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Please help us get an idea as to the State of the Internet in Australia?

31 Oct2016
The nbn seems to have gone quiet again in the media, yet, many are still waiting for it. We need to know if you are speeding along the information super highway or crawling along the interwebz at a frustrating [...] Read More...

Refugees: Australia has a role to play. Let’s discuss it

22 Aug2016
I have chosen to write this in order to add in some way to a discussion around what is a real human crisis in our region. Given that I have not really written anything for a very long time, this was quite an [...] Read More...

Schoolgirl Selfies: Boys future in jeopardy after one dumb decision. Oh wait...

21 Aug2016
As a mother... The pervasive ‘School Girl Selfie’ victim blaming that is akin to ‘slut shaming’ from Media, Police, Schools and just punters in their comments in regard to this growing problem in our [...] Read More...

#CensusFail is a failure to listen to ‘experts’ and it’s complicated...

14 Aug2016
Australia just had a massive jump in IT jargon, well, sort of LOL! DDoS is now a thing you hear punters inserting into a conversation, so are servers, hacks and more. The problem is, most don’t actually really [...] Read More...

When two tribes go to war – and punters don’t care...

05 Jul2016
I’ll admit it, I’ve loved watching all the recriminations from both pollies and media pundits as to WTF! Happened with this election. Hell, I even watched Bolt last night just for the jollies of seeing Cons [...] Read More...

PM's sin of omission, twice, damn right it's political!

13 Jun2016
To neglect to acknowledge the pain of a grieving LGBTQI community whilst addressing what happened in Orlando 'once' I could maybe forgive. To do so TWICE in a row is deliberate. Read More...

NBN AFP craptacular mistakathon leaves us with an extraordinary volume of questions

21 May2016
This recent extraordinary furore involving the AFP and NBN co is a perfect storm of all that is wrong in our current system – and I’m not just speaking politically. Read More...

Over $4m reasons why PM Turnbull won’t countenance RC into Banking & Finance

11 Apr2016
Actually that is a rough estimate of the money donated to the Coalition at the last election by the banks and Finance sector, in reality, taking into account sketchy Foundations and the obscure naming of [...] Read More...

If you can't control the kids Mr Turnbull then you are responsible for the damage

28 Feb2016
This week, we saw Malcolm Turnbull, the boss in Government tacitly condone the most abhorrent behaviour by not just members of the Senate and Parliament, but by members of his own team. Read More...

Happy Days! Abetz & Bernardi score own goal

27 Jan2016
OK When Tony Abbott was PM and announced he would kindly give the Australian public the courtesy of having a say on Marriage Equality with a plebiscite most of us knew it was utter bullshit and just a way to stop [...] Read More...

Context: Dutton texted Briggs ‘support’ & doubles down on inappropriateness with sexism

04 Jan2016
When I was a much younger woman in my mid 20’s working for quite a large corporation I found myself in a sexual harassment situation and all the complications that come from making a complaint. Do I?. [...] Read More...

Shorter #TURC: Old mate asserts it may be the vibe that matters

31 Dec2015
Even before old mate Dyson Heydon got pinged for agreeing to speak at a Liberal gig, you would have to be a pretty hard-core Liberal supporter to not be suspect as to the reasons why so much money would be spent [...] Read More...

I'm the reader, your customer, so how about a little respect?

08 Dec2015
What I don’t get is a piece, written by a guy with seemingly no qualifications in the feminist arena pretty much telling me and others that maybe if we are nicer and less strident to the nasty men we might get [...] Read More...

#WhiteRibbonDay: Let’s wake up to ourselves & laud the non-violent “quiet heroes” in society

25 Nov2015
To be frank, I personally normally stay off the likes of Twitter on White Ribbon day. The perfectly groomed faces of affluent white politicians pontificating about “real mean” and “society’s problem” [...] Read More...

The Cult of Malcolm makes Apple fanboys look like amateurs

17 Oct2015
If I have to see one more Press Gallery piece along the lines of ‘poor PM Turnbull besmirched by grubby Labor just because he is rich’ I swear I will scream. The phrases “Politics of envy” and “Class [...] Read More...
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