Melbourne Chinatown Precinct Association arranged a glamorous fundraising dinner along with the Children’s Bioethics development Board of the Royal Melbourne Children’s Hospital. The dazzling night was graced by Tran Siu, Peter Collina and Miss Nyssa Large best known for accompanying Justin Bieber to Melbourne on his recent visit. Thanks to the compassion and munificence of […]
A SOLUTION to the global issue of nuclear waste disposal is a step closer following the release of Royal Commission findings in South Australia.The Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission has released its initial findings in Adelaide, which show a nuclear waste disposal facility in the South Australian outback would be viable and highly profitable. The […]
Dean Frenkel – a singer, voice coach and public speaking-communication lecturer at Melbourne Australia’s Victoria University – is on the hot seat for a controversial theory he recently put forth (“Australia, we need to talk about the way we speak,” The Age, October 26th, 2015). The gist of Frenkel’s theory is that the by now […]
Picketers caused serious disruptions at both the Sydney and Brisbane port terminals on 10 August. The protesters claim that their former employer, HPH, has relieved them of their duties in order to take on a higher level of automation. The workers are also angry that decisions regarding the most recent wave of layoffs were a […]
This week, as the report on Community Consultations for the 2015 Defence White Paper Community Consultation Report was released, Minister for Defence, Hon. Kevin Andrews, was in Perth, with WA Senator Linda Reynolds. [press release] Senator Reynolds said Minister Andrews has a keen interest in WA Defence capabilities. She said the minister “is going to […]
Kelvin Thomson MP, the Federal Member of the Australian House of Representatives for Wills, has commented on the Migration Council report, calling the report “predictable self-interested rubbish from the big end of town.” The Migration Council sees only growth, apparently ignoring the capacity of Australia to support more people. Besides more growth, the Council sees […]
Don’t spend another day away from your kids without understanding what that really means. That is the message from Jacqui Brauman, the author of a guide book that every parent should read. Brauman’s book is about living the best life you can, leaving the world a better place and setting the foundation for success for […]
Claims that Australian uranium will not fuel or help fuel a nuclear arms race in the Indian subcontinent is ridiculous and divorced from reality. Blind Freddie can see that no matter what safeguards we may nominally place on Australian uranium that is sold to India, it will simply free up unsafeguarded Indian uranium – mined […]
John Hallam and Prof. Peter King say the Ukraine crisis needs restraint and balance rather than sabre-rattling, because both Russia and Ukraine have genuine security concerns.
Canaccord’s Luke Smith says not all mining companies are attracting investors. Gold miners that have low costs, increasing cash flows and improved net cash positions are the ones that attract investors. They can get solid contracts with end-users and strong institutional support.