Queensland's former Douglas Shire is no more. Under amalgamation, the new Cairns Regional Shire extends where Douglas once existed, but not so far that its constituents remain entitled to elect representatives for the genuine care for development. … [Read more...] about Panelists Named for Iconic Extinction
Archives for July 11, 2008
GOODBYE air pollution and smoky chimneys, hello brighter days. That's been the trend in Europe for the past three decades - but unfortunately cleaning up the skies has allowed more of the sun's rays to pierce the atmosphere, contributing to at least … [Read more...] about Warming, Cleaner Skies, and More Smog
THE price of petrol could soar to a crippling $8 a litre over the coming decade, according to CSIRO-sponsored research to be released today. The nightmare scenario says the weekly family fuel bill for a medium-sized passenger vehicle could rise to … [Read more...] about $8-a-Litre Petrol?