Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has assured Australians that national facial biometric matching capability would “only bring existing arrangements into real time”, after the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) agreed to a suite of new ‘anti-terrorism’ measures yesterday.
As the mainstream establishment continues to dismiss privacy concerns of advocates across the country, Tasmanian Premier Will Hodgman seemingly showed no reserve in support of the overhaul, declaring “we live in very uncertain times” and “this is the new world order”.
It has been one week since the world was left in a state of shock following the results of a referendum in the United Kingdom to exit the European Union, with many debates continuing from campaigners about the long-lasting effects a decision like this could have on the world.
In the following feature, Ethan Nash re-examines the history of the EU, from the early days of united trading in Europe, to the rise of a powerful Anglo-American political lobby behind the original campaign, and the vested interests that continue to control the EU and benefit from the current European financial crisis.
Australia’s ‘Big Four’ are not merely big, they’re massive.
Their combined assets stood at $2.86 trillion in 2013 – or roughly twice the size of Australia’s national income.
They also annually make up four of the five largest Australian companies by market capitalisation, together representing more than a quarter of the market, with control of 88% of residential mortgages and 80% of deposits according to the IMF.
Packer is ranked as the third richest Australian. Photo: TheNewDaily Australian entertainment mogul, James Packer has revealed his deepening links with Israel after a surprise appearance in the United States Congress this week to witness Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu’s historic speech. The casino and movie-making billionaire was spotted sitting next to one of Hollywood’s
The #SydneySiege ‘hostage crisis’ occurred on December 15th-16th in 2014 when a lone gunman, Man Haron Monis, held hostage ten customers and eight employees of a Lindt chocolate cafe located at Martin Place in Sydney, Australia.
After extensive research on the chain of events in Martin Place, the Australian Roundtable Podcast significantly examined the official story, including initial discussions on who benefited from the events and media coverage on the day, to more comprehensive work such as conflicting witness testimonies and scientific rebuttals to government claims.