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#AuspolActs

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 :)

Women must stop freezing – for our daughters

14 Nov2018
The #metoo movement has done much to highlight sexual harassment and has outed some high-profile serial offenders. Yet the USA has an alleged serial offender as President. What does that tell you about women’s [...] Read More...

UPDATED: The Guardian Australia, please, we need to have a chat

17 Aug2018
Now before I go any further, let me state up front, I love The Guardian, I really do. For mine, their move into Australia back in 2013 was one of the best things to happen in the media landscape in this nation in [...] Read More...

Eggshell Skull elicits all the feels

10 Jul2018
To be brutally honest, I’m not a fan of memoirs or autobiographies (non-fiction in general), in fact, if someone recommends a book to me and they utter the words “inspirational” or “journey”, I run a [...] Read More...

Smith & Turnbull, A tale of two tossers

26 Mar2018
Cricket huh? Who would have thought a ‘game’ could unite the country in this manner? Well, unite them in outrage anyhow. Left, Right, Conservative, Green, you name it, most of Australia have finally found [...] Read More...

EXCLUSIVE: Largest abuse of tax payer funded scheme costing Aussies squillions uncovered

02 Nov2017
Hey Current Affair, Daily Telegraph and any other tabloids interested, have I got a front page scoop for you? Forget dole bludgers, this is welfare bludging on steroids. I'll give you the teaser, then, howz about [...] Read More...

#CelebratingWomen elicits all the feels for the ‘ordinary’

27 Oct2017
If you have missed it, and I hope you have not, Dr Kirstin Ferguson has tweeted profiles of hundreds of women – 2 profiles, every day, during 2017 - on Twitter under the hashtag #CelebratingWomen. Read More...

Dab on the haters and political pundits

06 Oct2017
Bill Shorten was supposedly pandering to young voters this morning. Meandering through a disstrack, slandering Pine and Abbott, his boring perception shattering with every staggering swaggering clapback. Accused [...] Read More...

#TheyGetToVote makes you uncomfortable? So it bloody should!

14 Sep2017
One of the hardest things to cop with the this dodgy divisive survey the Government has inflicted upon the nation is the faux balance we constantly see. “Both sides be respectful”, “Respect other opinions [...] Read More...

Presence and Perspective

13 Jun2017
On Thursday 1 June 2017 Paul attended the She Leads 2017 Conference run by YWCA Canberra. Encouraged to take away at least one thing from the day Paul took away “Presence and Perspective”. Read More...

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...
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