Australian politics, society & culture


Mates don't let mates slide into decadence and decay. IMAGE: Commonwealth of Australia
Address to the US President
By Don Watson
The battle for the Timor Sea, home of oil, gas, hot air and hope
By Tony Clifton
There are plenty of reasons. One is that only six years ago Indonesian troops were looting, burning and murdering their former subjects because they had the temerity to vote for Timor to become an independent country. Another is that before Indonesia’s 24-year reign the Portuguese, as colonial masters, had neglected