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Do we really care about 'Our Selection'?

04 Jan2013
Voting, Compulsory vs Voluntary – has gone off... Wayne Swan had a spray at the Sunshine Coast Uni and this morning Barnaby Joyce has been out there warning us all that “Scrapping compulsory voting would be a [...] Read More...

Hmmm Why is Campbell Newman interested in Qld Electoral Reform?

03 Jan2013
Call me cynical, but when a Government decides out of the blue that “Fair and effective electoral laws are central to the promotion of participation in our democracy” (see Jarrod Bleijie press release here), I [...] Read More...

Prime Minister Julia Gillard and Opposition Leader Tony Abbott DO NOT deserve Equal Billing!

01 Jan2013
Back to the Twilight Zone... It seems that it is now acceptable that whenever our Prime Minister addresses the nation, so does the Opposition Leader? I am not quite sure when this started, though I did notice it [...] Read More...

Political Correctness is hurting Humanity

30 Dec2012
It would be hard for any human being to not feel for the horrific attack on the young woman in India recently. We don't know this woman's name, though I sick of her being referred to as 'the rape victim', and will [...] Read More...

Sounds too good to be true? Usually is...

21 Nov2012
I know this will make me sound petty, but, I am only going to say what a lot of IT Professionals are thinking. How cool is the failure of Click Frenzy? Read More...

A Tale of Two Men, Celebrating International Men's Day, in‘Context’

19 Nov2012
Many of you may not be aware that today, the 19th of November is actually International Men's Day, and the theme for 2012 is - Positive Male Role Models. I for one can see a lot of irony in that theme in the [...] Read More...

It’s YOUR Choice Bro

16 Nov2012
I would love to know when it became accepted that Australia was an extension of New Zealand? When I was younger I used to think the advantages Kiwis have in this country as opposed to other nationalities was [...] Read More...

Worse than Trolls: Tools!

15 Nov2012
Just recently I read a great article on a blog I follow called “Twitter: a sugar-hyped toddler in need of a good lie down”. It was very thought provoking and really did remind me of school, where it seems [...] Read More...

How many silent Catholic bystanders are there?

14 Nov2012
I wonder if there is so much support (and anger) amongst Catholics themselves about this Commission being announced is because they are quietly ashamed of themselves? I know I am! Read More...

Thank You Joh Bjelke-Petersen

12 Nov2012
I read an interesting article this morning A letter to my so-called 'progressive' friend by Jamila Rizvi. The passion the writer shows for the rights we have in this country to vote, not only was a great reminder [...] Read More...

Anonymous Keyboard Warriors Troll on...

13 Sep2012
There has been a lot of hooha over social media recently, twitter in particular, and personally I find it a little ummmm dramatic. I mean no offence to the odd person who has truly been attacked by ferals using [...] Read More...

Chihuahua savages young girl...

16 May2012
Not a headline you’ve ever seen? You are not likely to either, though I personally assure you it did happen - to me years ago. Earlier in the month the Daily had an article titled “Rottweiler mauls pup”.. [...] Read More...

Boredom in Paradise...

04 Oct2011
As it has been School Holidays and Em has been working with us a lot, we thought it would be interesting to have a teenagers perspective on the Sunshine Coast. Read More...

What’s so wrong with reality?

01 Sep2011
A few days ago Leone in the office was telling us how horrified she was when ordering her primary aged kids school photos online (as you do nowadays) you had the option to tick if you would like the pictures [...] Read More...

Grateful to be a Bogan Queenslander…

12 Jul2011
It’s not really NSW, it’s Sydney… Obviously with State of Origin being massive in the past few months, it has been funny reading the blogs and seeing the differences in the state now. Read More...
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