Over the past few weeks, we’ve read Western sporting officials declare that Delhi’s Commonwealth Games won’t work because the city (and in particular the athletes’ village) is “filthy”, “uninhabitable” and “seriously compromised”. It's only half the story.
Politics in central Queensland mining town of Mackay isn’t a game for wusses. Or women for that matter.
What do you get when you build your intelligence service up to such a size that it occupies three times the floorspace as the main centre of your executive government?
The Parliament of the World’s Religions was held at the Melbourne Convention Centre this week, but the chance to enter paradise and share in the joy, peace, love and crystals came with a hefty price tag.
Our troops have a job to do. We should allow them to do it and not waste their or our own time with moronic speculations based on isolated incidents.
When is a terrorist deemed a genuine refugee who doesn’t pose any threat to Australia? When they're not a Muslim, apparently. But what makes the Tamil Tigers any different to Hamas, Hezbollah or the Taliban?
You’ve heard of tabloid media going after thick sheiks. Now some are even using fake sheiks. And even our PM is being questioned on whether their citizenship should be stripped.
All 20 candidates in this Saturday’s Bradfield preselection must be pondering one major question: exactly what do local Liberal Party preselectors in a safe seat look for in a candidate?
At this Saturday’s Bradfield preselection at the Hornsby RSL, one of the front runners will be a conservative who also happens to be openly gay, although Irfan Yusuf doubts that he'll be wearing a skivvy.
Skin colour makes a huge difference on the language used, when it comes to how violent street riots are reported in the media. Better to be a London Nazi skinhead than a Sydney Lebanese Muslim.