North Coast Voices

Blog URL:http://northcoastvoices.blogspot.com
Blog Tags:Northern Rivers, environment, government, people power, media, election comment, poltics, health, policy

Group blog from regional Australia posting on politics, society, the arts, the environment and current affairs.



Latest Blog Posts



Donald Trump became the first sitting US president to attend and give a keynote speech at the annual Values Voter Summit which this year was held in Washington DC on 12-15 October.This event included at least nine other misogynistic, anti-Muslim and/...

“the shame and humiliation of losing high office drives him on, with the thinnest of rationalisations for his actions” [Judith Brett]La Trobe University Emeritus Professor Judith Brett writing in The Monthly, August 2017:Once again Tony Abbott ha...

Multinational Serco Group plc registered in England and Wales, with revenue in 2016 of an est. $5 billion and an underlying trading profit of est. $139 million, has made the news again.One of its subsidiaries, SERCO CITIZEN SERVICES PTY LTD1 ABN:89 0...

Swift ParrotLathamus discolorPsittacidaeCritically endangered (Australian federal listing)IUCN Red ListImage: Geoffrey Dabb/ Canberra BirdsSwift Parrots breed only in Tasmania and then fly across Bass Strait to forage on the flowering eucalypts...

“Want to clear the pool of sharks? Ask the little lady. The sheilas are tough in Australia” I’m sure the North Coast Voices reader who sent me a link to this video along with that comment was boasting a bit as he said it.Meet Melissa Hatheier&n...

The Guardian, 12 October 2017 Australia is among countries with the highest growth in income inequality in the world over the past 30 years, according to the International Monetary Fund.Vitor Gaspar, the IMF’s director of fiscal affairs, has told a...

Excerpts from Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) submission to the Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs Senate Inquiry into Social Services Legislation Amendment (Cashless Debit Card) Bill 2017:Human rights concerns A...