Morrison’s love for Murdoch has left ABC in the dust

Scott Morrison has shown an aversion to appearing in ABC interviews, preferring to be represented by the mainstream right-wing media, writes Jeremy Epstein. PRIME MINISTER Scott Morrison recently shocked the good folks at the national broadcaster by turning down their invitation for a pre-election debate with Labor leader Anthony Albanese, instead choosing to have the … Read more

FIN is the real deal in the fight for the anti-corruption commission

While many parties, including Labour, promise a federal ICAC, FIN is the only party truly committed to stamping out government corruption, writes Ross Jones. THE POLITICAL PARTY ICAC Now Federal (FIN) had its beginnings in the pages of Independiente ANAustralia on May 12, 2020. Two years later, in May 2022, the Party is running above … Read more

Interview with David Donovan on Morrison’s Pentecostal politics

IAN Founder and publisher David Donovan had a lot to say when asked Tuesday by carby David Barr on the lack of secularism in Australian politics. With much discussion recently about the Seven Mountains Mandate and Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate’s appointment of a “spiritual adviser”, the Pentecostal Church has infiltrated our governments and caused … Read more

Crazy ‘Bulldozer’ Morrison, can you fix it? no you can’t

Is Scott Morrison so delusional, so out of touch with reality, so shortsighted, that he actually believes some of the nonsense he says? Because nothing he says, or so close to nothing as to make no difference, can really be believed or taken at face value. On Saturday, in the fringe Melbourne seat of MP … Read more

The government needs a strategic vision for arts and culture

With a possible change of government on the way, it’s time to focus on the importance of arts politics in Australia, write Leya Reid and Georgie Cyrillo. THREE OUT OF FOUR Australians sought out art and culture during the pandemic to improve their mood and quality of life. Now more than ever, the arts and … Read more

Scott Morrison Has 10 Key Election Messages – Nine Are Not True

In his re-election speech, Scott Morrison is insisting on several talking points that are overwhelmingly refuted by the facts, as Alan Austin reports. IN THE LEADERS’ FINAL DEBATE last week, Prime Minister Morrison looked straight into the camera at Australian voters and said: “The Coalition took six years to clean up the fiscal mess of … Read more

Independents may be our only chance to help the environment

Our governments should be ashamed of decades of negligence in reducing carbon and methane emissions. In the next Federal Election, we must vote to erode monopoly politics, writes Gerry Georgatos. To expand on Alexsandr Solzhenitsyn, author of The Gulag Archipelago 1918-56 — Governments lie. They know that we know they are lying. Still they lie. … Read more

Morrison’s ‘inexpensive’ crap is out of line

Scott Morrison’s attack on Anthony Albanese, claiming the need for “economics" credentials to hold high office, does not hold up according to the public record. Read now…

Claims That Raising The Minimum Wage Risks ‘Runaway’ Inflation Are False

The wage war has become the center of public debate in the run-up to federal elections, with Albanians arguing that real wages could rise alongside productivity growth, he writes. Graham White. There IS something depressing about the current debate about raising the minimum wage. Apparently, the only way we can see the economy working properly, … Read more

The Liberal Party calls for the AEC to investigate Andrew Charlton, Labor candidate for Parramatta

The Liberal Party will ask the Australian Electoral Commission to investigate an alleged electoral violation by the captain’s choice of Anthony Albanese for a seat in Sydney. Key points: Andrew Charlton reportedly broke electoral laws by providing the wrong address to the Australian Electoral Commission. Mr Charlton is accused of listing his wife’s Woollahra rental … Read more