Ugur Nedim details the Abbott Government’s plan to roll out a “healthy welfare card” scheme and questions whether such a scheme will actually benefit the underprivileged.
With new laws coming into effect, Ugur Nedim cautions that our fears regarding freedom of speech in Australia may be about to be realised.
After attending the Reclaim Australia rally at Federation Square, Kiem Nguyen wants to reclaim Australia for our children — FROM the Reclaim Australia movement.
Following the despicable slaying of nearly 150 Kenyans overnight by Al Shabaab militants, Editor PB reflects on the things that matter…or at least that he feels should.
Last year we saw a multitude of people around the country take part in the March in March, and in 2015 “March Australia” hope for a similar turnout to send a message to politicians that citizens want their voices heard.
Carole Lander points to a considerable disparity between the UK and Australia’s arts funding, particularly with regard to disabled performers.
April Davis joins the outrage sparked by the brutal stabbing of 17-year old Canterbury Secondary College student Masa Vukotic on Tuesday night.
An open letter signed by over 700 Australians to Prime Minister Tony Abbott urging him to accept a gift of crowd-funded solar panels has been delivered to his Manly electoral office. #AcceptTheGift
City of Sydney councillor Edward Mandla has called for a complete revision of the CoS Southern Industrial Area (SIA) plan or risk dampening growth in NSW.
Alcoholism is the most destructive force in society according to Harvard’s Triumphs of Experience study and Xavier Toby couldn’t agree more.
A Galaxy survey shows Aussies still want us to be the nation of “the fair go” – well, Gen Y, puts your money where your mouth is, urges Steph Lentz.
Countering PM Tony Abbott’s lashing out at the Human Rights Commission’s findings in The Forgotten Children, Lachlan Dale offers solutions to help get asylum seeker children out of detention.
As the results of today’s #Libspill emerge, and PM Tony Abbott lives to box on another day, Editor Paul Bugeja wonders how many more days the PM has left before he might find himself exiting stage “right”.
We love the new initiative, Gig Buddies, being launched by Councillor Jenny Green, as it pairs up those with disabilities with carers to get them to gigs around Sydney #TBSLikes
With the release of MYEFO 2014-15, Steph Lentz fears the generous nation that Australia has always been to its foreign friends is under threat, but hopes #saveAustralinAid might redeem us.
TBS hopes that the customers and employees caught in the Sydney Siege are safely released soon, and that people will re-think their social media contributions in the wake of the incident.
For Jack Howes, the arrests in Egypt of homosexual men on “debauchery” charges are a little too conveniently timed when the Egyptian political situation is considered.
Richard Jackson attended the launch by The Online Hate Prevention Institution (OHPI) of a database it hopes will help combat online hate.
Xavier Toby says there’s nothing wrong with the handling of the Eric Garner case, as the US police have always been racist…we just weren’t supposed to notice.
Conrad Liveris wraps up the G20 meeting, wanting the “boys” to “get on with it”…(maybe more would get done if there were more women heads of state? #justsaying)
So it turns out the “Subway diet” doesn’t work…who would have thought? One poor kid did, writes Xavier Toby, and now Subway’s cash registers are looking a lot lighter.