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The Value of a Life in 2014: It’s All Relative. Reading Between The Lines

Today’s media are obsessed with the trial of Oscar Pitorius and circumstances surrounding the tragic death of Reeva Steenkamp. There are currently few news bulletins failing to update this case. That this was anything but a tragic and heinous crime … Continued


Pigs May Fly: But Majority Australian Owned Airlines May Not. Reading Between The Lines

I have been, and am, a loyal Qantas customer. It is then with some reservation that I view the current turmoil surrounding Qantas, and for that matter Australian airlines in general. The current tsunami of retrenchments, bad news and general media mayhem enveloping … Continued


The Church: Abuser, or Abused. Reading between The Lines

Seemingly, every day, further evidence emerges of the malfeasance of Australian clergy, particularly in regard to child abuse. In some cases this abuse, and alleged abuse, was long-term in nature and involved breaching and exploiting the natural trust and innocence … Continued


The High Cost of Being Cool: Reading Between The Lines

Barely a day goes by without noisy climate change advocates promoting some new ‘evidence’ that the Evil Carbon is destroying our planet; declaring the best solution is to tax businesses more; whip them into submission; and enforce a new clean, green … Continued


The 3 Best Ways to INCREASE Australia’s Unemployment. #1

One of Australia’s enduring legacies is crumbling infrastructure, following decades of underinvestment, and in some cases a century of impaired foresight. Shackled by the curse of short electoral cycles, and the ever-present threat of a populist opposition plying the electorate with … Continued