Archive for May, 2007

Workchoices or No Choices!

Wednesday, May 30th, 2007

When contesting the election against Paul Keating in 1996, then Oppostion Leader, John Howard stated he would like Australians to feel relaxed and comfortable. At that time Australia was in debt to the tune of $80 billion, our waterfront was one of the most inefficient in the world, inflation was rampant and unemployment was rife. Keating was not able to break this downward spiral because union bosses would not allow him to introduce the necessary workplace reforms to increase productivity. (more…)

Ideologues face defeat in politically correct history wars . . .

Thursday, May 24th, 2007

The rejection of the black armband view of our history by students is no surprise to the silent majority of Australians. The Executive Officer of the History Teachers Association of NSW , Louise Zarmati, advised a Senate Committee into the academic standards of school education in Sydney last week that students are not prepared to wear the guilt associated with the teaching of ‘progressive’ indigenous history. (more…)

Schoolyard Bullying

Friday, May 18th, 2007

Preparing our children for school and sharing their development is one of the great joys of parenting. Every day tens of thousand of parents prepare uniforms, lunch boxes and educational material then proudly escort their siblings to a bus stop or directly to the school yard. (more…)