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Shannon Noll is set to appear before the courts next month after being charged with drug possession last week.
As The Sydney Morning Herald reports, officers from the Sutherland Shire were conducting a search at the Caringbah Hotel on Thursday night when they allegedly found a bag of white powder on Shannon Noll.
About 8.15pm yesterday (Thursday 13 September 2018), officers from the Sutherland Shire Police Area Command, along with Public Transport & Public Safety Command and the Dog Unit, were conducting a drug operation at a licensed premises on Port Hacking Road at Caringbah, explained a spokesperson for NSW Police on Friday.
A 42-year-old man was arrested by police after allegedly being detected with white powder, believed to be cocaine.
At this stage, Shannon Noll is set to appear at the Sutherland Local Court on October 11th, where hell face charges of drug possession.
Of course, this isnt the first time that Shannon Noll has made headlines for a bit of rowdy behaviour.
Most notably, the Australian Idol runner-up had charges of assault dropped last year after he hit a member of security while trying to gain entrance to the Crazy Horse, a strip club in Adelaide, in January.
More recently, the singer ended up receiving widespread criticism for an onstage rant In July that was deemed foul-mouthed and misogynistic by many of his critics.
The incident in question occurred at the Duck Creek Races in New South Wales in July, and was spurned by a member of the crowd throwing a can at Nolls head while performing on stage.
Soon, the singer appealed for the audience member to come up onstage, calling them that fucker in a tie, and a fucking maggot.
Hey, who thinks he should come up, Noll asked the crowd at the time. Shame that prick, shame that motherfucker right there. Fucking private school stupid fuckhead motherfucker. Have some balls and get up here and...
Heres some tips on how to stay safe, along with other stupid things men say to women after someone is sexually assaulted. Note to readers: this story contains a confession by writer Chris Graham, and another epiphany.
Remember Eurydice Dixon. How could anyone forget, right? And remember the backlash when, following Eurydices brutal rape and murder, Victorian Police issued a timely reminder to women in Melbourne to take greater care with their personal security? How could anyone forget that either, right?
Well, it seems the folks over at the University of NSW did, because on Friday afternoon, following reports of a sexual assault near the campus, an executive from UNSW sent all staff and students an email headed Safety and vigilance on campus. The message sought to provide women, well over to UNSWSafety and Vigilance on Campus-1
Lets see if we can break down what UNSW is really communicating here.
Someone got raped last night, but it wasnt on our campus. That said, it was near our campus, and we really should say something, because if we dont and the next rape actually occurs on our campus, we can point to the email we sent to all our staff and students and say Its very sad but we did kinda warn you. That lessens our moral culpability, but most importantly it will also help us seriously mitigate any reputational damage the rapist and his victim might cause us. Thus, what were going to say is this: While we do what we can to make you safe, your personal safety is still your personal responsibility. Follow these helpful tips so you dont go and get yourself raped.
Or words to that affect. Because while that might not be how the email is intended to be read, its certainly open to interpretation to be read that way. And at this juncture, I should offer a confession. My spin on the UNSW email is obviously quite provocative, but its not what I thought yesterday.
On Friday afternoon, I was sitting in a caf with two female colleagues (plotting the downfall of a government), when one of them received the email, from a distressed UNSW staff member.
A discussion of mutual exasperation ensued, whereupon I entered it by saying words to the effect of, OK, I understand the frustration and anger of women at this, and Im not suggesting UNSW cant do more to make women feel safe, but is it really that unreasonable for UNSW to remind people about their safety? Where is the actual harm in the email?
Well heres the harm (and thanks to my colleagues for gently explaining it to me).
The problem with telling grown w...
Refugee advocates have called for urgent medical attention for a 46-year-old Iraqi refugee who has been hospitalised in Port Moresby after swallowing razor blades.
The refugee has swallowed a total of eight blades six last Friday morning, 14 September, and then two more after he was admitted to hospital.
On Saturday morning, 15 September, still in the hospital, he swallowed a pair of nail clippers.
He has had one scan to locate the blades and nail clippers, but there has been no more treatment. He is now passing blood.
Since being on Manus, the man has been sent to Port Moresby three times for treatment. This time, he has been in Port Moresby for 17 months, waiting for treatment for an intractable stomach ailment.
His case has highlighted the lack of medical or mental health care available for refugees in Manus or Port Moresby.
