Countering ALP opportunism in unions

Hard words rang
across the factory floor
Juan heard the sound of hate
bitter words to injure
a shout that sent the signal
for the war to come

– ‘Brisbane Barrio’ by Jumping Fences

Uber has been a low tax paying global giant since 2010. Twelve 12 years later ABC Announcer, Patricia Karvelas, interviews the incoming Minister for Employment, Workplace Relations and the Arts, Tony Burke, about a deal cut between the Transport Workers Union on behalf of Uber workers in Australia.… Go to Article

Submarines made out of Coffins

There are too many jellyfish in Moreton Bay for a Submarine Base. Submarines would “inevitably” be forced into an emergency reactor shutdown by swarms of jellyfish – Lisa-ann Gershwin, leading marine biologist and Jellyfish expert.

Dutton on Defensive – too many jellyfish!

On Friday 18 March 2022 Brisbane chamber of commerce members and their guests were treated to a rare look inside Australia’s defence posture amidst rising global tensions and dynamic activity in Europe and Asia.… Go to Article