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THE NAKED CITY – LET’S SHOOT ‘TRUMP’ DOWN UNDER

Never has there been more Australian interest in an American election than the current debacle, with saturation coverage across all media. Local elections come and go but none with the drama, madness and unbridled idiocy that’s currently unleashed in the US. What better time for us to cash in shamelessly on the situation and announce […]

Rocky road to Senate majority

By ALLISON HORE With the federal election this weekend, eyes will be on the Senate to see if poll frontrunners, the Labor party, will be able to win a majority in the upper house as well as the lower house. But the road to a Senate majority will not be easy for Labor even if […]

THE NAKED CITY – NO LAUGHING MATTER!

In a world where a reborn nationalism is very much to the forefront throughout the political landscape, the recent election of a TV comic in Ukraine probably came as no surprise. That Volodymyr Zelensky won by a landslide, with 73% of the vote, says a lot for the average voter’s disillusionment with modern-day politics and […]

THE NAKED CITY – MAKE AUSTRALIA GRATE!

With a Federal Election looming a new form of street art has suddenly appeared all over Australia. Not some mindless variant on popular graffiti or a lovingly painted street mural – no,  it’s the defaced Clive Palmer United Australia Party billboard. With a budget that seems to know no bounds, Clive has been plastering the […]

TALKING THROUGH YOUR ARTS – BIMBLEBOX ART PROJECT

A certain Queensland mining magnate ruffled more than a few feathers in 2011 when he reputedly said about an endangered species - “Fortunately, the black-throated finch has wings and can fly.” With few exceptions, Australia’s 900 bird species are endemic to our island continent. Queensland’s Bimblebox Nature Reserve is semi-arid woodland and a near 8,000-hectare […]

Election outcome leaves Palmer in charge

Clive Palmer is the new kingmaker in Australian politics. Sounds odd, but it is highly possible Palmer will be responsible for the outcome of the Abbott Government. Palmer United Party look to have won two Sentate seats – Glenn Lazarus in Queensland and Jacqui Lambie in Tasmania – providing Palmer with ammunition to extert control […]