Blogotariat

Oz Blog News Commentary
Prosper Australia Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 13:10 Source

Craig Emerson, principal architect of Australia’s Petroleum Resource Rent Tax, is out in the AFR today fighting for good taxes and sound economics. For thirty years, the PRRT had been a successful revenue-sharing device, delivering well over $33 billion to consolidated revenue, derived from the economic rents of resource extraction and thus causing no harm. […]

Sticky: No
Renew Economy Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 13:00 Source

Sydney Markets unveils purpose-built 640kW solar car park, taking total installed capacity to 910kW, with more to come.

Sticky: No
Renew Economy Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 13:00 Source

Sydney Markets unveils purpose-built 640kW solar car park, taking total installed capacity to 910kW, with more to come.

Sticky: No
Prosper Australia Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 12:58 Source

Prosper Australia President Catherine Cashmore had a busy week. First, Catherine was interviewed by Raph Epstein for ABC FM Drivetime. Then Catherine was asked to appear on SBS News Saturday night in Vacant Homes in Sydney draws Attention of UN. Channel 9 news also referenced this report. Earlier in the week, our Speculative Vacancies Report […]

Sticky: No
Renew Economy Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 12:56 Source

ZEN Energy unveils partnership with Santos as part of plan to offer cheap "baseload renewable electricity" product to commercial and industrial users.

Sticky: No
Renew Economy Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 11:30 Source

South Australia to build country’s biggest battery storage plant via tender, as well as adding gas plant as “back-up”, creating a new “energy security target” and giving energy minister new powers to intervene in electricity market.

Sticky: No
Renew Economy Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 11:30 Source

South Australia to build country’s biggest battery storage plant via tender, as well as adding gas plant as “back-up”, creating a new “energy security target” and giving energy minister new powers to intervene in electricity market.

Sticky: No
The Australian Independent Media Network Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 09:22 Source

The Western Australian Election was a stunning success for One Nation. I mean, the political party, not Australia… Or any other nation, for that matter. No, they did really, really well. Fantastically well! Just ask Pauline. She said it was a great success. Or ask Malcolm Roberts who seemed to think that they’d be winning…

The post Pauline Hanson And Other Stunning Successes In The WA Election appeared first on The AIM Network.

Sticky: No
En Passant Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 09:06 Source


Cartoon by Adam Adelpour

Bill Leak may have been the poster boy for “free speech” anti-Section 18C nutters, but his death has not heralded the end of racism and bigotry, I write in Independent Australia.

Sticky: No
Cheeseburger Gothic Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 09:00 Source

I didn't really understand why everyone lost their shit over the debate but not the product placement. From Blunty:

Well, that was weird. Having feasted on the lulz last week while compulsively hitting replay on that Department of Finance recruitment video, you'd think that as a nation we'd had our fill of bizarro YouTube moments.

But nope.

A tie-up between Coopers Brewery and the Bible Society of Australia has prompted this spoof. From The Feed on SBS Viceland, 7.30 weeknights.

Sticky: No
The Australian Independent Media Network Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 08:00 Source

By Ross Hamilton The Attorney General is the nation’s first law officer. That makes her or him our highest law officer in the nation. So it is not unreasonable to expect our Federal Attorney General to be a paragon of legal virtue. However our Attorney General, Senator George Brandis, is anything but. There are plenty…

The post Brandis must GO! appeared first on The AIM Network.

Sticky: No
The Australian Independent Media Network Monday, March 13, 2017 - 21:15 Source

By Tracie Aylmer As the election finishes up and Upper House votes with preference deals are finalised, I would like to give another perspective on how Labor won so significantly. There were a number of issues. Two of those issues involved the selling of Western Power and Fremantle Port. A third issue was the destruction…

The post Why Barnett lost appeared first on The AIM Network.

Sticky: No
The Australian Independent Media Network Monday, March 13, 2017 - 20:36 Source

By Craig Hingston Representing Australia at World Finals for third year in a row. Pine Rivers State High School from Brisbane has totally dominated the National Finals of the Land Rover 4×4 Technology Challenge in Adelaide by taking out every award. Two student teams, Fair Dinkum 4×4 and Mud Ruts, claimed all seven engineering, innovation…

Sticky: No
Renew Economy Monday, March 13, 2017 - 14:08 Source

Labor's WA election win locks in a $19.5m commitment to Carnegie Clean Energy's 20MW Albany Wave Energy Project.

Sticky: No
Renew Economy Monday, March 13, 2017 - 13:53 Source

The rise in wholesale electricity prices is delivering huge new incentives to solar PV and battery storage.

Sticky: No

Pages