Modest member: Go nuclear for a clean energy future

For some, nuclear power conjures images of Homer Simpson carelessly handling radioactive rods at work. For others it stirs fears based in the memory of Chernobyl or Fukushima. Neither perception reflects the reality of modern nuclear technology. The modern nuclear reactor is small, modular, self-contained and safer than any other energy generation method. It provides…

Senator Amanda Stoker, Queensland’s voice for life

NEW Queensland LNP senator Amanda Stoker predicts “terrible consequences” if euthanasia becomes law, and is determined to stand up in parliament for her pro-life, Christian beliefs and the right to religious freedom. “People in this building should be standing up for the fundamentals – like the right to live,” Senator Stoker, a Brisbane mother-of-three and a lawyer,…

Union Tax

The ACTU claims that changes to our workplace relations framework are needed to address insecure work and flat lining wage growth. But at a time when unions are making record profits from side ventures while membership rates sit at record lows, the tax-free status of unions as non-for-profit organisations is ripe for reform. Major unions…