Students sets sights on politics
Johnson, 17, pledged to do away with negative politics, embrace multiculturalism and abolish inefficient taxes. "As the son of a Chinese migrant I am a beneficiary of Australia's embracement of multiculturalism," he said. "This also prompted me to … Read more on The West Australian
How Barack Obama is changing the face of Australian political campaigns
Revolutionary ideas forged in US presidential campaigns look set to change the face of Australian politics at the looming federal election. Nick O'Malley and Chris Johnson examine the lessons that could be learnt. Tweet · Pin It · submit to reddit … Read more on The Age
Rudd won't be told election is lost
But he warned the government would now run "the most negative campaign seen in Australian politics". "Kevin Rudd is going to get nasty. The Labor Party are going to get nasty. They are going to be nasty towards Tony Abbott, they are going to get nasty … Read more on The Australian
This book contains a large number of enjoyable and accessible essays on many aspects of Australian culture including: - mateship; - the Anzac spirit; - barbies; - politicians; - sport; - fair go; - what it means to be Australian; - Australia's relationship with the English and New Zealand; - big noting; - and many others.
The essays draw from the previous writings of Australian cultural writer David Downie.
This book will be helpful both to high school and other students looking into aspects of Australian culture, as well as Australians with an interest in themselves or people of other nations who are interested in Australian cultural traits (ie Aussie lovers!).
The essays are intended to be easy and fun to read, while also raising some serious issues. There is almost 80,000 words of them.
I hope you enjoy reading them as much as I did writing them.
How an Australian 'WoW' player lost 000 in solid gold bars, her business …
It all began in 2008 when Fincham, an Australian World of Warcraft player and full-time nurse, earned $ 75,000 gold farming and then had it printed into actual gold bars. In quick succession she then had her house burgled, her gold stolen, and then got … Read more on Digital Trends
Alacer Replaces CEO as It Seeks to Sell Australian Gold Mines
Alacer Gold Corp., the third-biggest gold company traded in Australia, replaced David Quinlivan as chief executive officer and said it will mothball its mines there within 18 months if they aren't sold. Chief Financial Officer Rodney P. Antal, took … Read more on Bloomberg
Outlook for Australian and New Zealand Dollar Brightens Considerably as Gold…
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