Environment groups and scientists have hailed the Queensland Government’s recent move to buy a cattle station south of Cooktown as a victory for reef conservation. Max Thomas questions whether the purchase serves a well-planned purpose beyond a mere political one.
One of the centerpieces of Bill Shorten’s election campaign is proposing changes to negative gearing and capital gains tax. President of the Real Estate Institute of New South Wales, John Cunningham, argues that executing these changes would be a mistake.
There has been no mention of the elephant in the room during the lead up to the election. In his final blog of this series, Stewart Nattrass suggests to vote in the Senate for those that will support investigating how to attract Tesla to Australia.
How can Australia build and nurture spaces for innovation and creative engagement so that we can become a truly innovative nation? This will be the key theme of this year’s Global Access Partners Annual Economic Summit in the NSW Legislative Assembly Chamber on 15 and 16 September.
Recent footage of the horrific abuse of exported Australian animals have again shown that the live export industry isn’t working. The animal protection institute Voiceless is calling on the Prime Minister to act now.
Australia’s long history of building automobiles is coming to an end. Meanwhile Tesla’s electric cars are going from strength to strength. In this first of three blogs Stewart Nattrass argues that with vacant assembly lines and teams of experienced skilled workers we could enter a mutually beneficial relationship with Tesla.
National Reconciliation Week (NRW) from 27 May to 3 June celebrates and seeks to form meaningful and respectful relationships between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and other Australians.
If the pinnacle of government is liberty, then surely this includes the freedom to speak and ask questions. Cheryl McDonnell urges us to stand up for people like Duncan Storrar, because the next liberty to be taken might well be our own.