Archive | December 10, 2007

Baby tax needed to save the planet

If you thought global warming hysteria couldn’t get any worse, think again: A WEST Australian medical expert wants families to pay a $5000-plus “baby levy” at birth and an annual carbon tax of up to $800 a child. Writing in today’s Medical Journal of Australia, Associate Professor Barry Walters said every couple with more than […]

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Native Title Deal

According to a report in today’s Cairns Post, the Federal Court of Australia has made a consent determination, handing over a major management role of 126,000 hectares in the Daintree, to the Eastern Kuku Yalanji native title holders. The determination has resulted in a major reconfiguration of land ownership and management arrangements across a complex […]

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