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August 14, 2018 - 09:30 -- Admin

Australia is still having the discussion on the benefits of waste reduction and until recently it was considered economically rational to send semi-trailers full of household and business waste from New South Wales to Queensland to avoid disposal fees. In other parts of the world (even Trump’s deepest darkest America) there are companies that demonstrate that minimising…

Turnbull’s leadership a sham as he seeks to evade GBRF scandal, climate change with a dodgy NEG.

August 13, 2018 - 01:13 -- Admin

“Our efforts to deal with climate change have been betrayed by a lack of leadership, a political cowardice, the like of which I have never seen” — Malcolm Turnbull 2010 Country folk up and down our fly-blown land give thanks this week for a federal government whose devotion to the plight of stock on drought-stricken New…

Authoritarian Revocations: Australia, Terrorism and Citizenship

August 12, 2018 - 13:15 -- Admin

Contrary to any popular perceptions of Australia’s legal system, a dislike of rights reigns with pious conviction on both sides of the political aisle. Rights are the stuff of nonsense and nuisance, revocable for those deemed undesirable. The Australian constitution, a heavily dull document, remains silent on many important liberties; the common law is relied…

Yes, Prime Minister. Fishy, well not at all, you see …

August 12, 2018 - 06:00 -- Admin

Sunday 12 August 2018 Aid Memoir: Meeting between the Prime Minister of Australia and the Minister for Energy and the Environment the Rt. Honorable Josh Frydenberg representing the Commonwealth, and Dr. John Schubert representing The Great Barrier Reef Foundation. April 9 2018 Schubert: “Good afternoon, Prime Minister, Minister Freydenberg. Please take a seat. May I enquire as…

Britain’s Novichok Poisoning Incidents: Opportunities to Revive Glasnost?

August 11, 2018 - 19:30 -- Admin

By Denis Bright In the absence of new leads in the bizarre poisoning cases involving the Novichok nerve agent in Britain, the intensity of reporting in the mainstream media is certainly worth encouraging. While coverage of the Novichok poisonings sells papers and on-air time in Britain, its infotainment value also helps to chip away at…

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