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First Nations Consultation Protected, Gas Industry Still Winners From Flawed PRRT
2024 Budget: No Priorities, Lacks Ambition
1968 was an inflection point for the US. Is another one coming in 2024?
Fuel Tax Credits system continues to drive fossil fuel use and emissions
Reform Agenda Launches ahead of Tasmanian Parliament’s Return
Fossil fuel subsidies hit $14.5 billion in 2023-24, up 31%
Simple changes to Petroleum Resources Rent Tax could raise $18 billion: new analysis
Local government leaders call for higher PRRT to help adapt to climate change
Future Gas Strategy Underpins Emissions, Not Renewables
New federal approval for giant WA gas project will release 3 billion tonnes of emissions
New Analysis: WA drivers pay more rego than gas companies pay in royalties
NZ started discussing AUKUS ‘Tier 2’ involvement in 2021, newly released details reveal
Billboard highlights 90% of WA’s gas is exported and mostly royalty free
New research: Australia’s income tax ‘obsession’ debunked
Smart, Grid-Interactive Buildings Can Help Solve Electricity Market Woes
Labor maintains narrow Newspoll lead but drops in other polls
How will US foreign policy affect Joe Biden’s chances of re-election in November?
90% of WA’s gas exported by foreign owned companies who get most of the gas for free
Government Environment Reform Backdown Set to Lock In New Fossil Fuels and Extinctions
Million Dollar Salaries & Private School Resources Underwritten by Public Money
Fire ants economic bite underestimated in government modelling: $2.5b per year in costs by 2035
Incumbent NSW MPs enjoy $2 million in incumbency advantages, on top of head-start from the state’s political finance laws
Carbon credits no excuse for NSW Government to stall on saving koalas
Polling Cook By-Election: Landslide Support for Integrity Reform in Politics
Monthly ministerial diary disclosures among measures proposed to enhance political transparency
Who will Trump pick as his running mate? In 2024, the ‘Veepstakes’ are higher than usual
Government approves Santos Barossa pipeline and sea dumping
Statement on Approval of Santos Barossa Pipeline and Sea Dumping
Increasing minimum wage would not drive inflation up: new report
Reforms needed to tackle greedy academic publishers
Pledge results show widespread independent and crossbench support for an end to native forest logging
More key independents pledge to end native forest logging
Aged care wage rise decision crucial for elderly Australians
Dire polls for Labor in Tasmania and Queensland with elections upcoming
Lines Drawn On Major Issues Facing Tasmanian Electorate
Albanese Government must properly safeguard the independence of new Administrative Review Tribunal
Most Coalition Voters Back Right To Disconnect
Bridging The Gap In Remote, Rural & Regional Skills Training
Tasmanian voters expect hung parliament, but unsure who can get the job done
Albanese’s ratings surge in YouGov poll; Tasmanian poll suggests difficult to form government
Labor’s integrity pledge should be a priority in first 100 days of government
His Excellency Anote Tong Visits Australia to Advocate for Fossil Fuel Free Pacific
New ABC chair inherits a battered and bruised broadcaster. Here are some ways to fix it
Aged care reforms fall short on quality, safety
Experts and community representatives slam major parties’ salmon policies
Yanis Varoufakis Australian Speaking Tour
Experts and community representatives slam major parties’ salmon policies
Tasmanian logging expansion an environmental tragedy