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Roll up! Come and meet Tony Thomas on Tuesday 10th

Tony would like to invite you to the launch of his new book, COME TO THINK OF IT  – essays to tickle the brain. The launch is at 6.30pm Tuesday March 10 at Il Gambero’s Restaurant, 166 Lygon St, Carlton. Speakers … Continue reading

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Something to cheer you up!

Dont just sit there looking at the screen, do something useful! Buy this book by Tony Thomas. You will not regret it and besides you can see he could use a decent feed! Tony Thomas stimulates, amuses, engages and – … Continue reading

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Arise, and greet the dawn with cheerful song!

Stepping back from politics for a moment – the situation that Matthew Arnold sketched almost 200 years ago in his poem Dover Beach –  “And we are here, as on a darkling plain, swept with confused alarms of struggle and … Continue reading

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From Vancouver, Arizona, Washington DC and Vienna via Prague

In the hotel in Vancouver there were instructions to follow in the event of an earthquake. Regrettably only room for one under the desk. Arizona Sunset On Chesapeake Bay out of Annapolis near Washington DC Lolita the Opera was running … Continue reading

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The Third Ray Evans Memorial Oration

  This is just a friendly reminder to join us next weekend for the Third Ray Evans Memorial Oration to be delivered by Senator Amanda Stoker in Melbourne, Saturday 9th November! The Oration is an opportunity to celebrate Ray’s memory … Continue reading

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The Future of Employment

The Future of Employment with Airtasker, Deloitte and RMIT. Presented by Mercedes me Store Melbourne. About this Event Date And Time Wed., 16 October 2019 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm AEDT Add to Calendar Location Mercedes me Store Melbourne 525 … Continue reading

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Peter Ridd Legal Action Fund

We must fight again,  and will need about $1.5M AUD to take this as far as the High Court if necessary. Last year I was fired by James Cook University after saying that Great Barrier Reef science institutions were untrustworthy … Continue reading

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Read all about it …

As many Cats know my RMIT colleagues and I set up a Blockchain Innovation Hub a couple of years ago and have been working in that space. One of the things that we have tried to do is develop a … Continue reading

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… and, um, Sinclair

There was an article in the AFR this morning reporting on Kristina Keneally’s increasingly hysterical campaign against the CPAC conference being held in Sydney this week. On Wednesday she said the conference at the Rydges World Square Hotel came amid “the … Continue reading

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I’m about to be arrested

I just received a phone call from the ATO advising me that I needed to make an immediate payment to avoid arrest. This is a scam – the ATO would never call in advance. They would just come and arrest … Continue reading

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