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The nation is losing the political will to protect our pristine places – biodiversity is suffering. (Big Read)

The Franklin River by Adam Morton Tue 30 Jan 2018 06.02 AEDT Last modified on Tue 30 Jan 2018 06.44 AEDT – originally published in The Guardian Australia  What if the Franklin river hadn’t been saved? Stopping the Gordon-below-Franklin dam was one of the Australian environment movement’s great victories: in […]


Tony Abbott’s razor gang considered welfare crackdown on ‘job snobs’ under 30

Originally published on the ABC web site 29 January 2018  – http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-01-29/treasurer-joe-hockey-and-prime-minister-tony-abbott-stand-toget/9353138 Exclusive by political reporter Ashlynne McGhee and Michael McKinnon Tony Abbott’s “razor gang” considered banning anyone under 30 from accessing income support in a radical proposal ahead of the 2014 budget, according to cabinet documents obtained by the […]