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Away with Rio+20 and Ineptocracy

INEPTOCRACY is a system of government where the least capable of leading are elected by the least capable of producing, and where the members of society least likely to sustain themselves or succeed, are rewarded with goods and services paid for by the confiscated wealth of a diminishing number of producers. That’s according to the […]

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Thank YOU, And

My name is Mr Koala and I would like to thank some of the readers of this blog for their very generous donation: M (from the NT) donated $50 P (from SA) donated $50 J (from NSW) donated $100 So Jen and I have $200 from our recent fundraising drive.  Thank you! (more…)

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Media Watch Witch Hunt

IN the old days they would have just bound her, thrown her into the lake, and waited to see if she floated.   That was how one viewer responded to the vicious dunking of Jennifer Marohasy by Jonathan Holmes on their Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s (ABC) Media Watch program on March 19, 2012. Dr Marohasy just wants […]

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Live Near a Wind Project?

DARRYL Read is a fourth year psychology honors student at the University of New England in Australia. His research project involves surveying citizens near proposed or established wind developments, worldwide. His interest in this area of research began after speaking with rural residents living in Crookwell, New South Wales (NSW), which has the oldest wind […]

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Queensland to Dump ‘Green’ Schemes

NEW Queensland Premier, Campbell Newman, orders ex-Queensland Premier’s husband, Greg Withers, to kill green schemes. That’s according to an article in today’s The Australian: “The showpiece of the Gillard government’s $1.5 billion Solar Flagships Program is now in jeopardy, after Mr Newman yesterday pulled the plug on $75 million in state funding pledged for the […]

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Labor Annihilation in Queensland Will Not be Repeated Federally, Because

I live in Queensland, a very large, resource rich northern state. For too many years we’ve had Labor governments that have run with very populist themes and policies. And we’ve had Chief Scientists that have actively ignored evidence to implement Labor politics. [1] Tonight Queensland Labor was annihilated at the ballot box and will likely […]

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Honest Politician Needed to Champion Removal of Murray Mouth Barrages

For years now I’ve been writing about the barrages, really sea dykes, that block inflows from the Southern Ocean making the vast shallow coastal lagoons at the end of the Murray River completely dependent on Murray River inflows. Without the dykes the sea would push in each autumn and for longer periods during drought.[1] Somewhat […]

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All I Want for Christmas…

is for you to sign the petition here: http://petitions.listentous.org.au/detail/index/pid/17 RIVERS NEED ESTUARIES CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED Biologist Dr Jennifer Marohasy has launched the Australian Environment Foundation, AEF, campaign’Rivers Need Estuaries’ to have the current Murray Darling Basin Authority draft plan completely revised to prioritise restoring the Murray River estuary. Dr Marohasy announced that the campaign’s petition would […]

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No Carbon Tax Rally – Brisbane May 7

How will history record our current obsession with carbon dioxide and the idea of taxing it? What have you done about it? I will be at the Brisbane rally against the carbon tax on May 7, See you there… Queensland Parliament House Cnr of Alice Street and George Street Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Saturday, May 7 […]

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