Murray-Darling disaster lessons run deeper than water

Environmental mismanagement runs deeper than the ecological tragedy gripping the Murray-Darling Basin. Recent policy decisions around native forest logging in NSW follow the same pattern of ignoring science and favouring extractive industry over the public interest, writes Dr Oisín Sweeney. THE ROLLING ecological catastrophe in the Murray-Darling basin has put […]

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Current NBN ‘A Lottery’

Australia’s plagued National Broadband Network is scheduled to be finished next year, but experts have warned the “hotchpotch” network has created a “lottery” where some homes receive vastly inferior connections to others. By Isabelle Lane Millions of homes across the country are connected to the network, but they’re not all receiving the same quality of connection […]