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TOTT News presents: The Australian Roundtable Podcast | DETAILS

The next chapter. Photo: TOTT News In the next step of our multimedia expansion, TOTT News is proud to help present the Australian Roundtable Podcast – a 90 minute Brisbane-based ...

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Australia – Descending into Darkness (Draconian Laws, Police State, Surveillance and more)

Prime Minister, Tony Abbott and ASIO Director-General, David Irvine. Photo: Canberra Times Prime Minister, Tony Abbott has committed Australian forces back to Iraq to help the US-led coalition against ‘ISIS ...

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Video: Is conscientious objection to vaccination a form of child abuse?

Dr. Michael Gannon. Source: Perth Now Dr. Michael Gannon, the West Australian President of the Australian Medical Association recently appeared on ABC’s ‘The World Today’ to speak about his concern ...

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Ordinary citizens at risk of mass arrests during G20, says civil liberties group

Police training before G20 finance ministers summit in Cairns. Photograph: The Courier ...
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New anti-terror law allows ASIO to torture

“Senator Brandis has proven as adept at selling the government’s law-and-order messages ...
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Biggest counter-terrorism raid in Australian history: Sydney and Brisbane targeted

ASIO and counter terrorism police have swooped on homes across Brisbane’s south ...

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Tasmanian anti-protest bill contravenes Australia’s human rights obligations – UN experts

Special Rapporteur on the right to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association Maina Kiai. Photo: UN/Jean-Marc Ferré A group of independent United Nations experts have urged lawmakers in Tasmania to refrain from adopting legislation against protests that disrupt businesses, saying the proposed bill would contravene Australia’s human rights obligations. Among other things, the experts […]

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Human microchipping: I’ve got you under my skin

Professor Kevin Warwick and his Cybernetic Arm. Photo: REX Thousands of technology enthusiasts use it as the ultimate app, enabling them to lock and unlock their homes, cars, computers and mobile phones with a simple wave of a hand. But there’s a catch: they must have a microchip inserted into their bodies. The idea may […]

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Opinion: Australia’s unjustified reaction to the MH17 incident

The aftermath of MH17 tells a tragic story. Source: Direct Matin Almost a week has passed since the MH17 disaster left close to 300 people dead, as the global community continues to mourn in the aftermath of this tragic incident. International media coverage was quick to point the finger at pro-Russian separatists in Eastern Ukraine […]

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No Heiner trial for Goss ministers: Bleijie

Bleijie decides there will be no trial for former-Goss Ministers. Source: The Courier Mail Ministers for former premier Wayne Goss will not stand trial to explain why they allowed industrial dispute evidence – sought by an Ipswich lawyer 24 years ago – to be shredded. That lawyer was Ian Berry, now the LNP’s Ipswich MP […]

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Australian banks financing companies accused of land grabs, child labour and more

Oxfam report accuses Big 4 of financing illegal activites. Photo: SMH Australia’s leading ‘Big 4′ banks – National Australia Bank (NAB), Commonwealth Bank (CBA), Westpac and ANZ – have been accused of supporting land grabbing, child labour, forced evictions, inadequate compensation, food shortages and illegal logging, according to an Oxfam report released in April. The report, […]

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TOTT News goes Multimedia | FULL DETAILS

A new chapter. Photo: TOTT News TOTT News has taken great pride in bringing our readers the highest quality of contextual, independent, alternative media in Australia for over three years, and we are happy to announce that  midway throughout July – we will be returning to our roots and introducing a multimedia platform via our YouTube […]

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New government bill to boost ASIO’s digital spying power

Iraqi Turkmen pose with their weapons as they ready to fight against militants. Picture: AFP The federal government will grant sweeping new powers of digital surveillance to ASIO and the nation’s other spy agencies with Cabinet believed to have signed off on a raft of new laws to combat terrorism threats. The Daily Telegraph can […]

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Vodafone admits governments use secret cables to tap phones

Secret wires are monitoring your every detail. Photo: AFP Vodafone, the world’s second largest mobile phone company, revealed today that government agencies are able to listen to phone conversations live and track the location of citizens without warrants. This is done by using secret cables connected directly to the network equipment, and is the latest […]

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No confidence: Thousands march in Brisbane against the Abbott government

Photo: Protesters as far as the eye can see today in Brisbane via March in March social media Around 13,000 protesters have rallied in Brisbane today against the Abbott government, in one of the biggest protests to hit the state in many years. A sea of passionate people flooded through the streets of Brisbane, expressing […]

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Australia plans for drones to patrol borders

Photo: Drones set to patrol Aussie borders Australia plans to buy seven giant unmanned drones for $3 billion, potentially to help patrol its borders, a report said on Saturday. The unmanned aircraft, with the wingspan of a 737 passenger jet, would primarily be used by the military for spotting enemy ships and planes in a […]

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