• On Coal Seam Gas fracking

    Max Thomas     |      October 28, 2016

    Senator for Queensland and co-deputy Leader of the Australian Greens, Larissa Waters, has recently called to ban coal seam gas (CSG) fracking. After spending many years working for the environment, Max Thomas believes that the time for protest has passed and we need rational, evidence-based action.

  • Greyhound racing ban backflip gives another chance to an industry that deserves none

    Elise Burgess     |      October 12, 2016

    Yesterday NSW Premier Mike Baird announced that the State’s greyhound industry would be given "one final chance" and the racing ban reversed. Elise Burgess from animal protection institute Voiceless says the racing industry will not change its ways after being exposed for its cruelty and getting away with it scot-free.

  • Powerless without glory

    Max Thomas     |      September 26, 2016

    It has been reported over the weekend that the closure of the Victoria’s Hazelwood plant in the Latrobe Valley may be imminent. Max Thomas is concerned about the future of a region that has been left with gaping holes – not only in the ground, but also in its socio-economic fabric.