Politics

Politics

A Comprehensive History of Australia & Asylum Seekers

As our country revs into full-blown election mode it seems there’s one thing the competing politicians do agree on – stopping the boats. For months, it’s been about ‘stopping the

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Population of Orange and Dubbo growing larger – literally.

Residents of the Central West have plenty to be proud of. We take pride in the succulent grapes that bring incredible wines to the country. We take pride in a

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The impact zone of a changing economy

Calare’s primary industry and resources sector is the undisputed king when it comes to jobs, but as industry shrinks so too does the electorate. When former Deputy Prime Minister John

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The right to seek asylum

When Grassroots politics went to air last week, news was breaking that would turn the refugee debate on its head. For months, calls from the Federal Opposition have echoed throughout

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The smart vote

IT takes just one vote to swing a seat and it takes just one politician to change a generation. The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) estimates 23 per cent of eligible

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Industry in decline, but why?

Wages are too high and it’s cheaper to produce what we need overseas. This is not a new fact, but for companies in the Central West it’s all too real.

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Round Up from the ground up

Round Up. The name is synonymous with agricultural weed control, but can it harm humans? The most used herbicide in Australia has been linked to a range of health disorders

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What are you complaining about?

HOW do you perceive politics? Do you think about the arts or culture, heath and wellbeing, education or the environment? Or are images of corporate dressed men with blue ties

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Rural Australians for Asylum Seekers

What do you think of when you hear the term asylum seekers? A recent poll has shown the issue of asylum seekers is a particularly divisive one. Roy Morgan Research

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