Today, the Australian Federal Government has announced that it will no longer pursue the Cleanfeed, a mandatory ISP filtering program riddled with problems and ethical concerns. It has been axed, shafted, given the boot, killed off.Read more »
THE Australian Federal Government has abandoned its long-standing commitment to introduce a national internet filter and will instead ban websites related only to child abuse.Read more »
The Australian government has indefinitely detained a pregnant mother and her two sons based on an ASIO (Australian Security Intelligence Organisation) finding of an "adverse security assessment". You guessed it, they won't disclose what it is and her family and friends can't appeal it. Truly disgusting.Read more »
The Foreign Affairs Minister, Bob Carr, is among a group of prominent Australians who have declared the ''war on drugs'' a failure in the most significant challenge to drug laws in decades.Read more »
Australian metal band writes children's book about a murderous cop killed my a small girl. Based on a real events and real police officer.Read more »
Any item that looks like a gun will have to be licensed under several changes to the Weapons Act being considered by the Queensland State Government of Australia. If it looks vaguely like a gun and/or feels vaguely like a gun, it will have to be licensed...Read more »
PAUL Hogan has been left a prisoner in his own country after the tax office took advantage of his trip from the US to attend his mother's funeral and banned him from leaving.
The ATO's order stands until he pays an alleged multi-million dollar tax debt on undeclared income from Crocodile Dundee franchises.
Hogan, 70, was grounded after arriving in Sydney on Friday after the death of his mother Flo, who was 101.
Officers served the notice at the home of one of Hogan's daughters.Read more »
South Australian Police ask a blogger to remove a post from his website, despite the fact the post is humor, because it is against the law to solicit money with the intent to purchase drugs. The same blogger has an ongoing email exchange with the police regarding the take down of the webpage.Read more »
Australia put its disputed Internet filter plan on hold for up to a year Friday to allow for an independent review of what content would be banned, in a move to mute controversy ahead of elections.Read more »
A group of kids spent 18 months building a tree house in a local park, but officials are tearing it down due to "privacy concerns."Read more »
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