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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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Tim Andrews on donating to Israel Falou

It was not my original intention to donate to this. After all, I generally believe that an employment contract can be terminated at will by either party, if the agreed terms are followed. However, upon reflection several things have made … Continue reading

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The Friedman Papers 2019

Get your copy of the Friedman Papers here. Selected from our favourite and most attractive speakers at the conference. The Doomlord contributed the first paper on Milton Friedman – a man of his time; a man for our times. The … Continue reading

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