Australia, and more specifically Sydney, is about to be hit by two of arguably the biggest crowd pullers in the world today. The launch of the Apple iPhone in Australia is due on July 11th, and Pope Benedict XVI is due to arrive in Sydney on July 13th for World Youth Day 2008. Both events
The power of one – public pressure on politics
The power of the internet as a marketing medium has been embraced by the majority of political parties, and their members. In Australia, every major party has a web presence, and a growing number of national, state and local politicians have their own sites. Some have even entered the ‘youth markets’ of MySpace and YouTube.
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Terrorist threats, knee-jerks, and real jerks
The latest comments by the Australian Immigration Minister, Kevin Andrews, with regard to the actions of Dr Mohamed Haneef, leave me with grave concerns for the future of personal freedom in Australia. For those that are not aware of the proceedings, Dr Haneef is an Indian doctor working in Australia, who was arrested as a
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