Biosecurity researchers inside a laboratory in Geelong. Photo: CSIRO/AAP Individuals suspected of having a “serious contagious disease” could face five years in prison if they defy orders to stay at home, including forced vaccinations, quarantine or jail, according to new legislation passed into Australian law. The Biosecurity Bill 2014 cleared parliament yesterday, and is aimed
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.
Tony Abbott and his wife Margie at the memorial service. Photo: Malaysian Insider Australians awoke Tuesday morning to reports that a 16 hour siege in the heart of Sydney’s CBD by Man Haron Monis had finally come to an end, with police fatally engaging the suspect holding 17 hostages in Lindt Cafe. The aftermath has left
Numbers were strong in Brisbane. Photo: TOTT News This weekend, upwards of 3,000 people marched across Brisbane in opposition to the G20 Leaders’ Summit currently taking place at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Center. The protesters – including indigenous groups, anti-capitalists, opponents to transnational corporations and many more – rallied in unison, sending an emphatic
The Peoples’ Summit is be a three-day festival of symposiums, idea-sharing, art, creative activities, education and action. It is taking place in various locations in Brisbane November 12-14, before the G20 Leaders Summit. This event aims to bring together local and international thinkers to collaborate on broad themes: The Economy: Growth vs Sustainability, Environment, Climate