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Another GetUp! Candidate

Radical left-wing activist group GetUp is throwing its resources and support behind a number of so-called “Independents” in their mission to help Labor and the Greens win the upcoming Federal election.

First there was the revelation that Former GetUp media director Adrian Dodd, who also served as a communications adviser at the ACTU, is helping “Independent” Oliver Yates prepare to stand against Treasurer Josh Frydenberg.

Now it’s been revealed that the Campaign Director for Independent Zali Steggall in Warringah, Louise Hislop, is a member of GetUp’s Warringah Action Group.

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Academics oppose Western Civilisation

Students at the University of Queensland could be denied the opportunity to study a Western civilisation degree supported by the Ramsey Centre for Western Civilisation because academics have voted during a union meeting to oppose the move.

In further evidence of the growing censorship within tertiary academia, these angry adults are trying to restrict the choices of students because they don’t believe the course will reflect their narrow world view.

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Transgender Description “CENSORED”

Two news organisations that described a self-confessed transgender woman as a transgender woman have been found to be in breach of Australian Press Council standards for doing so.

After years of fighting for recognition, it appears the use of “transgender” as a descriptor is only allowed in certain circumstances – and certainly not in the accurate reporting of criminal activity.

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Labor not for turning on super changes

Despite mounting evidence of the devastating impact Labor’s franking tax changes will have in slashing the income of nearly a million senior Australians, Bill Shorten has declared Labor is “not for turning” and his Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen has dismissively said “they’re entitled to vote against us”.

If Labor can be so callous about our seniors, those who’ve worked hard all their lives and contributed to our nation, what will they do to others in our community?

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$1.1 billion for two days of power

The next time you hear the well-worn line that power from the sun or wind is “free” think of the whopping bill that Victoria and South Australia faced last week to try and power their renewable-dependant States when demand soared – over $1 billion for just 48 hours.

While Queenslanders were paying spot electricity prices of $105.63 per megawatt-hour and NSW $109, Victorians reached an astonishing $14,309-a-megawatt hour limit, while South Australia was paying $14,500.

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Energy Supply in Crisis

Australia’s energy supply was yesterday in serious doubt, with consumers in two states being urged not to use their household appliances to ease pressure on a system pushed to breaking point.

Heatwaves are not new to Australian summers but increasingly we are witnessing the inability of our complex power grid to meet the demands of the season when supply is most crucial.

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Quotas Are NO Replacement For Merit

Australia’s system of honours is set to become more politically correct (PC) if Labor is elected – with a vow to introduce gender “targets” on recipients of our highest honours.

What ever happened to merit?

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Exposed: Cost of Labor's Super Changes

There’s new and clear evidence of the devastating impact that Labor’s policy to remove franking credits will have. A growing number of investment companies are moving now to downscale their shareholdings and pay early dividends to their investors.

These decisions are an attempt to lessen the effect of Labor’s policy and ensure investors on low incomes can retain some of their expected income. Sadly, it’s also a sign that the market expects a Labor election victory this year.

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PC Gender Approach Risks Lives

In a clear example of the lunacy that occurs when government adopts a politically correct (PC) agenda, lives are being put at risk in the UK as women who identify as male are being invited for vital cervical cancer screening, even though they don’t have a cervix.

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