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Deputy-Premier Troy Grant introduces himself to the NSW North Coast in exactly the wrong way

October 31, 2014 - 00:16 -- Admin

If there was an issue so big that it is recognised by both government and industry as being close to the hearts of a great many residents and electors living on the NSW North Coast, it is community opposition to coal seam and tight gas exploration and potential production.So what did the Nationals do on one of Troy Grant’s early visits as Nationals leader and deputy premier of the state – they start a donnybrook that will have people shaking their heads and saying; Told you the Nats were for

A word portrait of Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott and his Cabinet ministers

October 31, 2014 - 00:15 -- Admin

The ideology-based wrecking ball that is the Abbott Government can possibly be explained thus…………………..Kruger  and I published a paper that documented how, in many areas of life, incompetent people do not recognize -- scratch that, cannot recognize -- just how incompetent they are, a phenomenon that has come to be known as the Dunning-Kruger effect.

Northern Rivers communities welcome new Labor Party policy on Coal Seam Gas which now includes the Clarence Valley

October 30, 2014 - 08:04 -- Admin

The NSW Labor Party realised that it had blundered in excising the Clarence Valley from its ‘CSG Free’ Northern Rivers policy and, yesterday corrected this new policy to include the valley, its water catchment, bio-diverse environment, vibrant communities and local economy.MEDIA RELEASE 29TH OCTOBER 2014Northern Rivers communities welcome new Labor Party policy on CSGCommunity groups in the Northern Rivers have applauded today’s policy announcement from the NSW Labor Party that adds the Clare

A not so small gas industry issue that APPEA won't be running to the media about

October 30, 2014 - 00:15 -- Admin

The Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association is a very vocal lobbyist on behalf of the gas industry. It frequently seeks to demonise individuals who oppose the growth in unconventional gasfields.APPEA states; Concern about security of gas supplies in NSW is justified. However, household gas supplies are likely to be unaffected.

Abbott joins Howard as second serving prime minister referred to the International Criminal Court by an Australian citizen

October 29, 2014 - 00:15 -- Admin

International media notices that Anthony John ‘Tony’ Abbott has joined John Winston Howard as serving Australian prime ministers referred to The Hague by one or more citizens.The Telegraph UK 22 October 2014:An Australian MP has asked the International Criminal Court to investigate prime minister Tony Abbott for crime