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Drug-testing blitz catches out Sydney netball squad in cocaine supply ring

22 May2017
Latest Headlines...   Drug-testing blitz catches out Sydney netball squad in cocaine supply ring Partner of star netballer left in hospital after domestic abuse…  Netballer retaliates after [...] Read More...

Back to Basics #Auspol on Twitter

14 May2017
On Tuesday (09 May 2017) Caitlin Mary and I did our regular #AuspolPunters podcast on PolitiScope #auspollive, you can listen here if you missed it: #AuspolPunters | Noely and Caitlin | 'Back to Basics' Read More...

Internet of Good on #Auspol, Tweeps you need to follow

14 May2017
We are building a definitive list of those people on Twitter who inform us, investigate for us and advocate for us, who are not paid to do so and are outside of standard media or organisations. We are doing this [...] Read More...

Noely's excellent #PenaltyRates Cut twitter adventure ;-)

07 Mar2017
OK, I spent too long this morning debating with COSBOA (Council of Small Business Australia) on Twitter the penalty rates issue. Check out my timeline this morning if interested in that. Anyhow, long story short [...] Read More...

Yous are all hatriots, but not my beloved Malcolm

06 Mar2017
A few days ago I read a piece by Peter Hartcher called “It's heyday for the hatemongers, but Malcolm Turnbull can hold the middle” and yes I will admit, I’m not a fan of Hartcher’s analysis. Quite frankly [...] Read More...

Fair Dinkum! Who exactly deserves respect?

10 Feb2017
Australia is supposed to be a classless society with all of us being equal in the eyes of the law and Justice is supposed to be blind? Supposed to be. Read More...

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...

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...

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...

#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...

Every Like & Follow matters, some more so than others

27 Sep2015
For someone who natters away on twitter a lot, I’m actually not very good at this Social Media ‘thing’ and have never actively tried to attract followers. Today I am, though not for me LOL Read More...
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