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The Liberal Party, anything but!

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Like Tony Abbott, I’m a migrant to Australia, unlike him though, I was an adult when I arrived here. My understanding of the English language was at that point more rounded, or so I believed. Imagine my surprise when I began to take interest in politics here; I started reading about the Liberal Party and as I learned more about them, my confusion increased! Most of what they say is anything but liberal; they are actually conservative, they don’t even really believe in the freedom of the individual that is…read more

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The two party political system

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I have often engaged in conversations leading to the political current event situation here in Australia in particular and in the world in general, and usually from my responses or reactions, I would be told I’m cynical and apathetic when it comes to such a topic. This happened so many times, I thought why not write something about it!

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The Australian Greens, a personal perspective…

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To start with and before getting into the thick of it, I would need to disclose that I am a member of the Australian Greens. I have been voting Greens for years, but what made me actually join? Only recently I decided that maybe I should more actively join the political process and put my money and some of my own time in the party I usually vote for. I also wanted to be able to better understand the political landscape and the political process. Usually, when I ask someone to explain…read more

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