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I wish I could say I smiled and thought “good on him” when I heard former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd had come out in support of same-sex marriage last night, but I didn’t. ASHLEIGH PISANI writes.
Showing off his comical side at the White House Associations Correspondents Dinner on Saturday night, US President Barack Obama poked fun at himself, the media and his conservative rivals, ASHLEIGH PISANI writes.
A new political party in South Australia is turning heads with its bold and controversial policies, reports SILVIA JOSIPOVIC.
Aware of his lacklustre performance in the first presidential debate, President Barack Obama’s performance in the second presidential debate on Tuesday was strong and aggressive, writes CAREY MOORE as he continues his coverage of the 2012 US presidential election.
Who are the Democrats and who are the Republicans? And why are there so many balloons? This is part two of TOM SYRMAS’ coverage of the upcoming US elections and summarises the weird and wonderful parts of this potentially momentous event.
South Australia’s political scene is abuzz at the moment, with our Premier fighting for our river and the big guns at BHP Billiton postponing their expansion at Olympic Dam. But sitting quietly behind this great storm is a marriage equality bill, waiting to be debated in State Parliament, writes TOM SYRMAS.
With the tumult and revolution of the Arab Spring all but swept through Egypt and the country’s first democratically elected President now in place, a new wave of violence has returned along the Egyptian-Israeli border, writes BENSION SIEBERT.
First home buyers say they have been dealt some welcome relief with the extension of the First Home Bonus Grant, writes DIONE HODGSON.
The State Government announced last month it would commit $100,000 over the next 12 months to support the LaunchPad program. The LaunchPad program was introduced in 2011, providing education and support to young people at risk of entering the juvenile justice system, to get training and find jobs, writes DIONE HODGSON.
The Constitution still does not acknowledge Indigenous Australians as the traditional occupants of the country and certain sections continue to allow for racial discrimination remain. On May 30th, the University of South Australia will host a discussion forum, aiming to encourage public dialogue on the portrayal of Aboriginal people in the Australian Constitution.