Brittany shares her story. The Stronger Together weight loss program

Dancer and actress Brittany Scrivner lost 7 kg on the Stronger Together weight loss program in Queanbeyan, New South Wales. Brittany joined the program after putting on weight during the pandemic. “I was working in the US. When Covid struck our contract was cancelled and we were sent home,” Brittany said. “I fell into a … Continue reading Brittany shares her story. The Stronger Together weight loss program

Democratize the peace process – Australians want to change the Prime Minister war powers

An overwhelming majority of Australians - 87% - want the Prime Minister’s war decisions to be subject to Parliament approval, a new poll has found. 87% of Australians think the PM's war decisions should be subject to Parliament approval always or unless there is immediate danger to Australia. Just 13% said the decisions should not … Continue reading Democratize the peace process – Australians want to change the Prime Minister war powers

Public interest vs profit: the fight for quality journalism

If financial viability becomes the benchmark for saving a newspaper or television program then not even The Australian is immune from the axe. The fact is that important journalism often needs subsidies to survive. It's a message Peter van Onselen should keep in mind when writing of privatising the ABC. Many important stories aren't commercial. … Continue reading Public interest vs profit: the fight for quality journalism

Abbott budget reply a series of stumbles

Budget week was predicted to be a tough time for the Government, but it's the Coalition's momentum that's taken a hit. In his budget reply last Thursday evening, Coalition leader Tony Abbott ventured out of his small-target cave. His speech and announcements were, at first blush, deemed competent and assured. Stumble: Tony Abbott, left, and … Continue reading Abbott budget reply a series of stumbles