Malcolm’s NBN innovation: from helpful and important to ferret underpants – First Dog on the Moon

Now he is Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull should totally be able to make the NBN work. Just turn it off then on again Source: Malcolm’s NBN innovation: from helpful and important to ferret underpants | First Dog on the Moon | Opinion | The Guardian

‘I thought I was Australian’: Brisbane man on his deportation to Chile

Australian-raised Ricardo Bolvaran has become a stranger in a foreign land, lost and confused, after the nation in which he spent 98 per cent of his life deported him to Chile.”I’m lonely, I’m a little bit lost. I’ve thought about suicide a couple of times to tell you the truth,” … Continue reading

Cory Bernardi And The Little Halal Truther Campaign That Couldn’t – By Michael Brull

As readers may be aware from my colleague Max Chalmer’s incisive reporting on the subject here at New Matilda, the Senate has been inquiring into Halal. That is, into Third party certification of food. The Senate has released its report. The whole thing was ridiculous from start to end, and … Continue reading

A phonecall, a meeting, then indefinite detention: the refugees at the mercy of Asio

Quietly, two weeks ago, a Tamil woman called Ranjini and her toddler son walked free from the gates of Villawood detention centre.Her son had never known a day of freedom in his life. Ranjini, a former member of the Sri Lankan separatist Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, who had previously … Continue reading