Australian economy resting on shaky foundations

The first few months of 2011 have seen many parts of Australia hit by floods, fires and cyclones. These disasters have ravaged entire towns and forced many people to start their lives again from scratch. While some of us were lucky enough to escape the worst of the extreme weather, it seems that almost no […]

Greens herd scabs in Tassie

Tasmanian Greens leader and Corrections Minister Nick McKim stood down prison officers at Hobart’s Risdon Prison last month and replaced them with police. The Community and Public Sector Union (CPSU) who represent the officers accused the Minister of provoking a major dispute.