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Renew Economy Friday, May 27, 2016 - 14:29 Source

The Great Barrier Reef is now one of the world’s most important coastal and marine tourism areas, but its future is at risk, and climate change is the primary long-term threat.

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Renew Economy Friday, May 27, 2016 - 14:21 Source

First, the Coalition sought to deny that its climate policies would ever evolve into something that actually reduces emissions. Now, it is seeking to remove evidence that climate change is having any impact at all.

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Renew Economy Friday, May 27, 2016 - 14:13 Source

Current coal prices and energy tariffs mean new coal plants in China can still deliver handsome returns for investors.

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Renew Economy Friday, May 27, 2016 - 14:06 Source

Trump says solar is expensive and has 30-year payback time: "All I’m going to do is free up the coal,” he said in first major energy speech.

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Renew Economy Friday, May 27, 2016 - 13:32 Source

Which communities will elect members who will help them get in early and capture the huge economic opportunity of the renewables boom?

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Renew Economy Friday, May 27, 2016 - 13:28 Source

Arch conservative think tank IPA renews call for closure of hundreds of government agencies, including ARENA, CCA and CER. But does it understand what they actually do?

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Jack the Insider Friday, May 27, 2016 - 13:01 Source

Feeling unloved, unwanted and like every move you make is a step in the wrong direction? Relax. You’re just having a Feeney of…

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Renew Economy Friday, May 27, 2016 - 12:26 Source

Community solar is being proposed as a bridge to a more comprehensive value-based pricing system for distributed generation.

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Renew Economy Friday, May 27, 2016 - 12:24 Source

With the state of PV market, installers can find it more difficult to stay profitable. Inverter selection can be key to this process..

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Renew Economy Friday, May 27, 2016 - 12:24 Source

Australian Technology Competition 2016 has gone live, in quest to accelerate the nation's high potential innovations.

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Your Democracy Friday, May 27, 2016 - 12:03 Source

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Malcolm Turnbull has taken Bill Shorten to task after the Labor leader accused US presidential hopeful Donald Trump of being "barking mad".

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The Australian Independent Media Network Friday, May 27, 2016 - 11:58 Source

When the Gillard government tried to appoint a Public Interest Media Advocate, the Coalition, aided by an hysterical Murdoch Press, went into overdrive. “Freedom is at stake, liberty is at stake, democracy is at stake,” communication spokesman Malcolm Turnbull said. Former press council head David Flint said “It is dangerous … it will give the…

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The Australian Independent Media Network Friday, May 27, 2016 - 11:52 Source

You may have heard of “the Australia Tax”. The term comes from the apparent difference in the price of a seemingly identical product sold apparently cheaper in another country than the retail price in Australia. Computer software and Apple products are frequently mentioned as being subject to this tax and while it really isn’t that…

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Delimiter Friday, May 27, 2016 - 11:30 Source

Western Australian Auditor General Colin Murphy has released a report saying there are "significant savings and benefits" to moving government services online.

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Delimiter Friday, May 27, 2016 - 11:27 Source

The Community and Public Sector Union (CPSU) has criticised the Coalition Government for its decision to put a private company in charge of the management of confidential and highly sensitive health records for thousands of Australians.

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Delimiter Friday, May 27, 2016 - 11:24 Source

The Labor opposition has said that, while it supports the Government's pledge to add a further $60 million to the Mobile Black Spot Programme if reelected, allocation of funding across Australia is missing out areas that need it most.

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Renew Economy Friday, May 27, 2016 - 11:13 Source

Wannon Water says 800kW wind turbine planned for Portland water reclamation plant will significantly reduce energy costs, pass savings on to customers.

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Renew Economy Friday, May 27, 2016 - 11:12 Source

Australia's two most prominent solar scientists says solar R&D in Australia could be wiped out by Coalition, Labor moves against ARENA.

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Your Democracy Friday, May 27, 2016 - 10:32 Source

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Club Troppo Friday, May 27, 2016 - 10:23 Source

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TPS Extra Friday, May 27, 2016 - 10:15 Source

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The Tally Room Friday, May 27, 2016 - 10:00 Source

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xkcd.com Friday, May 27, 2016 - 10:00 Source

'How long are you going to keep this up?' 'Statistically, only four or five more decades.'

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Club Troppo Friday, May 27, 2016 - 09:15 Source

Preselecting Nova Peris as a “Captain’s Pick” for Labor senator for the Northern Territory must have seemed like a good idea at the time to then Prime Minister Julia Gillard.

The election of Ken Wyatt as a Liberal federal MHR from Western Australia in 2010 had sparked calls for the Labor Party to preselect Indigenous candidates for winnable federal seats.

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The Australian Independent Media Network Friday, May 27, 2016 - 09:00 Source

By Logan Kean January 2016 saw the introduction of the Land Administration Amendment Bill, and it is intended to create some new economic and social opportunities, by unlocking the rangelands in Western Australia. Exploration using reverse circulation techniques is expected to increase significantly as a result of the draft bill announced by the Honourable Terry…

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Your Democracy Friday, May 27, 2016 - 07:07 Source
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The Australian Independent Media Network Friday, May 27, 2016 - 06:09 Source

Friday May 27 2016 Barnaby Joyce is truly a goose on the loose and the voters of New England should give considerable thought to replacing him with Tony Windsor. His rather bizarre claim that Indonesia as a reprisal for our ban on live cattle exports let loose asylum seeker boats  was met with laughter and…

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Poll Bludger Friday, May 27, 2016 - 06:05 Source

I’ve finally gotten around to updating BludgerTrack with the leadership ratings from Monday’s Newspoll, so the finalised weekly reading of that can be found at the bottom of the post. As well as that, a small number of campaign news snippets to relate:

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North Coast Voices Friday, May 27, 2016 - 05:07 Source

An short anonymous online snippet under the pen name "Maclean" in The Northern Star on 14 April 2016 included this photograph of Desmond John Thomas Euen (far left) with the Australian Deputy-Prime Minister and MP for New England Barnaby Joyce:

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North Coast Voices Friday, May 27, 2016 - 00:15 Source

ABC NEWS: MP for Warringah Tony Abbott’s 2016 federal election campaign launchThe New Daily, 16 May 2016:Jus

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