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Brian Robins standing as an independant candidate for the Clarence electorate in March 2015 says he offers real choice

November 23, 2014 - 00:16 -- Admin

Photograph of Brian Robins from The Daily Examiner, 2 August 2014Brian Robins media release, 18 November 2014:LOCAL COMMUNITIES FIRST.Former Clarence NSW State Emergency Service Executive Officer, Bryan Robins will stand as an Independent candidate for the C

Japan to continue its annual commercial whale hunt in the Southern Ocean

November 23, 2014 - 00:15 -- Admin

Once Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was safely out of Australia, after attending the November 2014 G20 summit, Japan announced it will continue its annual whale kill in the Southern Ocean.Reuters 18 November 2014:Japan on Tuesday unveiled plans to resume whale hunting in the Southern Ocean despite an international court ruling th

Quote of the Week

November 22, 2014 - 00:15 -- Admin

These overall findings only tell part of the story, and the following pages present a brief snapshot of the results for the 60 nations covered on the GGEI as they play out on the four main dimensions: Leadership & Climate Change, Efficiency Sectors, Markets & Investment and Environment & Natural Capital….PERCEPTION RANK 11 Australia…PERFORMANCE RANK 37 Australia[DUAL CITIZEN LLC, The Global Green Economy Index – 2014]

The Abbott Government reaches its apogee of absurdity with Christopher Pyne *WARNING: Offensive Language*

November 20, 2014 - 08:34 -- Admin

When the Australian Minister for Education Christopher Pyne attempted to start his very own ‘grass roots’ response to the anticipated programming cuts forced on the Australian Broadcasting Commission by his own government’s budget cuts, he chose to create a petition on 18 November 2014.The response