A Modest Proposal: Make Australia Straight Again

*DISCLAIMER* This article is purely satirical and does not represent any of the views held by the author or this publication.

Even the most rational agents within our society can have their resolves weakened by shameless propaganda campaigns intended to brainwash the innocent heterosexuals of Australia. The threat is growing, and preventing same-sex marriage isn’t enough. Continue reading A Modest Proposal: Make Australia Straight Again

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Analysis: Trump becomes president as supporters select their own demise

In the future – if humanity hangs on long enough to have one – you will be asked where you were when a sexual offending, sexist, tax cheating, serial lying, racist, repeatedly bankrupt reality television personality was knowingly elected as … Continue reading Analysis: Trump becomes president as supporters select their own demise

Canberra chooses ‘positive vision’ for city as Labor re-elected for fifth term

CANBERRA, Saturday—The leader of the ACT Labor party, Andrew Barr, told party faithful tonight that “Canberrans have voted for a positive vision for our city” after local election results showed the incumbent Labor government would be returned for a fifth … Continue reading Canberra chooses ‘positive vision’ for city as Labor re-elected for fifth term

ACT Greens pledge to lower voting age in local elections to 16

CANBERRA – The ACT Greens announced here on Wednesday night that they would seek to lower the voting age in local elections to 16, as a part of a suite of policies for young people unveiled in the lead up to the October poll. The announcement came at an election forum held by the Youth Coalition of the ACT, attended by a significant number of candidates contesting the ACT Election. Greens candidate for Brindabella and youth spokesman Michael Mazengarb told the forum: “The one thing that I’m really excited to do today is to announce that the ACT Greens will … Continue reading ACT Greens pledge to lower voting age in local elections to 16

Canberra protest calls for end to offshore detention of refugees after publication of Nauru Files

CANBERRA –  A group of about 300 people gathered on a busy intersection during evening peak hour here on Tuesday night to call on the federal government to immediately close the Nauru and Manus Island detention centres and bring those detained … Continue reading Canberra protest calls for end to offshore detention of refugees after publication of Nauru Files

Review: Magnificient, triumphant and loud – Mannheim and Canberra youth orchestras combined

Tchaikovsky’s 6th symphony, “Pathétique”, radiated from a stage crammed with musicians. Two orchestras were in the throes of the Russian composer’s passionate and romantic final symphony, which he premiered nine days before his untimely death. At times dark and at all times moving, Tchaikovsky’s 6th is a meditation on life and an embrace of the depths of possible feeling. That is what the Jugend Sinfonie Orchester Mannheim, in the final concert of their Australian tour, and the Canberra Youth Orchestra revealed. It was like being given the opportunity to listen to the symphony for the first time all over again. … Continue reading Review: Magnificient, triumphant and loud – Mannheim and Canberra youth orchestras combined