NICK Heath is worried about the future of the Great Barrier Reef. He has a Bachelor of Commerce and after ten years in business and consulting, moved into political and policy advice for government. He’s now the national program leader for water at … [Read more...] about Which Pesticides Should be Banned?
Food & Farming
This year we have record inflows to dams and rivers, a deep snow pack and all environmental assets are totally sodden. It is inconceivable that farmers on the Murray and Murrumbidgee Rivers have insufficient access to their irrigation water … [Read more...] about No Water for Murray River Irrigators: A Note from Debbie Buller
“THE live export trade is always going to be a running sore on the face of this country. It will never be made humane. Some 500 000 animals have died horrific deaths on the ships alone. 100 000 were burnt to death at sea. Hundreds of cattle have been … [Read more...] about Live Export is a Sore on the Face of Australia: A Note from Animal Activist Jenny
FEDERAL Agriculture Minister, Joe Ludwig, has lifted the live export suspension to Indonesia at a press conference in Canberra. Minister Ludwig said agreement had been met with the live export industry on international standards for animal welfare … [Read more...] about Live Export Ban Lifted
My name is Scot Braithwaite and my life has basically revolved around live export since I was 10 years old. I was unloading cattle boats in Malaysia at the age of 13. I have worked for all the major cattle companies including as a Head Stockman in … [Read more...] about Asking for a FairGo for Live Export: Scot Braithwaite
"Right now, someone nearby is buying organic bean sprouts. It may be the last thing he ever does. Last week’s E. coli outbreak in Germany - potentially traced to an organic farm - was more deadly than the largest nuclear disaster of the last … [Read more...] about Demands for Moratorium on Organic Food