The political climate means that defence spending is on the rise. North Korea is one trigger. As is the ongoing threat of terrorism. The boost to Australia’s defence capabilities may well be timely, possibly even well overdue.
An abundance of Asian shoppers are buying baby formula in large quantities, to sell on to China for profit. Masses of Asian shoppers often go through checkouts and later return to buy more quantities of the product.
If the mountainous levels of debt accumulated by Aussie home owners is anything to go by, that Ponzi scheme may be alive and well right here in the housing market.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will meet with US President Donald Trump in Washington DC this week. One of the discussions on the table will be to establish a regional joint infrastructure scheme between Japan, India, the US and Australia.
‘Jobs and growth’ was the slogan for the Turnbull government in the 2016 election race. And while there has been jobs growth — 400,000 new jobs in fact — wages remain stagnant.
A judge has called a mother of two ‘greedy’ in court, after she stole over $300,000 from her ANZ firm dating from 2014–2016. The 44-year-old was already on a $200,000 a year contract, with her household annual income being over $500,000.
You’ve probably heard of the LNP’s recent movement in the defence industry. The Turnbull government wants to increase defence industry exports by $1 billion. The move will push Australia into the top 10 weapons exporters within the decade.
The pursuit of justice, however well intended, can easily get carried away. Especially when it involves big, powerful investigations. These are infamous for heading off in directions you aren’t expecting.
After a decade of central bank driven ‘cheap money’, the world is awash in debt. And the debt problem goes way beyond Australia and the US.
If you believe the mainstream media, Victoria is descending into crime-fuelled chaos. It makes for frightening headlines. There’s just one problem. It’s not true.
The global war on marijuana began in the US. And now, by virtue of its superpower status, the US is leading the way to end that war…one state at a time.
In a move that can only be described as dystopian, the Chinese Communist party is introducing a new ‘rating’ system. One that would ensure people are upstanding, government-fearing citizens in all aspects of life.
If the government is to follow the international trend of regulating opioids, it should also embrace medicinal cannabis.
The Turnbull Government is finally standing up to Chinese interference in Australian politics. But critics warn of the potential to poison the atmosphere of Australia–China relations.
There’s a particular part of Victoria’s proposed Firearms Amendment Bill 2017 that should concern you. Regardless of how you feel about guns.
There’s nothing wrong with a little patriotism. If you watched Donald Trump’s State of the Union address, you may have noticed that Americans remain obsessed with three such symbols.
Politics is a fickle game. A lot of promises are made…and almost always broken. With as many politicians as Australia has, you would think that anymore and we may as well be brawling.
Our defence force and their locations must be protected at all costs. Scouring for locations safe enough for our military personnel is a difficult enough task as it is. Now however, a fitness app has exposed our military sites, putting Australian soldiers at risk.
Did you feel let down by Donald Trump’s presentation at the World Economic Forum in Davos? Here, after all, is a president who shoots from the hip. Often poorly. It’s what makes him so darned entertaining.
Australia appears ready to sign on to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), along with 10 other countries. But currently the US isn’t one of them. Trump may have isolated himself from other economies willing to buy American products.
Journalism, like politics, is a necessary evil. It keeps the public informed of what’s going on in the world. Journalism is the base of our sources. And now those sources look to be threatened.
There’s been much speculation surrounding Russia’s collusion to get US President Donald Trump into the White House. But now it’s the Republican lawmakers who are gunning for a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) memo to be released to the public.
By clicking a single button, your privacy could already be breached. Thousands of people across 21 countries including the US, Canada, France, and Germany, have already been targeted.
When London’s Grenfell Tower caught fire in 2017, Australia responded by having its own audit and report of whether apartments within the nation contained flammable cladding. But…we haven’t heard much about it since.
As taxpayers, our confidence is hinged on the notion that our hard-earned money is being allocated towards worthy projects. But all too often, the popularity contest of politics overshadows the interests of the people.
Despite having constructed some of the biggest, widest and longest freeways in the world, congestion on Australian roads continues to cost us billions.
We all know about it. We’ve all heard about it. We’ve all seen it. Political correctness has once again reared its ugly head. This time it’s in the name of diversity.
Talks between North and South Korea must be going very well. The two states are planning to walk together under a unification flag.
Climate change is one of the most talked about issues the world is apparently facing today. Big cities have started to take notice. And they’re taking action.
Under the guise of our own protection, our data is now being treated as a collectable commodity. Governments around the world have been gathering their citizen’s biometric data at an alarming rate.