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GetUp!'s War Chest Grows

Ever heard of “The Sunrise Project”?  Most Australians haven’t – but this little known environmental activist organisation funded in part from foreign donors has just gifted $495,000 to Get Up for ...

Energy Costs Drive Businesses and Jobs Offshore

Despite Australia’s wealth of natural resources, our energy costs are among the highest in world - and it’s seriously impacting on the competitiveness of Australian companies. New research by the U...

Free Speech in Decline at Australian Universities

Concerning new evidence points to the continuing decline of freedom of speech and increasing restriction of political and social debate at universities across Australia. The Institute of Public Aff...

Widespread support for Religious Freedoms

Support for religious freedom is an issue that bridges the political divide – with today’s Newspoll finding that 59% of Australians support new laws to protect individuals, schools and companies fr...

Sleeping Giants = Online Bullies

For a prime example of the bully tactics used by the left, look no further than “Sleeping Giants” an online “community” that obsesses in targeting businesses to gain power over those whose opinions...

Change that "hurtful" name

Remember the childhood chant of “sticks and stones will break my bones, but names will never hurt me”?  Well that’s not the case in our nation’s capital. In the latest example of political correctn...

Millions more lose out under Labor's Super Tax

Ordinary Aussies, in a wide range of superannuation funds, will have their savings slashed by Labor’s franking credit tax – according to evidence provided by the Financial Services Council to a par...

"Punitive & Unbalanced" = Unfair

Mark Bouris is one of Australia’s best small business, into large business entrepreneurs. He’s done it not once but twice and on a national scale. Writing in the Daily Telegraph, Mark shares some i...

Hey Tradies - Beware Labor’s Latest Tax Slug

Hard working Brickies, carpenters, plasterers, painters, sparkies and labourers will be among the hardest hit by Labor’s planned changes to negative gearing and capital gains tax. Not only will hou...