Tag Archives: Election 2013
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Tony Abbott’s extreme agenda

Looking at the ALP’s campaign over the last four weeks you could easily get the impression that the Coalition is coming into this election without any laid out agenda. Just last week the ALP went on attack about an apparent $10billion hole in the Coalition’s costings, and it seems like this week all focus will once […]

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Time to end homophobia and transphobia in schools

Tony Abbott drew fire yesterday for making his education policy launch at the Penrith Christian School in Western Sydney. To understand the concern, all you have to do is read the school’s ‘statement of faith’; it’s guiding principles if you wish. In them, the school states: “We believe that homosexuality and specific acts of homosexuality are an  abomination […]

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Abbott’s attack on our democracy

I’m a couple of days late with this, but I must say something. On Wednesday, Opposition Leader Tony Abbott announced that the Coalition would be preferencing the Greens last in every seat in the country in this years election. Even as a Greens supporter, the announcement didn’t bother me. We (the Greens) should expect, and in […]