Monthly Archives: June 2013

WHERE IS THE ENVIRONMENT IN THE AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL ELECTION?

Without the environment, there is no economy. So where is the environment in policy releases and stories being discussed in the lead-up to the September election? Professor Ian Lowe raised this issue back in February http://theconversation.com/the-environment-issues-we-should-be-hearing-about-at-this-election-11929 Over-allocation of water resources, … Continue reading

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WHERE IS THE BUDGET FOR THE ENVIRONMENT?

Without the environment, there is no economy. So where was the environment in the Australian national budget of May 2013? In all the debate around the budget, the only indirect reference to the environment was related to the Carbon Tax, … Continue reading

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DROUGHT EFFECTS PERSIST IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA

In spite of floods and recent good rains, the South Australian landscape has not yet recovered from the effects of the Millenium drought. The green tinge across the land from autumn rains is a superficial illusion, covering long term impacts … Continue reading

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