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When the Tough Get Going: Why Queensland Will Survive Australia’s Killer Floods

As state Premier Anna Bligh says, "Australia's floods broke our hearts, but they won't break the will of Queenslanders." Read More »

How America’s Cultural Insularity Had a KFC Cricket Ad Pulled Off Air and Australians Misguidedly Accused of Racism

Cricket between The Windies and Australia has a happy history ... and none of it's about racism or identity politics. Read More »

Black Saturday, Australia’s Worst Bushfire Disaster: Anatomy Of An Inferno

Mother nature descended in all her fury on south-eastern Australia at the weekend, leaving a trail of fiery death and destruction that belies belief Read More »

Soldier of The Queen: Prince Harry’s Top-Secret (and Very Bloody Dangerous) Tour of Duty

News of Prince Harry's tour in Afghanistan has led to his recall over security fears, but at least the tabloids are seeing him in a new light Read More »

Bang Bang, You’re Dead

The rich vein of Australia's criminal past is never too far from the surface, even in the 21st century. A new show documents a decade of bloody gangland killings. Read More »

The Day We Toppled A Government

There are ways to bring down governments that have outlived their usefulness or betrayed their people, and there are ways. Here's the best way. Read More »

The Man Tipped as Next Aussie Prime Minister ‘asked to leave NY strip club’

How a bad night out at an American lap-dancing club turned into a potential vote winner Down Under Read More »

Hitting Mugabe’s Murderous Regime for Six

The Australian Government hit back at the murderous regime of Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe by cancelling a planned cricket tour. Read More »

A Clash of Civilisations, Lest We Forget

Horrific events of nearly a century ago are more relevent to the future of the English-speaking nations than ever, as history has a habit of repeating. Read More »

Crazy Notions About The British Naval Party Drama

Conspiracy theories about the Iranian capture of a British Naval Party hold a lot less water than the Persian Gulf. Read More »