Joseph Poprzeczny

Joseph Poprzeczny has taught politics, economic history and history at three Australian universities and been a researcher/personal assistant to three federal parliamentarians. He has over 30-years experience as a politics and education reporter and columnist and served as research director of Perth Chamber of Commerce. His biography of the 20th century’s major genocidal killer, Hitler’s Man in the East, Odilo Globocnik, was released in the US in 2004 and republished by the Czech Academy of Sciences in 2009.

Threat requires political leadership

The lack of a political plan to confront emerging terrorist threats is a grave concern for Australia.

Labor’s bitter past resurfaces

Julia Gillard's autobiography has poured salt into a few old wounds.

Unpopularity a fact of life for Abbott

There may be some disquiet about the performance of the government (and Tony Abbott) in the first year in the coalition party room, but the PM isn't likely to give ground in the leadership stakes.

PUP moulded in Palmer’s image

Australian politics has never seen anything like the Palmer United Party, a strange concoction of a family company mixed with a fan club.

Political persuasion a line ball call

Despite all the huffing and puffing, little really separates Australia's two main political parties.

Semantics can’t disguise council intent

The government's plans for local council amalgamations have met strong opposition from some quarters, but not the big end of town.

Method in Putin’s madness

The hit to Australian food exports imposed by Russian sanctions is not the end of our involvement in Eastern Europe's latest political power play.

Democracy in need of counselling

Colin Barnett's determined push to cut the number of local councils is a great example of how out of touch politicians are with public opinion.

Kremlin denials implausible (again)

THE Australian government should demand that full monetary compensation be paid to families of each Australian citizen who perished when Malaysian Airlines flight 17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine.

Piper Palmer plays to the crowd

The first two weeks of sittings by the new Senate have only added to the uncertainty surrounding the government's legislative agenda.

Abbott exhausts political capital

If Tony Abbott and his ministers had stuck true to their word they would not find themselves so unpopular with voters, after less than a year in office.

Is Palmer a real climate convert?

The appearance of mining magnate Clive Palmer with climate campaigner Al Gore in federal parliament's great hall still has many scratching their heads.

Pages

Exporters

LabelValue
Rio Tinto$26.71bn
BHP Billiton Iron Ore$24.30bn
North West Shelf Venture$19.62bn
Fortescue Metals Group$12.48bn
Woodside Petroleum$6.09bn
Others$78.57bn
Did you know 20
Did you know 21
Did you know 19
Did you know 18
Did you know 17
Did you know 16
Did you know 15
Did you know 14
Did you know 13
Did you know 12
Did you know 11
Did you know 10
Did you know 9
Did you know 8
Did you know 7
Did you know 6
Did you know 5
Did you know 4
Did you know 3
Did you know 2
Did you know 1

Feedback Form