The “Long Boom” Begins: Northern Development in 1950’s Australia

21 February 2014 Kerriann Lock The 1949 election of Robert Menzies as Prime Minister ushered in the “long boom” – over two decades of development, economic growth, low unemployment rates, and rising […]

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Abbott will put UAV drones in Northern Australia

Earlier today, Opposition Leader Tony Abbott outlined a promising plan for a stronger military presence in northern Australia in a speech to the RSL national conference in Sydney. Mr Abbott stated that […]

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When will North-West Australia have a permanent naval base?

Australia’s North West Coast continues to be left devoid of any permanent naval bases despite being home to so much of the nation’s natural wealth.

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