Penalty Rates

a comment by an ISG member The recent decision on penalty rates by the Fair Work Commission made me recall my own student days, going to University during the week (often), and working nights and weekends to cover the costs. I was the first generation to go through...

The Turnbully Returns

A Comment by an ISG Member – Do You Agree? This week we allegedly saw Turnbull’s answer to Gillard’s ‘Misogyny Speech’. If that is the case, the comparison is telling and humiliating for Turnbull. Gillard’s was a cutting demolition of the arrogant hypocrisy and sexism...

Bye Bye Baird; Better Luck Berejiklian

A comment by an ISG Member on the Change of Premiers I am sure that I was as surprised as many other Greens when the former Premier Mike Baird announced his resignation just a few weeks ago. “So soon?” I thought. These Tories don’t have the staying power of their...