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All Australians now under surveillance

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A cybercrime bill was passed yesterday that will allow the government to collect and monitor your internet records. The Government’s internet security plan to store the web history of all Australians for up to two years has been put on the backburner until after next year’s election — but new laws passed this …

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The Future of Online Gambling in Australia

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Online poker has always been a topic for debate in Australia. Just like in the United States, online poker has neither been banned by the government nor has it been approved on a widespread level. Even then, there are numerous casinos providing players with the opportunity to experience poker for …

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ASX favours charging for high-frequency trading

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The head of the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) says charging for certain high-frequency trades is the best way to manage problematic behaviour. ASX Ltd CEO Elmer Funke Kupper estimates that about 15 to 25 per cent of trading on the Australian market is done through high-frequency transactions. “When it comes …

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TSA now in Australia?

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Randomly putting people through metal detectors.  POLICE arrested 16 people during an operation at Southern Cross Station to crack down on weapons. Walk-through metal detectors were erected at station entrances and police used hand-held wands to conduct random searches as part of Operation Kraken on Friday night. Three people were …

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Australian politician exposes the New World Order

Ann Bressington

Ann Bressington exposes Agenda 21, Club of Rome, Sustainable Development, at the Lord Monckton Launch 2 Feb 2013 at the Adelaide Convention Center. [youtube height=”400″ width=”550″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sES6_OXPwOU[/youtube]

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Carbon tax now destroying Australian economic prosperity

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A CARBON TAX is now responsible for destroying the economic prosperity of a nation. With less than two months since the Gillard Government introduced the carbon tax in Australia, businesses are beginning to feel the pain of increased costs that are directly associated to the carbon tax. Prior to being elected, Australia’s Prime …

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Australian thought police target free speech

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Australian health authorities have launched an attack on radio host Leon Pittard after a guest on his Fair Dinkum Radio Show revealed the extent to which authorities are restricting free speech when it comes to discussing natural medicines. The story began when Mr Pittard posted an article and a podcast …

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US-Australia coverup: Was CIA’s Al Qaeda behind the 2002 Bali Bombing?

Bali bombing

Ten years ago, the Bali Bombing, October 12, 2002.  Survivors and families of the victims gathered in Bali to commemorate this tragic event. “The ceremony was held under the watch of 2,000 police and military personnel, including snipers, after Indonesia issued its top alert due to a “credible” terror threat …

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Big Brother Australia looking to monitor full spectrum communications

Big Brother Australia

The most expansive set of surveillance powers since the attacks of 2001 are set to be rolled out in Australia unless there is overwhelming public resistance. The new proposals are being issued by the intelligence community itself, and involve collecting data on every Australian’s telephone conversations and Internet usage, then …

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Reserve Bank of Australia is printing money for foreign banks

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Global banking giant UBS says the Reserve Bank may be printing money to keep the Australian dollar under control. UBS analysts Gareth Berry and Andrew Lilley say the evidence that the RBA may have been printing Australian dollars is compelling, but not yet conclusive. The main evidence the analysts cite …

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The ultimate visualization of Australia’s housing bubble

The Ultimate Visualization Of Australia's Housing Bubble

Will Steve Keen be proven ‘early’ and correct? We suspect so; and the following infographic from DebtConsolidation.com.au provides some more compelling evidence of the growth of the Aussie housing bubble and its geographical diversity (and should you consider a trade on the back of this – Australian bank CDS are trading near 12-month …

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Australia stops all donations to the corrupt Clinton Foundation

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Following Hillary Clinton’s US presidential election defeat, it has been announced that Australia has cut all official ties with the Clinton Foundation. On Tuesday, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop announced to the joint party room that agreements with the Foundation previously set up by the Rudd-Gillard government had not been renewed. “[Former Prime Minister …

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Australian data retention laws end online privacy

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The digital privacy of Australians ends on Tuesday, October 13. So, the fact that you visited a porn site or infidelity site Ashley Madison or ‘jihadi’ content sites, may in effect be discoverable without the need for a warrant. On that day this country’s entire communications industry will be turned into …

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Australian passports to include voice and eye scans

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Australian passports may incorporate voice-recognition and eye-scanning technology as the government looks to expand biometric identification. Australian passports have included facial recognition technology since 2005, but the government is now investigating “other biometric technologies”, according to a request for tender made public on Monday. The Department of Foreign Affairs and …

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Australian taxpayers to fork out millions for US troops

Australian troops

The Australian government will begin a multimillion-dollar construction project this month at two military facilities to accommodate future rotations of up to 2,500 U.S. Marines. Australia’s defense department announced Friday that it awarded $11 million for new facilities at the Australian army’s Robertson Barracks and the Royal Australian Air Force …

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