Archives for April 2009

Biker rights get run over

Mark Aldridge puts forward a critical view of some aspects of police operations and warns about “police state” tactics happening in South Australia. I am a hard-working proud South Australian. My wife and I self-fund an animal sanctuary. I have always had a strong interest in my state’s future and as such I have been […]

Policing issues (part two)

Terry Odgers continues his discussion on matters of concern regarding the police force and the many problems that stem from a lack of understanding of practical policing issues by the police hierarchy and their political masters in government. Continued from Destiny issue five Apart from being complicit in the government’s agenda to effectively ‘politicize’ the […]

Australia takes a Swan dive

Darrin Hodges looks at the damage being done to the Australian economy, with our manufacturing resources relocating to Asia and with a government that seems inept at best. Early in March 2008, Treasurer Wayne Swan made an extraordinary statement in federal parliament during question time. On the back of newly-released employment figures which showed that […]

A silly wrong by Billabong

Andrew Guild criticises the decision of the Billabong clothing company to not use an Australian as its main model for its worldwide advertising campaign. With so many Australian jobs being lost in the global economic crisis, it boggles the mind that Billabong — an Australian icon — should choose an American model to be the […]

The Best from the West

An interview with Graeme Campbell, past Member of Parliament for Kalgoorlie. During his time in parliament he was often described as the Maverick from Western Australia (although his enemies called him the Pest from the West). This continues our series of interviews, giving readers new information from different political viewpoints. What motivates you in politics? […]