Tag Archives: Australia

Cancelling Art: Australia’s “Dark Mofo” and the Offended Classes

Dr. Binoy Kampmark | globalresearch.ca Last week, Australians found themselves delighting in another fit of cancel culture, this time in the art world.  Tasmania’s Dark Mofo art festival prides itself on being gritty but the mood was very much about removing … Continue reading

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China says Australia should do some ‘serious thinking’ amid wine tariff effects

Sky News Australia | youtube.com A Chinese spokesman has said Australia should do some “serious thinking” about whether it has respected Chinese interests as the effects of major wine tariffs come into full effect. Read More: China says Australia should … Continue reading

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Communist China Waging ‘Shadow Trade War’ on Australia

Breitbart London | breitbart.com Biting new Chinese trade tariffs have stoked fears that Australia’s virus-weakened economy is being targeted for political retribution and the two countries may be sliding into a shadow trade war. Since Canberra pointedly demanded an investigation … Continue reading

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Rise of the machines

Asher Moses smh.com.au One of the founding engineers of Skype and Kazaa is in Australia to sound a warning to the human race: fasten your seatbelts, as machines are becoming so intelligent that they could pose an existential threat. Jaan … Continue reading

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Trans-Pacific trade negotiations ‘on track’

Chris Zappone The Age The latest round of negotiations in the ambitious nine-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement concluded in Melbourne this week, with members suggesting the deal was on track ahead of the year-end goal for completion. Australia’s chief negotiator Hamish … Continue reading

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Bitter taste for Australian citrus producers

Alan Jones 2GB Leeton grower Frank Mercuri and Judith Damiani of Citrus Australia on the state of the industry. Listen to the podcast

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Shell keen to import foreign workers

Leigh Sales ABC One of the world’s most powerful business leaders has applauded the Government’s move to put a price on carbon, but says his company will need to import foreign workers to make its Australian operations competitive. Peter Voser, … Continue reading

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World’s highest power prices

David Richardson Today Tonight A national campaign is on to get Australia’s massive electricity prices under control and let the power companies know that enough is enough. Read More: World’s highest power prices

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Natural pills treating asthma

Laura Sparkes Today Tonight With more than two million sufferers, Australia has been identified as a hotspot for asthma, and any news of a possible breakthrough is very welcome. Read More: Natural pills treating asthma

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Threat of ANAO Audit means Australia’s BOM throws out temperature set, starts again, gets same results

Joanna Nova & Ken Stewart joannanova.com.au A team of independent auditors, bloggers and scientists went through the the BOM “High Quality” (HQ) dataset and found significant errors, omissions and inexplicable adjustments. The team and Senator Cory Bernardi put in a … Continue reading

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