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WOMADelaide 2022 Planet Talks forum brings world’s top thinkers, scientists & activists to Adelaide
Two thirds of WA gas given away virtually free
72% say government should provide free RAT tests: Polling
Covid threat overshadows Japan pact
As collective bargaining erodes in Australia, solutions from other countries could strengthen bargaining and lift wages
Mayo Polling: Landslide Support for Key Integrity and Accountability Measures
Case for northern Tasmanian Public Service Jobs hub
Polling Bass & Lyons: Landslide Support for Key Integrity and Accountability Measures
Victorian Rate Cap Policy Costs Economy Over 7,000 jobs and $890 million to GDP
Rush on trucks and tractors as farmers stock up
New Initiative Launched to Protect Charities Advocacy as New Poll Finds Majority of Australians Agree Advocacy Key Part of Charity
Time to Plan for and Support Early Coal Phase Out
Irrigator and environment groups unite to protect Murray Darling
New Analysis: Most Major Australian Superannuation Funds Invest in Nuclear Weapons Despite UN Treaty
Santos climate scam: Public funding to increase fossil fuel production
Greenpeace launches Climate Solutions to help Aussies drive climate action
Unpaid overtime continues to climb
NTEU welcomes Labor’s university and TAFE funding boost but it’s not enough
Labor Climate Announcement Good First Step, But More Action Needed on Fossil Fuels
2 out of 3 members of university governing bodies have no professional expertise
Bad Day for Democracy: Deal Done on Political Campaigners Bill
Public Square Project: Reimagining Our Digital Future
Big Winners of $3.9b in Government Discretionary Grants are Coalition Marginal Seats
Amazon’s Big Friday Black Day for Worker Rights
New Analysis: Voter ID Laws Solution Looking for Problem
Victorian Government rejection of Gippsland Mineral Sand Mine: Win for Community & Local Economy
Woodside gas project to emit as much pollution as every car and motorbike on Australian roads
Eight free weeks: Time stolen from employees skyrockets during COVID
Too Early to Celebrate Google’s Australian Cash Splash
Morrison’s Net Zero Modelling Predicts Gillard’s Carbon Price
Majority of Australians Want Stronger Whistleblower Protections
COP26 Glasgow Ends: Coal Phase Down Agreed, Glimmer of Hope Remains
From Glasgow: NGOs, experts respond to COP26
New paper exposes five wealthy countries whose fossil fuel production threatens chances of keeping 1.5ºC hope alive
Analysis: Federal Government Net Zero Modelling is Economic Science Fiction
‘Technology Not Taxes’: Failure Australia Has Seen Before
Australia drops four places on global climate ranking
Federal Government’s Future Fuels Electric Vehicle Announcement Little More Than Another Pamphlet
New analysis: Australia backsliding in climate adaptation approach
Australia Institute Welcomes SA Labor’s Commitment to Repeal EV Tax
COP26: Coal Breakthrough in Glasgow to impact Indo-Pacific
40 countries pledge to quit coal; Australia continues climate sabotage
Australia’s fossil fuel expansion plans equivalent to over 200 new coal power stations
Urgent action needed to rescue Australian journalism
PM Morrison Faces Renewed Pressure: Don’t Wreck Glasgow COP26
Active Policy Measures Needed to Stop Decline of Journalism
G20 Message to World Leaders: Don’t Let Australia Cheat on Climate Action and Wreck Glasgow COP26
On Eve of Federal Election, Government Looks to Disenfranchise Voters While Ignoring Long-Overdue Democracy Reforms