There are numerous cases of refugees waiting for months in the Granville Motel for treatment that they never get, said Ian Rintoul, spokesperson for the Refugee Action Coalition, who recently visited the Granville Motel and Pacific International Hospital in Port Moresby.
While the recent attention has been on Nauru, where legal action in Australia has forced the government to bring refugees to Australia for medical treatment, there are just as many cases in PNG. One man I saw has a letter indicating that IHMS has referred his case to Border Force in July 2017, and he is still waiting for urgently needed surgery that cannot be done in Port Moresby.
The Iraqi refugee decided to try and end his life to put an end to his suffering. The government has a duty of care to those they have illegally dumped on Manus Island. They cannot provide medical care; there is no third country to resettle them; they need to evacuate Manus and Port Moresby and bring them here.
For more information, contact Ian Rintoul 0417 275 713
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Two people are confirmed to have died, with others being treated for drug-related issues, following the Sydney dance festival Defqon.1 yesterday.
Saturday afternoon saw the 2018 edition of the dance music festival Defqon.1 take place at the Sydney International Regatta Centre in Penrith.
Sadly, as the ABC reports, two festivalgoers have passed away following suspected overdoses at the festival, with three others in critical condition at a local hospital.
While police have reported that a further thirteen attendees are currently receiving treatment for treatment for drug-related issues, over 700 punters reportedly sought help from medical personnel at Defqon.1.
New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian has condemned the event, vowing to ban Defqon.1, and firmly stating that pill-testing is not the answer to the issue of drug use at festivals.
I never want to see this event held in Sydney or New South Wales ever again we will do everything we can to shut this down, she explained.
I understand there were some deaths in the past, but to have at least two on one night when every assurance was given to those attending that it was a safe event, she continued. Clearly it wasnt when so many people have succumbed.
Anyone who advocates pill-testing is giving the green light to drugs. There is no such thing as a safe drug and unfortunately when young people think there is, it has tragic consequences.
As the ABC notes, police charged ten people at the festival for drug offences, including two 17-year-old girls, and a 22-year-old man who was allegedly found in possession of 20 packets of GHB.
Organisers of the Defqon.1 festival released a statement earlier today, noting that they were deeply saddened by the tragic deaths of the festival patrons, and expressed their condolences at all those affected.
We are disappointed at the number of reported drug related incidents, we have a zero-tolerance policy in relation to drug use at the festival, they explained.
Festival organisers are working closely and cooperating with the authorities regarding the fatalities and the number of medical presentations made during the evening, a full investigation is currently underway.
A conference for the community, professionals and all who share an interest in conservation of Melbournes Grassy Plains.
The conference will explore the three themes of Respect, Protect and Reconnect Melbournes Grassy Plains.
Friday 12th October (9am 5pm)
Sat 13th October, 2018 (1pm-5pm, lunch 12pm-1pm)
At Wyndham Council Chambers,
45 Princes Highway, Werribee.
This is a free event thanks to our sponsors.
Presented by the Grassy Plains Network: an alliance of community-based groups and organisations focused on seeking positive ways forward for the conservation of Melbournes Grassy Plains and ecosystems. The Grassy Plains Network is working in partnership with Naturewest Inc.
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ECOSS is about providing opportunities for people to express their sustainable ideas and creative skills through various programs and projects. It is located in the Upper Yarra catchment at Wesburn, near Warburton.
Each year it holds a Spring Fest as a fundraiser. This year it will happen on Saturday September 22, from 10am til 4pm.
Wake up and Bloom for Spring. This years abundant festivities include The Great Ecological Race- wheelbarrow race between Middle years kids and their parents, MCd by the Fabulous and Fantastic Will Tait.
Welcome to Country with Aunty Kim Wandin- (Wandoon), local Wurundjeri Elder.
Multicultural performances from Chin Community Dancers, Aztec Dance, Sarita McHarg- Sitar Player and Singer, Zaar Belly Dance, Tomi Muramatsu, Gustavos Drummers, Tuvaluan Dancers, MOOP Officers: Will Tait and Brendan Jones, Black Bug City, Stage MCd by the charismatic and talented Simon Oats.
Tiny House talks and tours, Bio-dynamic Farm tour, Yarra Valley Bee Group Talks, ECOSS projects tour, and GRAND OPENING OF RELAB- (rehab for old items- up cycling and boutique craft centre!).
