INFLUENTIAL, but seriously flawed research suggesting agricultural pesticides killed mature stands of mangroves at Mackay in Queensland was based on experiments with mangrove seedlings that were dosed with concentrations of Diuron orders of magnitude … [Read more...] about Postgraduate Research Opportunity
Gillard’s $4 Million Propaganda: Send It Back!
Dear Jennifer, As you are probably aware, Julia Gillard announced recently that she wants to spend four million dollars of our hard-earned tax dollars to mail a pro-tax propaganda campaign to every Australian household. And this is on top of the … [Read more...] about Gillard’s $4 Million Propaganda: Send It Back!
Join the Convoy to Canberra
THE Australian government has lost the confidence of many of its people particularly those in rural and regional Australia. ‘A Convoy of No Confidence’ in the Australian government will start on August 17 and will arrive at Parliament House … [Read more...] about Join the Convoy to Canberra
Spectator Australia Debate on Carbon Tax
POLLS show strong public opposition to the minority government’s policy of increasing the price of energy to combat climate change. Meanwhile, a global agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions remains elusive. In this environment, is the proposed … [Read more...] about Spectator Australia Debate on Carbon Tax
Orange-thighed Tree Frogs: Part 2
Neil Hewett, who lives in the Daintree, posted on Orange-thighed Tree Frogs in October 2007. That blog post has gathered a couple of recent comments, including from Shane Panton near Coffs Harbour, NSW, claiming to have Orange-thighed frogs mating … [Read more...] about Orange-thighed Tree Frogs: Part 2
Nominate a Best Blog: Graham Young
It’s been a big year, especially the second half. An election where they disinvited Kevin Rudd, the Republicans rolled the Democrats, and now Julian Assange rolls everyone. Plenty for bloggers to blog about, and we're hunting for the best of … [Read more...] about Nominate a Best Blog: Graham Young