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International student exploitation rife

At the start of the coronavirus crisis the prime minister told international students and migrant workers with medical training they had “opportunities” in Australia but for the rest it was “time to go home”   […]

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Not taxing times for all

The latest Tax Office transparency data has had its usual pre-Christmas release, on the very last sitting day of parliament for 2020, this year’s data also distracted from public scrutiny by COVID-19. The oil and […]

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Beyond the blame game

A former ambassador to Beijing recently described Australia-China relations as having moved from the bottom of a pit to a “sub-basement” of the pit. There is blame on both sides but, former intelligence office, David […]

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Dollars are not the sum total of local news

This year more than 100 local and regional newspapers across Australia were either shutdown or cut back to online only publications, four decade veteran of Queensland regional news, Ian McDougall says don’t blame the coronavirus […]

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ASPI’s influence over university grants

The Australian Research Council launches investigation into Australian academics, based solely on US government-funded research by the Australian Strategic Policy Institute, the day after a report in Murdoch press 14 December 2020 | Marcus Reubenstein The […]

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Distinguished professor smeared

Daily Telegraph’s claim of “Aussie link to China military lab” a tale of skewed facts and innuendo that preceded a campaign of violent threats against a world-renowned scientist 9 December 2020 | Marcus Reubenstein Eminent Australian […]