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Australia’s move towards a cashless society

New reports released by payment industry bodies have revealed Australia’s shift to a digital economy is accelerating, with increasing cashless payments outperforming continuing declines of cash and cheque at an unprecedented rate.

As the trend towards a cashless era continues in Australia, Ethan Nash takes a look at an emerging society that will see the future dollar issued and used with no tangible representation.

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The truth about gun control in Australia

In 1996, Australia passed some of the most restrictive gun laws in the western world, including bans on semi-automatic and self-loading rifles and shotguns, and imposed stricter licensing and registration requirements.

Australians pride themselves on ‘telling it like it is’, but when it comes to gun laws, ‘straight shooting’ often takes a back seat to a determined effort at silencing debate.

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Australians will have to opt-out of donating organs

Australians will automatically have their organs harvested after they ‘die’ in a drastic new proposal being considered to decrease trending black market sales of organs.

The policy, which is being discussed by MPs, would assume all Australians are organ ‘donors’ unless they have filled out official documents to opt-out.

But do Australians really know how the organ donation industry operates?

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No Jab, No Job: The next step of the vaccination debate? | Opinion

Earlier this year, the Australian government released a directive requiring all staff in “high-risk workplaces” to provide information on their flu vaccination status, including restricting access to work in certain areas for those who refuse to comply.

The move is the latest example in a trend that has seen both public and private sectors introduce policies requiring vaccinations for work, leaving many concerned that immunisation may soon become a mandatory requirement for all employment.

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Smart Home Technology: Thought Police in the 21st Century

From smart meters to smart phones, the world has seen increased development of new technologies over the last decade, allowing companies the ability to slowly become major actors in the world of law enforcement and national security.

As the world enters what technology experts are calling the “fourth industrial revolution”, Ethan Nash explores growing evidence suggesting that smart home technology was designed to be a surveillance intermediary for police and intelligence organisations.

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Lima Declaration: How the UN ended Australian sovereignty

Over 40 years ago, United Nations countries signed an economic death warrant that had an unprecedented effect on the developed world, and set the foundation for a rapid decline of Australia’s most important industries.

In the pursuit of an open world, the Lima Declaration unlocked the gates that sealed the divide between the First World and the Third World, allowing the line to be blurred and Australia integrated into a plantation for exploitation.

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Language of Fear: Attack in Melbourne

Originally posted on Real News Australia:
The mainstream media are the true peddlers of fear. By General Maddox. In a climate of constant media propaganda and spin designed to keep us in a perpetual state of fear, we again see an incident on Australian soil quickly described as a “Terror Attack” by the mainstream media.…

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Australia’s rapid shift to digital identification and licenses

Digital identity and instant identification will soon become the new standard.

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The foreign takeover of Australian gas and electricity

The majority of Australian resources are now owned by foreign corporations.

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Turnbull replaced after Rupert Murdoch visits Australia

Rupert Murdoch, the billionaire media mogul behind News Corp and 21st Century Fox, has visited Australia this month and once again invariably seismic events have been triggered, culminating with the #LibSpill.

Is it any surprise that Malcolm Turnbull has been replaced less than a fortnight after Murdoch arrived here? Of course it isn’t, Ethan Nash argues.

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