2015: “We just like Refugees in our own Country.” WA communities waiting to hear about their future.

Abby Dinham www.sbs.com.au 18 Mar 2015 WA communities waiting to hear about their future A remote WA community. (SBS) Consultation will begin with remote Indigenous communities in Western Australia mid-year with up to 150 facing closure. The closures were flagged by the state government seven months ago, but Indigenous communities say they still have no idea of what the future holds for them. As many face the prospect of being removed from their homelands, the former residents of Oombulgurri continue to mourn for their community which was shut down four years ago. Former resident Delia Clarke says it’s painful to remember what they have lost. “It broke my heart, it always does to talk about Oombi, it breaks my heart,” she said. Oombulgurri in the eastern Kimberly was shut down after it was deemed to be in a state of crisis after a spate of suicides. It’s population of […] Read More

2017: “It’s Too Late” – 7 Signs Australia Can’t Avoid Economic Apocalypse

By Joe Hilderbrand and John Adam AUSTRALIA has missed its chance to avoid a potential “economic apocalypse”, according to a former government guru who says that despite his warnings there are seven new signs we are too late to act. The former economics and policy adviser has identified seven ominous indicators that a possible global crash is approaching — including a surge in crypto-currencies such as Bitcoin — and the window for government action is now closed. John Adams, a former economics and policy adviser to Senator Arthur Sinodinos and management consultant to a big four accounting firm, told news.com.au in February he had identified seven signs of economic Armageddon. He had then urged the Reserve Bank to take pre-emptive action by raising interest rates to prevent Australia’s expanding household debt bubble from exploding and called on the government to rein in welfare payments and tax breaks such as […] Read More