Qantas plans cause sleepless nights

By Reuben Brand As part of its submission to a national aviation white paper, Australia’s largest international airline carrier Qantas has called on the Federal … Read more

Shoot the messenger

BY ROGER HANNEY The preliminary text of the Garnaut Report has finally started a serious conversation that Australia should have had at the turn of … Read more

Sydney artist to run Paris Marathon

By Wendy Parkin Paris is renowned for matters of the heart so it’s no surprise the Heart Foundation is inviting people to run the Marathon … Read more

Caroona calls for caution on coalmine

BY BIANCA BIRDSALL A David and Goliath battle is raging in the Liverpool Plains as the rural community of Caroona continues to confront BHP Billiton … Read more

BrettUp! moves on

By Roger Hanney Brett Solomon will shortly be leaving the invigorated citizen’s lobby group GetUp! whose national membership has grown from barely 20,000 to nearly … Read more

Stranger than fiction

By Roger Hanney What tastes like dirt and doesn’t cost the Earth’, America’s leading source of international market-related news, ran the following on July … Read more

Pass the condoms, hold the condemnation

By Lawrence Gibbons If you believe the hype, close to 150,000 impressionable young minds will descend on Sydney in July, providing the Pope with ample … Read more

Stranger Than Fiction

By Roger Hanney That explains a lot’ Charles Barber is a published author and lecturer in psychiatry at Yale University in America. He recently wrote … Read more

World Youth Day alternative events

July 13 Rainbow Sash: The event is a cross between a rally/panel discussion/mass at 2.30 pm on Sunday, July 13 at the Pitt St Uniting … Read more

Locals defend park

Plans to demolish a small park to create a walking path through Surry Hills for World Youth Day pilgrims were shelved after a local protest … Read more