Eco Market with delicious local, healthy food and drinks!
Meet- Yarra Valley Bee Group, Kids Clay play in the Community Pottery Studio, LGBTQI+ rainbow flag painting, apple peeling and loads more activities underway.
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To enter the Great Ecological Race, email: email@example.com
The Spring Fest is ECOSSs largest fundraising event in the year. This is how we keep ECOSSs activites low cost and accessible for the whole community. ECOSS supports many Not for Profit groups throughout the year, and here is your chance to support ECOSS. Please come along with generous limbs and help to make this the most successful fundraising event it can be!
For further information about ECOSS, its vision and its programs, check here.
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Recently I was tagged on Facebook for one of those things
where you post favourite albums
Skunkhour were everything I was looking for in a band when they came to my attention in 93.
They played the funk music thatd started shaking Sydney with hiphop influences and a distinctively Australian delivery.
I think the Larkin brothers, Aya and Del, are criminally overlooked as lyricists, and Del also did beaut illustrations for releases by other bands in their cohort, such as Swoop and Juice.
The self-titled Skunkhour debut showed they were able to sing about admiring arses (Bootyfull) and also to consider gender roles (A Cow and a Pig), as well discuss the heroin epidemic of the early 90s (Horse).
Then the follow-up album Feed in 1995 expanded their focus musically and lyrically.
McSkunk was released as a single well in advance of the album and runs through a critique of capitalism exploiting natural resources. (Its a theme they would later explore as the ballad Tomorrows Too Soon and thats one of those songs that I love for making my eyes water.)
The track State then slipped out on an EP and, as a first-year Philosophy student, I appreciated the parallels with Platos writing for comparing divisions in the soul with those in society.
Id begun writing for Canberras BMA Magazine and spoke with guitarist Warwick Scott for a couple of interviews, as well as having opportunities to quiz the band after their shows.
Ahead of the release of the album Feed I got a promotional three-song cassette, which included Treacherous Head and Strange Equation.
The former addresses our human impulses and their potential to undermine our best intentions, while the latter rhymed the song title with race assimiliation to discuss the hollow words that all men are created equal in the United States Declaration of Independence.
I met a man last night aged 61, my age, from New Zealand originally like me, who is has four cancers and has been given 2-6 years life-expectancy.
We were watching the All Blacks play South Africa in rugby union at my local pub In Bellingen in Mid-Coast, New South Wales, Australia.
We shared how wed both had friends die in their 50s. Ive lost three friends aged in their 50s. One in 2004 aged 53 and the other two last year. One was Trevor Tree a Bellingen local who I was friends with for almost thirty years. He was a Christian, and fit, so his death was unexpected.
The man I met last night seemed quite reconciled to the situation. Hed just retired and was doing a motorbike trip with some male friends. He shared he is married.
So lets live a day at a time for the Lord. We dont know which day in our future will be our last, no matter how old we are.
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Back in May, I interviewed UK journalist Johann Hari at the Sydney Writers Festival about his new book, Lost Connections, on fresh ways to see depression and anxiety. It was a sold-out event and the full audio is now available:
$3bn Queen's Wharf
Big news for Brisbane's economy as the long-awaited $3 billion Queen's Wharf project gets underway.
And big news too for the future of Brisbane as a capital city and major player.
Significant housing market implications in addition, of course, as the inner city suburbs fill up.
Read the attached report from News (click link or image to read).
After threatening to bring into the House of Representatives files he kept on members of parliament when he Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, Minister for Home Affairs and Liberal MP for Dickson Peter Dutton made sure two particular files were very visible on 11 September 2018.
"QT was on fire today Good work, team. https://t.co/M6UWcQO0HU"
Three hours after he posted this tweet on 13 September 2018, Australian Prime Minister and Liberal MP for Cook Scott Morrison deleted it;
Some hours later he apologised for the profanity included in the Fat Man Scoop "Be Faithful" hip hop song, part of which he had embedded in video of that afternoon's HoR Question Time - pleading ignorance.
The reason why the government benches were conspicuous for so many arms upstretched in unison in the video is because, in true tent revival-style, Morrison was asking his colleagues to raise their hands:Good morning!BuzzFeedOz Politics (@BuzzFeedOzPol) September 13, 2018
The prime minister deleted a tweet while you were asleep because it contained a song about fucking tonight. pic.twitter.com/oRxrIJi8aP
In her maiden speech in federal parliament, Australian Greens Senator Mehreen Faruqi warned against the growing culture of online harassment, which she explained specifically targets people of colour and women. The senator is no stranger to this sort of behaviour. Over the five years she served as a member of the NSW Legislative Council, Dr
The post Curbing Rising Racism: An Interview With Greens Senator Dr Mehreen Faruqi appeared first on Sydney Criminal Lawyers.
