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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

Australian Information Commission finds Department of Immigration and Border Protection unlawfully disclosed personal information of asylum seekers

November 19, 2014 - 00:15 -- Admin

Office of the Australian Information Commission, media release on Wednesday, 12 November 2014:Department of Immigration and Border Protection unlawfully disclosed personal information of asylum seekersThe Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) has been found in breach of the Privacy Act 1988, by failing to adequately protec

A vulnerable Richie Williamson seeks to shore up support for his mayoral position and future political ambitions?

November 18, 2014 - 04:54 -- Admin

Clarence Valley Mayor Richie Williamson decided to spring a last minute surprise on his fellow councillors, residents and ratepayers with a mayoral minute not included in the ordinary monthly meeting business paper for 18 November 2014.However, on the same day he informed councillors of his intention The Daily Examiner also appears to have become aware and