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Brad Emery

Writer and Director of Public Affairs at the NSW Minerals Council

Brad Emery is a writer and Director of Public Affairs at the NSW Minerals Council
John Howard Deserved His Honorary

John Howard Deserved His Honorary Doctorate

What is indeed deeply scandalous is that a man who, despite being liked by some and hated by others, and who led Australia by conscience and conviction, should be vilified in such a way.
30/09/2016 10:02 AM AEST
Dear Atheists, I Truly Admire Your

Dear Atheists, I Truly Admire Your Faith

Dr Richard Dawkins postulated that belief in a creator god was as fanciful as believing a ‘The Flying Spaghetti Monster’. So where did the universe begin? How did everything come into being?
13/05/2016 11:28 AM AEST
It's Time to End the Cycle of Pedal-Powered Law

It's Time to End the Cycle of Pedal-Powered Law Breakers

Cyclists are amazing people. They're fit, healthy, committed, determined... and a danger to themselves and those around them when they ride recklessly in the CBD and inner-city suburbs of every major Australian city.
25/02/2016 5:32 AM AEDT
Does Santa Visit Atheists At

Does Santa Visit Atheists At Christmas?

Most who claim to be atheists generally admit that while they don't know where the first atom came from, they're pretty sure it wasn't from a creator. This position sounds very much like the view of an agnostic who doesn't know whether or not there is a god. Perhaps we need a new term for this position, like 'agnathiesm'.
18/12/2015 5:44 AM AEDT
Peter Capaldi Was Not Who The Doctor

Peter Capaldi Was Not Who The Doctor Ordered

Peter Capaldi's greatest acting challenge lies not in beaming his quirky new take on the Doctor into living rooms around the world, but in truly becoming the Doctor for fans. After more than 50 years of loyalty, we deserve it.
23/11/2015 3:14 PM AEDT
Cheap Fame Is Driving Up The Price Of

Cheap Fame Is Driving Up The Price Of History

The devaluation of instant fame has had an acute inverse effect on the value of fixed moments in history that have remained iconic for generations. Owning a small piece of a moment in time that was shared as a common experience by millions has become the new gold rush.
29/10/2015 6:32 AM AEDT
Your Mancave Reveals A Lot About The

Your Mancave Reveals A Lot About The Economy

As a niche luxury item, the trade in pinball machines can provide an excellent snapshot of whether the Australian economy is heading for 'TILT' or whether it's on its way to recording a 'high score'.
24/09/2015 10:30 AM AEST