Alex Bainbridge writes about the defamation proceedings against socialist councillor Rob Pyne.
A parliamentary vote to remove abortion from Queensland’s Criminal Code and treat it as a health issue could happen on October 16.
Treasurer Joe Hockey could not escape hearing the voice of the people when 100 staff, students and community activists rallied on the Smithfield campus of James Cook University in Cairns on September 18. The rally highlighted the federal government's planned cuts to higher education and the rest of the budget. The National Tertiary Education Union JCU branch called the rally because Hockey was speaking at a business conference at JCU before attending a G20 finance ministers meeting in Cairns.
Lyrikal Kombat Red Eye Balaz www.facebook.com/RedEyeBalaz Kerser is one of the best-known acts in Australian Hip-Hop. The south-west Sydney emcee has built a huge following by pitching his hardened battle-rap skills against some of the biggest names in the game.