THROUGH the Millennium drought of 2001 to 2009, I was optimistic that it would rain again, that the drought would end and probably with flooding rains. The drought did break, and the aggregated average annual rainfall for the Murray Darling … [Read more...] about Solar Cycle Could Point to Mega-Drought
AUSTRALIA was erroneously considered terra nullius at the time of European settlement. I know this wasn't a land belonging to no one because there are the dreamtime stories, including the story about the formation of the Murray River. It happened as … [Read more...] about When Ngurunderi walked across the Murray’s mouth
Not so long ago, the United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, IPCC, released a report about how it is now hotter, and that there is a 95% chance this has been caused by human activity. This key finding was from just part 1 of a … [Read more...] about The Nature of Inclusive Climate Science
PRIME Minister-elect Tony Abbott today announced his new Ministry . There were few surprises. Again a South Australian will be responsible for water. Indeed Simon Birmingham as the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for the Environment, … [Read more...] about Tony Abbott’s New Ministry Announced: South Australian Simon Birmingham to Enforce Corrupt Basin Plan
MOST of the federal electorates within the Murray Darling are held by MPs from either the Liberal or National Parties. Over recent years, however, major water policies instigated by federal Coalition governments that directly impact these electorates … [Read more...] about Can Cathy McGowan Fix the Travesty of National Water Reform?
IAN Rowan lives on the shores of Lake Alexandrina and he is fed-up with the nonsense from the Murray Darling Basin Authority. In an open letter to the Authority following the recent publication of the ‘2013-2014 Basin Annual Environmental Watering … [Read more...] about Murray Darling Basin Authority Rewriting History – Yet Again