By Sonia Hickey and Ugur Nedim Charges against a former Gold Coast police officer who reported on corruption in the Queensland Police Force (QPS) have been dropped, after an expert report found the evidence against him had been tampered. The incident has prompted an investigation by the state Ombudsman. Public encounter leads to prosecution Former
Australia is the only settler colonial nation not to have entered into a treaty with First Nations peoples. While countries like New Zealand and Canada have treaties in place, successive federal governments here have refused to even consider such an agreement. Although, treaty processes have commenced at the state level in some jurisdictions. South Australia began
The post Time for a Treaty: An Interview With FISTTs Lynda-June Coe appeared first on Sydney Criminal Lawyers.
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Kryal Castleoh there some amazing memories from my childhood from this place. I think most Victorian kids and probably plenty of interstate kids will have memories from here. I remember my mum taking me when I was younger and Mark also remembers a visit to Kryal Castle Ballarat with his family.
I must admit though it has changed from what I do remember. The focus of Kryal Castle Ballarat is even more family-friendly now and I can tell you there is no longer the whipping of the wench! When we announced on our facebook page that we were visiting it was a memory that plenty of people had. I can guarantee you, you will not see that when you visit Kryal Castle now.
There are not many castles in Australia, actually, Kryal Castle is Australias only castle and the only medieval theme park as well. We have been to some of the biggest castles in the world but it was going to be a huge weekend when we finally got there. I wanted to give my girls the opportunity to have the same amazing childhood memories of Kryal Castle that I had and it did not disappoint. If you are going to visit Ballarat then Kryal Castle is one of the best Ballarat activities for families.
You will find Kryal Castle just outside of Ballarat in Victoria Australia.
The address for Kryal Castle is 121 Forbes Road, Leigh Creek Victoria. 3352. (You can put this address into your navigation device and it will help you get there)
There are plenty of ways that you can get Kryal castle tickets. You can purchase your Kryal castle tickets on the day at the castle ticket office or you can purchase them online through the Kryal Castle website.
It started with the arrest of 36-year-old woman in Sydney on suspicion of laundering more than $480,000 gained by hacking multiple business emails; within a week, police had taken down a $3 million international crime syndicate. "We can't establish at this stage who it's gone to or what it's being used [for]," Detective Superintendent Arthur Katsogiannis told reporters in Sydney on Friday, adding that an international investigation to track the money down was already under way. After interrogating the woman for several hours, police launched multiple raids on several properties across the city, seizing a Land Rover, several computers, phones, SIM cards, stolen financial and personal identification documents as well as methamphetamine. Two additional suspects were taken into custody on suspicion of identity theft and money laundering among other charges. Members of Strike Force Woolana had managed to locate the crew behind the spate of identity theft, romance scams and phishing email schemes, but had yet to zero in on the ringleader. However, evidence gathered soon led investigators somewhere they may never have considered: a high-security immigration detention center.
In a video that went viral in 2015, researchers spent nearly 10 minutes pulling out a 10-centimeter (4-inch) plastic straw from the nostril of a male olive ridley turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea) off the coast of Costa Rica. For the entire duration of the extraction, the turtle writhed in pain. Plastic straws are just one among the trillions of pieces of plastic trash that have ended up in the ocean, many sinking right down to the deepest, darkest depths. Past research has found that about half of the worlds sea turtles may have ingested some form of plastic. Floating pieces of plastic and balloons can resemble jellyfish or squid foods that turtles eat out in the sea. Not all turtles that eat plastic die because of the plastic, though. Some die after getting entangled in fishing nets, while others are struck by ship propellers. Do all age groups of turtles consume plastic? And how much plastic is lethal for a sea turtle? A new study has some answers. Green turtle at North Stradbroke Island, off the Australian state of Queensland. Image by Kathy Townsend. Researchers in Australia examined the digestive tracts of 246 dead sea turtles collected from along the coast of the state of Queensland, and found that 58 individuals had plastic in their guts, with the number of pieces ranging from one right up to 329. Younger turtles, both post-hatchlings (or a baby turtle that has started feeding in the ocean) and juveniles, were found to have consumed considerably higher
There are certain natural phenomena that most photographers would love to capture. Aurora, eclipses, meteors, rainbows, eruptions, lightning and tornados all present challenges to the photographer, not least of which is (with the exception of eclipses) having a camera pointed the right way when they happen. Bioluminescent algae is no different in this regard. Like all the most incredible natural spectacles it is hard to predict and tricky to capture.
