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This area was former knows as 'Stuff'. Where I put random thoughts, it is now being revamped to accomodate #AuspolActs. Which is a twitter initiative to help people make a positive difference in Australian politics. Stay tuned to resources, feedback and maybe just some good news stores of activism that maybe you can enact yourself to be more than an #Auspol keyboard warrior :)

Vote in Pub Poll on Media Reform, What do the PUBLIC want!

19 Mar2013
I appreciate that you are most likely receiving an awful lot of correspondence in regard to this proposed legislation. I also understand that not a lot of time has been allowed for it. Please, seriously consider [...] Read More...

Punters are the Biggest Loser in the Game of Government

18 Mar2013
On the weekend @Drag0nista wrote a very good post that unfortunately did not get the attention on Twitter that it really deserved called “The voter doesn’t always know best”. In fact I would go one step [...] Read More...

Australian media shoots ‘Own’ Goal on Media Reform

15 Mar2013
OMG! Media Reform - The sky is falling in, Freedom of the Press is being attacked, The Government is trying to ‘Gag’ the media, “Growing anger at 'Soviet' media reforms”, “Gillard’s Henchman Attacks [...] Read More...

Google Reader is dead, long live... well every other RSS reader that is out there!

14 Mar2013
Yes it's a shame that Google Reader is going (Powering Down Google Reader), especially as I have been such a heavy user over the years, but for heavens sake its a free program. Yes Google has a few dollars in [...] Read More...

All eyes on Cronulla, will the NRL be consistent with punishment?

11 Mar2013
Ok, I know that the Melbourne Storm players would never be tacky or ill-disciplined enough to raise the issue, as it is not 'sportsmanlike', so I will for them... Cronulla Sharks are in a world of poo, even if [...] Read More...

Australia is becoming a nation of ungrateful sods!

25 Feb2013
I had one of those bizarre mornings where a lot of similar themes unexpectedly came together & smacked me in the face about how self-obsessed we Australians have become. Read More...

Seriously, you want me to read this shit out on air, again...?

21 Feb2013
It does not matter what Prime Minister Gillard says or does, it will be spun in a negative manner, this has been patently clear for months and frankly, has gotten to an embarrassing stage. Read More...

Eleventy-nomics, Brough, Ashbygate Trifecta - Proof MSM should not always be a dirty word

12 Feb2013
Woke up to one of those days when nothing goes right from the start which never bodes well for a productive work day. Until that is, I started my morning coffee & trolling of the newspapers... First cab off the [...] Read More...

The shameful reason why I can't bring myself to vote for the Liberals

10 Feb2013
I am not ashamed that I won’t vote Liberal, or in my case as I am in Wide Bay, their bosom buddies the Nationals, as obviously I can vote for whoever the hell I like. My shame is my ‘reasoning’ for taking [...] Read More...

My concern over Ms Michelle Grattan’s move to The Conversation

09 Feb2013
Contrary to what can be seen in the ‘National Times’ and an extraordinary press conference on the ABC the other day to announce a Journalist (yes a Journalist) changing jobs, the average punter has no bloody [...] Read More...

Education is a right, your 'choice' not to accept what is on offer, is not!

30 Jan2013
Every child deserves the right to a decent education, not just the kids whose parents can afford it. No child deserves to feel ashamed that they went to a State School! Read More...

I am NOT a Bogan & I celebrate Australia Day!

26 Jan2013
The only reason why I have time to rant at all today is thanks to the #bigwet our roads are flooding so our traditional Australia Day BBQ is postponed pending weather. Read More...

We should not give a rats about Gay rights!

22 Jan2013
This morning on Twitter a heap of people were re-tweeting this section of Obama’s public Inauguration address: "Our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else [...] Read More...

Ms Gillard, Why placate the Religious? They won't vote for you!

16 Jan2013
The Australian Labor Party are supposed to be the advocate for the 'battler', are not the LGBT Community that is persecuted, the Struggling Single Mothers, and the Socially disadvantaged who will be hurt by your [...] Read More...

Is Opposition Leader Tony Abbott 'Doing Important Things' for the Rural Fire Brigade?

09 Jan2013
Is Tony Abbot rushing off to help fight bushfires really helpful? I am aware that Mr Abbott has been part off of the Davidson Rural Fire Brigade as a volunteer since 2000, because the *Australian kindly informed [...] Read More...
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