Some friends who supported Romney are so displeased with the election results that they are now threatening to move to Canada or Australia for the next four years. Okay. Would their experiences living as American citizens in those countries in reality align more closely with their conservative ideals? How 'bout if they became citizens? What's the best response to these people? [more inside]
Could someone please explain to me the arguments against and counter-arguments for the role of unions in the Australian Labor Party? [more inside]
I want to learn more about the animal rights issue in Australia in the context of animals being raised for slaughter. Where do I start? [more inside]
The Australian government is working out the details for a tax on carbon. Where will the money raised in this tax go? What will it be used for? [more inside]
Australian political junkie in the UK, seeking access to vodcast, podcast or youtube of the Leaders Debate between Tony Abbott and and Julia Gillard tonight. I'm frustrated that all video coverage is limited to Australia only 'for copyright reasons'. Any links? Please.
How do I understand Australian politics? What should I read? What should I watch? [more inside]
Trying to find a recent article about attending public meetings with members of parliament, possibly in Australia. [more inside]
Does anyone know when the Australian Net-Filter legislation is to be put to the House of Representatives? How long does it takes for them to debate it before they vote? Then when does it go before the senate? And how long does it take for the senate to debate and vote on it?
Can anyone reccomend good books, or documentaries, about Australia (history, culture, politics) written by people from outside Australia? [more inside]
Is there an outlet for intelligent news and analysis for Australian politics? [more inside]