Startling new research has revealed the extent of the Yes campaign’s failure to convince Australians to support the proposed Voice to Parliament. Market research firm Pollinate probed the success of the recently released John Farnham-backed advertisement, finding it had more of an adverse effect than a positive one. “If the
Beijing is willing to accept a “package resolution” to end a trade dispute with Australia, says China’s Ministry of Commerce. But it hasn’t detailed what that package must be. Or has it? Ministry (MOFCOM) spokesman He Yadong told State-controlled media this week that China “stands ready to work with Australia”
Is the price of potatoes still burning a hole in your pocket? Are staples like bread and milk eating into your budget? Prepare to eat cake: relentless weather extremes worldwide threaten a basket load of basic foods. Turbulent rains and drought are hammering crops in many parts of the world.
Federal politics is currently debating the usefulness of nuclear power versus renewables. As usual, the debate is replete with hysteria and rubbery figures designed to evoke high emotion and partisanship over reason and good policy. The debate began when Energy Minster Chris Bowen released figures this week indicating that the
Western countries have not only lost the industrial capacity required to fight a war, but they’re rapidly forgetting how to make the things they used to — and should consider bringing retired workers back to pass on their knowledge to the next generation, defence experts say. While recent headlines have