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The Crime of Not Knowing Your Crime – Ric Throssell Against ASIO

Jim Kimble: Independent Australia Book Club. Jim Kable reviews a book by Karen Throssell about the injustice suffered by her father in his life-long struggle to clear his name after being wrongly accused by Vladimir Petrov of being a Russian spy in the 1950s. FOUR… Continue Reading →

Scott Morrison: What the Bloody Hell Are You Doing?

By Paul Begley: Independent Australia. Time and time again, Scott Morrison has demonstrated that he is ill-equipped to serve in a position of power, In recent days a number of Australian media outlets drew on Annika Smethurst’s insightful new Scott Morrison biography, The… Continue Reading →

Morrison Government Sets More ‘Worst Ever’ Economic Records

By Alan Austin: Independent Australia. Virtually every new data release confirms Australia’s economic demise under Prime Minister Morrison and Treasurer Frydenberg. Alan Austin updates the tally of disastrous outcomes. INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT IS at an all-time low. As is Australia’s net worth and its global… Continue Reading →

The Australian Government Led By Scott Morrison Sets Records in Economic Mismanagement

Part One: Alan Austin. Independent Australia. As the Coalition approaches the eighth anniversary of its election, Alan Austin surveys some of this regime’s most destructive records. THE MORRISON GOVERNMENT passed its third anniversary last week. The Coalition will soon celebrate eight years… Continue Reading →

World’s Worst Internet: Australians Pay For Failed National Broadband Network

By Paul Budde: Independent Australia. Poor management of Australia’s broadband network has resulted in a problem that the Government won’t fix and has left consumers paying for it, writes Paul Budde. FOR MORE THAN A DECADE – dating back to the original… Continue Reading →

Parliament House Has Become A Cesspool and Morrison is Blocking The Drain

By Martin Hirst: Independent Australia The rancidness of our Liberal Party Government, with its recent sex scandals and accusations of rape, starts from the very top and seeps down. DO YOU REMEMBER a couple of weeks ago when one of… Continue Reading →

Repeatedly Going To War: The Cost Of Our U.S. Alliance

By Stephen Darley: Independent Australia Our alliance with the U.S. helps keep its war machine rolling, but the cost to Australia must be more carefully considered, writes Stephen Darley. ON 16 FEBRUARY 2003, I was walking along North Terrace, Adelaide. Nothing unusual in that, as I… Continue Reading →

How Morrison Taught Australian Voters to Relax and Love the Rort

David Donovan: Independent Australia It is hard to escape the conclusion that the Australian people are being actively groomed by conservative politicians to accept, dismiss, overlook, or ignore their unethical activities. In fact, corruption scandals involving conservative Australian politicians are… Continue Reading →

The Economy is Still Booming for the Rich Despite the Pandemic

By Alan Austin with Independent Australia These times are financially stressful for many Australians, but not everyone. Alan Austin examines indicators showing the sectors still dining out. AUSTRALIA’S TREASURER Josh Frydenberg conceded glumly to the Canberra press club last month that “this is a difficult… Continue Reading →

Driving the Australian Economy off a Cliff

By Tarric Brooker with Independent Australia A huge number of Australians will be plunged into poverty overnight as others get to renovate their homes — courtesy of Australian Government programs. Tarric Brooker reports. Prime Minister Scott Morrison has begun pulling back stimulus measures, despite… Continue Reading →

Assange, Collaery, Snowden, Smethurst: Criminalising Truth

By Alison Broinowski with Independent Australia ENOUGH IS ENOUGH. You’ve often heard that from leaders clutching at their last straw. Australia, you would think, has had enough this year. Enough of a scorched, smoky summer. Enough eviscerating loss of family. Enough… Continue Reading →

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