Australia / Australian Defence Force / Australian Government / etc.

DEFENCE DATA DEBACLE

Yet again we the voting public are confronted with news of another ‘security breech’ where cyber hackers compromised computers of a national security contractor in July last year as reported by Sky News. Apparently the Government’s Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) only became aware of the hack last November. Amazing! The Defence Annual report 2012-13 contained an article entitled ‘New centre to strengthen cyber security’. The article continued saying ‘Cyber threats continue to evolve at a dramatic rate, so cyber defence remains a top national security priority for the Australian Government’. So what’s new since those prophetic statements were

Australian Electricity Supply / Electricity Supply / Gas Supply / etc.

Grant Goldman Editorial Wednesday 27 September 2017

Blackouts Stalk Green Energy Utopia OR GREENTOPIA! Today, I wish to illustrate what a Green Utopia will be like to live in. In doing so I wish to firstly thank the Queensland based Carbon-sense coalition and also Mark Latham’s insightful Daily Telegraph ‘opinion piece’ published yesterday. Here Goes: It is 7pm on a cold still night in the city which boasts “100% Green Energy”. Thousands of electric cars are in their garages plugged into chargers; electric lights, heaters and TVs are running; electric stoves are cooking dinner, electric trains and lifts are moving late commuters and early revellers, and

Australia / Australia Day / Political Insanity / etc.

Inspiring Social Discord

Freedom but at what expense? Freedom is one wonderful benefit of living in Australia. Look around the world at the repressive regimes delivering poverty and misery to their peoples. We should be embracing the positive aspects of our country but sadly sections of our community delight in creating division. Since the advent and explosion of social media all it takes is a few frustrated thoughtless people to post vexing comments on the likes of Facebook and Twitter and before you’ve finished your coffee the world is awakened to like-minded individuals, some of whom push their agenda into the political