Ive been lucky enough to witness bioluminescent algal blooms on several occasions and have had a camera to hand when it has occurred. Of all the photographs Ive taken they are easily the most popular and generate more interest (and copyright theft) than anything else Ive ever photographed. So I thought Id give everyone the low-down on this amazing natural occurrence, from a photography perspective, in order to answer everyones questions about it.
The main issue with photographing bioluminescent oceans is finding the algal blooms in the first place. Ive had emails from people in places like Japan and America who admired my images and then asked me where and when it occurs. They seemed to believe that this was a regular occurrence, like the tides, that could be easily predicted and viewed from specific locations. Unfortunately that is most definitely not the case and far and away your biggest problem will be finding the algae in the first place.
There are some locations worldwide where bioluminescent algal blooms have been known to appear and visiting one of these locations is definitely the best way of maximizing your chances of viewing it in the wild. It has been regularly seen in Puerto Rico, the Maldives, and America (particularly Florida) and also in several hot-spots around Australia. Here in Oz, the bioluminescence has been seen in Tasmania, Cairns, Port Lincoln, Port Phillip Bay, and the Gippsland Lakes but Im lucky enough to live a very short drive away from one of the most reliable hot-spots Jervis Bay.
The common link between these locations is that they are at the end of a tidal circulation area, in which flotsam and jetsom traditionally wash up. The dinoflagellates in the water accumulate and get deposited in these areas on an incoming tide. In the case of Jervis Bay, the natural circulation of the bay often leads to the depositing of ocean matter on the beaches on the southern side.
The primary source of flow-agitated bioluminescence is dino...
Supreme Court of QLD found that Wagner brothers have succeeded in their defamation claim against Alan Jones, 2GB, and 4BC . Awarded a total of $3.754m. Read summary and judgment here, https://t.co/zze75fWRnnSupreme Court of QLD (@SupremeCourtQLD) September 11, 2018
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Australia is by most measures one of the worlds most successful multicultural societies, but a controversial cartoon of Serena Williams has rekindled accusations it is also inveterately racist.
Australia should be a poster-child for diversity: One-in-two Australians has a parent born abroad. The economy has been growing for 27 straight years. Crime is barely a worry. Melbourne and Sydney dominate rankings of the best places in the world to live.
Visit any medium-size human habitation on the mind-bendingly large continent and its obvious that Australia is the proverbial melting pot Kiwis, Chinese, Irish, Filipinos, Brits, Vietnamese, Italians, Indians, Greeks and Lebanese at every turn.
But this racial, ethnic and linguistic diversity contrasts sharply with a lingering image of Australia as an angry white country stuck in the past.
It was an impression underscored by foreign outrage about an Australian cartoonists depiction of a fat-lipped and masculine Serena Williams, and the collective shrug it prompted Down Under.
After the drawing was published, a CNN opinion piece described Australia as the nicest racist country you will ever see and the New York Times thundered that Australia has never fully confronted its own history of racism.
Many Australians admit there is a problem.
The legacy of European settlers terrorising Aboriginal communities looms large, and inequality between the two groups remains staggering.
Racial epithets are still tossed around in a way that makes visitors jaws drop. A White Australia immigration policy, only fully dismantled in the 1970s, and more recently off-shore migrant detention centres have also done much to frame the modern image of Australia abroad.
But many Australians also believe the problem can be overstated.
There is an element in Australian society that is racist, said John Blaxland, a professor of International Security at the Australian National University. But every country has them. Name a country that doesnt.
He insists the reality of modern Australia is a vibrant, booming, multicultural society that integ...
Neuroplasticity is a ten buck word for a simple idea; the brain is designed to keep learning things.
That seems pretty fucking unremarkable. A brain that won't learn new stuff is pretty useless. But it does fly in the face of our very human habit of refusing to learn anything that conflicts with whatever ignorant codswallop we stuffed into the old wrinkly grey head-pudding first.
