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A word of advice from Gina, Australia's biggest comprador

Gina RinehartAustralia's richest woman recently took a pop shot at the nation's 'entitlement mentality'. Gina Rinehart warned in a recent edition of the Australian Resources and Investment magazine, "This 'age of entitlement' and its consequences is creating problems for all of us, our children and our grandchildren."


This caring concern then shifted to a hardnose approach of how this problem should be solved. She waxed lyrical about Margaret Thatcher's 'strong' economic policies, arguing that Australia's political leaders should likewise cut 'wasteful' social welfare spending.

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Fight back against the Victorian Napthine's government attack on democratic rights

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Around 4000 protestors on February 18 marched on the Victorian parliament to oppose the introduction of the amendments to the Summary Offences Act. With this new legislation the Napthine government plans to crack down on protests, pickets and community actions.

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Don't sign the TPPA - Defend Australia’s sovereignty and our democratic rights!

This short article was handed out as a leaflet at rallies that were recently held in cities around the country against the TPPA.

TPP Protest CanberraThe TPPA (Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement) is a so-called ‘free’ trade agreement vigorously pushed by the US and its multinational corporations on Australia and 10 other Pacific Rim countries.

The US driven TPP is only about giving multinational corporations more freedom to exploit people and plunder the environment. 

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Pine Gap – the dark secret in our centre

Pine GapThe Pine Gap facility was at the heart of the dismissal of the Whitlam Government in 1972

There is a tragedy hidden in the heart of Australia. On ancient, remote Aboriginal lands, a cluster of strangely shaped buildings squat in an extraordinarily remote area. For decades these buildings, and those who work within them, have silently been at the center of a killing spree.

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Peace Convergence Conference

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Peace Convergence Conference organised by the Independent and Peaceful Australian Network
April 20 – 25 2014 Canberra, 2014

IPAN is a network of organisations and peace activists from all regions of Australia who are united by our support for an independent Australian foreign policy based on peaceful resolution of conflicts.

Conference: April 22nd 2014 Canberra
“Towards a Peaceful and Independent Australia”

Prior to the conference IPAN together with Unions ACT will have an Information stall at 18 – 20th April Folk Festival,    contact Kim Sattler

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