Economic issues · Malcolm Turnbull

Goldfields to get cashless welfare card after report finds drinking, drug use down

Since I blogged about the trialing of cashless welfare cards for Centrelink recipients back in November 2015, results have been positive. The cards have been found to reduce alcohol and drug consumption across 2 different communities, with the Goldfields now picked to conduct this experiment. Barring future findings of this trial contradicting earlier results, these cards… Continue reading Goldfields to get cashless welfare card after report finds drinking, drug use down

Malcolm Turnbull

Bishop to cut trip short amid Libs drama

Julie Bishop cutting short a long planned trip to the Philippines, seems to suggest something dramatic is mounting within the Liberal Party. For as Malcolm Turnbull appears unable to control his backbenchers over the proposed gay marriage plebiscite, it therefore seems the Prime Minister has lost control over the Liberal partyroom. While a potential challenge… Continue reading Bishop to cut trip short amid Libs drama

Aussie Conservative Political Philosophy/ Landmark Posts · Malcolm Turnbull

Malcolm Turnbull’s political suicide and historic revisionism

  Understanding the scope of Malcolm Turnbull’s extraordinary miscalculation in claiming the Liberal party is ‘not conservative’, requires a brief trip down memory lane. The year was 2013, and as this author was often swamped by rabid Leftists in his first year of University, the Aussie Conservative Blog’s ideological roots were taking hold. Meanwhile, conservatives championed… Continue reading Malcolm Turnbull’s political suicide and historic revisionism

How to stop political Islam · Malcolm Turnbull

Malcolm Turnbull says government considering laptop ban on international flights

If Turnbull wants to ban laptops on international flights from high- security risk countries, perhaps he should jump to the chase in better securing Australians, via putting an indefinite suspension on flights from such areas? Perth Now, by Claire Bickers, May 16, 2017: MALCOLM Turnbull has confirmed the federal government is considering a ban on… Continue reading Malcolm Turnbull says government considering laptop ban on international flights

Immigration/ Multiculturalism · Malcolm Turnbull

Malcolm Turnbull reveals tough new citizenship crackdown

Two days ago, I was somewhat cynical of Malcolm Turnbull’s proposed changes to the 457 visa program, with the move resembling a short-term political stunt. Regardless, Turnbull’s ambition to establish himself as an ‘Australia First’ Prime Minister has continued, with his government proposing tougher citizenship tests for aspiring migrants, which would more stringently assess English competency and the… Continue reading Malcolm Turnbull reveals tough new citizenship crackdown

Immigration/ Multiculturalism · Malcolm Turnbull

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to slash 457 visas

Yesterday, Malcolm Turnbull announced that he would be cutting the 457 visa program, which provides Australian residency for some 100 000 foreigners. According to our Prime Minister, this decision was motivated by a desire to place ‘Australians first’. But knowing Turnbull’s record of supporting left leaning policy and back pedaling, I doubt the sincerity of these newfound… Continue reading Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to slash 457 visas

Election campaigns · Malcolm Turnbull

PM Malcolm Turnbull’s lack of guts is heart of his problem

It is important for all politicians to seek appeal among traditionally ‘Left’ and ‘Right’ voters in order to achieve electoral success. However, voters also crave decisiveness, which Malcolm Turnbull woefully lacks. “PM Malcolm Turnbull’s lack of guts is heart of his problem”, Herald Sun, March 11, 2017: THIS will truly be the winter of Malcolm… Continue reading PM Malcolm Turnbull’s lack of guts is heart of his problem