The Damage of Dwindling​ Party Membership

For decades the involvement of the public directly within political parties has been decreasing. More and more is the membership base falling on party hacks, lifetime members and those with more extreme views. 

These days the major parties have around 40,000 members each. For comparison, the MCC has a waiting list of 225,000 people. This is creating many issues for the parties; however, I am … Continue reading The Damage of Dwindling​ Party Membership

FFF – Camel Beauty Competition Cheaters!

Each year in Saudi Arabia, King Abdulaziz runs an annual Camel Festival, a celebration and showcase of everything camel, featuring 30,000 camels over an entire month! The main attraction of the festival is the “Miss Camel” beauty contest, with a prize of 20 million Riyal ($7.22m AUD) for the winning camel. This has pushed some camel owners to consider cheating as a way to secure the … Continue reading FFF – Camel Beauty Competition Cheaters!

FFF – The City of Melbourne Has a Flag

Did you know that the City of Melbourne has its own flag? Me neither, and I think it is because it’s one of most misdesigned flags. For those who have never seen it before, it looks like this: It is made up of four quadrants, separated by the cross of Saint George, with the Royal Crown in the middle to symbolise the monarchy. In the … Continue reading FFF – The City of Melbourne Has a Flag

The Reason You Don’t Know What’s Happening on Nauru

In 2015, on the 31st of October, the Australian Border Force Act came in to force. It was a sweeping piece of legislation that covered the powers and abilities of the Australian Border Force (ABF), ABF Commissioner and all those working for the ABF or Immigration and Border Protection agency. One of the more insidious sections of this piece of legislation comes from the menacingly … Continue reading The Reason You Don’t Know What’s Happening on Nauru