be divided into branches and distinguished one from the other by different names, after objects animate and inanimate, such as dogs,

Minders block National Indigenous Times to Abbott trip as the paper declared "public enemy number one"

Courtesy of The National Indigenous Times - Editorial - The National Indigenous Times was “public enemy number one” according to mining billionaire, Andrew “Twiggy” Forrest when he launched a scathing attack on the publication at an informal gathering of senior Federal Government Ministers and advisers in Canberra recently and the Prime Minister, Tony Abbott’s minders declared at the same gathering there was no way they wanted to any journalists from the National Indigenous Times present during Mr Abbott’s visit to Yolngu Country this week because they did not want Mr Abbott to have to deal wi

Australia a nation of disabled people

The human body was actually designed for walking, but how often do people walk these days, there is 17.6 million motor vehicles in Australia & people use these vehicles like they are all disabled, they can't walk properly so they choose to use a motor vehicle instead of walking, they can't run so they use a motor vehicle instead. Australia is a nation of disabled people, a nation where machines take precedence over human health.

Terror Alert Rewind 2003 [ audio ]

Retrospective fear mongering of the state [ again ! ]

Credits: Waxaudio, Buttress O Kneel

6:20 min 128 kbps stereo 5.8 MB

Second Belanglo Murders Suspect Dies

The man who came under suspicion before Ivan Milat for the backpacker murders and who was the chief suspect for a time has died in Warrawong aged 74. His surname is Kas pr zy ck.

Police should take DNA samples because there were witnesses to some of his many crimes.

There is unidentified perpetrator DNA on file which was found under the fingernails of one of the victims at Belanglo. This DNA could well belong to this man.

four deaths of note

this post will report on 4 deaths, 3 of those were of the death in custody type whilst the 4th was that of a good and true friend.

ms. wanda irihia bidios is a maori elder who at the time of her death on the 7th of august this year was 82 years old. she preferred to be known as irihia.

i first met her some 10 years ago, maybe even more, through my other good and true friend, anne duffy-lyndsay, known to me as 'comrade mother.' anne was 92 at the time of her death.

Gabriels Lucifer talks about renewables & other future things

Gabriels Lucifer talks about renewables & other future things . . .

Depression and suicide prevention must be top of the agenda this century

By Gerry Georgatos - Courtesy of The Stringer - - Nearly one million people the world over die by suicide each year according to the World Health Organisation. The World Health Organisation stated that in 2012 there were 803,000 reported suicides. The real number is likely to be closer to double. In general, suicide takes more lives than war. But what leads to suicide? In understanding the first ever World Health Organisation report on suicide the major cause is depression.

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