I'm not specifically thinking about politics here, but rather music.
There's a wealth of anecdata about people giving up on new music from their late twenties. One study of Spotify users nailed the exact age as 33. That research, written up in NME, found that, while teens" music taste is heavily dominated by popular music, this influence drops steadily through their 20s, before their tastes "mature" (read: turn to stone) in their early 30s. "For the average listener, by their mid-30s, their tastes have matured, and they are who they"re going to be.
The study also shows that there"s a slight gender gap at play (Women show a slow and steady decline in pop music listening from 13-49, while men drop precipitously starting from their teens until their early 30s, at which point they encounter the "lock-in" effect), also stating that becoming a parent has an equivalent impact on your "music relevancy" as aging about 4 years.
I'm not gonna put myself out there as a counterpoint. They totally got my number. With tens of millions of songs on the Fruit Company's streaming service, I find myself defaulting again and again to stuff I've listened to before.
I do make an effort. Most weekends I'll flick through the new music playlist and save the tracks that really grab my attention, moing them to a separate playlist that I usually listen to as I drive around in the car.
It's a long list and it's got some great tracks on it now.
But I couldn't tell you the name of the songs or their artists who performed them if my fucking life depended on it.
Even more telling, if I really like a single I'll add the album to my library and give it solid flogging, just like I used to when I could only afford a couple of albums a year.
While I'm actively listening to this discovery, I'm all over it, thinking "Yeah! Look at this guy, listening to new music."
And two weeks later I've usually forgotten to play the new thing and it recedes into the fog of lost memories, only ever to be recalled by accident, usually on shuffle play....
As the furore over an Australian cartoon about American tennis player Serena Williams rages on, Helen Razer calls game, set and match on the low hanging fruit of racial outrage.
Is Australia Racist?
Great, and at last. A fresh question for our debate-o-tainment.
Is Australia Racist??
Let the contest of ideas begin.
Of course, the answer will be NO. Few of us suspect a nation established in violent, racist theft might have some lingering issues with racism. (You touch up a brutal invasion with the frail colonial lie that they cannot possibly be human ONE TIME.) But, to truly learn if Australia, whose immigration policies are openly championed by Europes hard-as-hate anti-immigration right-wing, is racist? What a thrill ride this will be. Are there one or two racist items left in Australias shed of crazed denial (shed next to figurines of much-adored concrete native, not shed still holding Aboriginal children in torture conditions) we must debate.
This important debate was provoked by a drawing. Claimed as a likeness of Serena Williams, the alleged drawing gave me no visual hint of that great athlete at all. For a time, I did not know what this object might be and then I recognised it as the work of a traumatised patient.
My particular guess: the artist was a teen newly rescued from a Gippsland supremacy-and-baking cult and the art was produced when Nurse asked him to draw his feelings about Grand White Guru Wizard Tim. New Matilda notes that reports have since emerged that a Murdoch pissdrip called Mark or Sharlene or similar shat the thing out after eating a full box of Faber-Castells in one of her many office attempts at self-harm. We may never know the truth.
What do we know? That THIS is a spanker of a question. Is Australia Racist? Or, better: can we Make Australia Racister Again? #MARA
Important White Australians consider such questions today, as they are legally obliged to do. They will soon Start the Conversation on breakfast television, they will next Raise Awareness on Q&A and in time will make the very prudent choice of Steve Honk if You Heart Ethno-nationalism Bannon for moderator in chief.
Sure. You may not agree with Steves efficient and colossal distribution of explicitly racist lies about the Blacks, the.........
Cher has hinted she could be set for an appearance on RuPauls Drag Race. Last season, the drag TV juggernaut paid tribute to the gay icon with a musical challenge where the queens each sang live in a performance of Cher: The Unauthorized Rusical. And in a new interview with Attitude magazine, Cher has teased ...
Anthony Callea first burst onto the national stage on Australian Idol in 2004 and since his debut hes forged an enviable career spanning fourteen years. Hell return to Brisbane to headline this years Brisbane Pride Festival Fair Day and sat down for a chat with Michael James on the Gold Coast stop of his recent ...
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Voices for Indi is proudly hosting Gabrielle Chan, author of Rusted Off: Why Country Australia is Fed Up. Events are planned in Mansfield, Albury, Violet Town, Wangaratta and Shepparton.
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