The Sydney Morning Herald, 12 February 2018:The Catholic Church in Australia is worth tens of billions of dollars, making it one of the country’s biggest non-government property owners, and massively wealthier than it has claimed in evidence to major inquiries into child sexual abuse.A six-month investigation by The Sydney Morning Herald has found that the church misled the Royal Commis
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University of Colorado Boulder, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC), media release, 5 February 2018:Scientists find massive reserves of mercury hidden in permafrostResearchers have discovered that thawing permafrost in the Northern Hemisphere stores twice as much mercury as the rest of the planet's soils, atmosphere
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“When it influences staff positions and even contributes to winners and losers in a reshuffle, Barnaby's affair with a younger staffer is not a private matter” [Stephen Mayne on Twitter, 9 February 2018]During the lengthy extramarital relationship with a member of his staff Australian Deputy Prime Minister and Nationals MP for New England Barnaby Joyce:* arranged for a change of employment for the staffer in this relationship.
“The next generation of environmental laws will need to recognise explicitly the role of humanity as a trustee of the environment and its common resources, requiring both care and engagement on behalf of future generations.” [APEEL, Blueprint for the Next Generation of Environmental Law, August 2017]
Awabakal Local Aboriginal Land Council still attempting to resolve legal issues flowing from failed development proposals.Newcastle Herald, 3 February 2018: Companies belonging to Sydney-based businessman Tony Zong have agreed to discontinue legal action against the Awabakal Local Aboriginal Land Council, over a failed deal to buy $12.6 million worth of Aboriginal land across the city. However the
“Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose”John Howard's quasi military protégée during his prime ministership, former "special envoy" for a later Australian prime minister, Tony Abbott, 'speaker and entertainer' for hire,