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Scott Morrison Commits His Cabinet To Meeting And Beating Matt Kean

January 20, 2020 - 18:21 -- Admin

NSW Environment Minister, Matt Kean, recently suggested that some federal Liberals are pushing for more action on reducing emissions and arguing that we shouldn’t be using carryover credits from Kyoto. When Scott Morrison was asked about these comments he told us, “Matt Kean doesn’t know what he’s talking about, he doesn’t know what’s going on…

Albo in The Lion’s Den: The Sky Interview, Part Two

January 19, 2020 - 23:17 -- Admin

We pick up with Mr. Albanese and the trained monkey already in progress Interview, Part Five: Albo Stumbles  Asked if his policy would involve a higher reduction target than the government (itself a nonspecific question – reduction from what year’s levels?), Mr Albanese offered the following non-answer We will take climate change seriously Nope –…

Albo Enters the Lion’s Den: The Sky Interview, Part One

January 19, 2020 - 23:12 -- Admin

Federal Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese (Albo) has, for some reason, spoken to Sky so-called News. I want to do an analysis of both his remarks and the interview itself. I have dealt with every aspect of the interview except the last question on Mr. Albanese’s family life, which I consider irrelevant to political discourse. This…

The Climate Solutions Packapooticket

January 19, 2020 - 11:44 -- Admin

Whenever government Ministers are asked to expand on how we will achieve our emissions reduction targets beyond the “meet and beat” catchphrase, they bring up the $3.5 billion grandiosely named “Climate Solutions Package”. So let’s unpack that packapooticket. “The Government will provide $3.5 billion over 15 years from 2018-19 for a Climate Solutions Package to…

Comedy without art (part 4)

January 18, 2020 - 16:00 -- Admin

By Dr George Venturini   At its heart, Australia is a system of representative government. More specifically, Australian parliamentary democracy is a variation of the Westminster system, the system which is characterised by responsible government. The question is: responsible to whom? Both Her Majesty’s Australian Government and Her Majesty Loyal Opposition in Australia are responsible to…

Fundraising or Fanfaring?

January 18, 2020 - 15:43 -- Admin

The Cudlee Creek fires in the Adelaide Hills started on the 22nd December, and led to one life being lost, the destruction of at least 86 homes, 500 outbuildings, 227 cars, 3700 livestock and over 40,000 hectares. The state government appointed Alex Zimmerman as the Local Recovery Coordinator for the Cudlee Creek Fire on 22nd…

The economy is not our master

January 18, 2020 - 10:45 -- Admin

By RosemaryJ36   I have a very dear family member, who subscribes to The Australian, and with whom relations have been heavily stressed in ‘debating’ what I see as a cut and dried issue – climate change. This is part of an email I have just sent: “Throughout the ages, scientists have been doubted, sometimes sanctioned…