Save Queensland Rural Colleges: Priorities for the Bush

Save Queensland Rural Colleges: Priorities for the Bush, by Viv Forbes. The executive director of the Saltbush Club, Mr Viv Forbes, said that for too long tax payers have watched federal agencies like CSIRO waste money on climate models that do not work, on carbon accounting that is not needed, on never-ending climate jamborees and Continue reading Save Queensland Rural Colleges: Priorities for the Bush

57 Bushfire Inquiries isn’t enough. We need one more for leaders to hide behind.

57 Bushfire Inquiries isn’t enough. We need one more for leaders to hide behind. By Joanne Nova. Big Government strangles our ecosystems just like it strangles scientific research.  Australia has had 57 bushfire inquiries since 1939. We knew what was coming and we knew how to stop it, and we’ve known for eighty years (and Continue reading 57 Bushfire Inquiries isn’t enough. We need one more for leaders to hide behind.

Saltbush Club: Smash the Paris Climate Shackles!

Saltbush Club: Smash the Paris Climate Shackles! By Viv Forbes. A new lobby has called for Australia to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement. Calling itself “The Saltbush Club” the group includes top scientists and engineers covering every aspect of the global warming/energy debate, as well as representatives from small business, big business, farmers and Continue reading Saltbush Club: Smash the Paris Climate Shackles!

Aboriginals didn’t need a water bomber to save them from Government nurtured firestorms

Aboriginals didn’t need a water bomber to save them from Government nurtured firestorms, by Viv Forbes. Fires lit by Aboriginal men and women created the landscape of Australia. … Their fires created and maintained grasslands and open forests and extinguished all flora and fauna unable to cope with frequent burn-offs. Early white explorers and settlers Continue reading Aboriginals didn’t need a water bomber to save them from Government nurtured firestorms

Australian politicians again show “Real Genius”

Australian politicians again show “Real Genius”, by Viv Forbes. Back in the chaotic dying days of the Whitlam-Cairns-Connor government, Canberra was buzzing with Rex Connor’s grand plans for a national energy grid and gas pipelines linking the NW Shelf to the capital cities, all to be funded by massive foreign loans arranged by a mysterious Continue reading Australian politicians again show “Real Genius”

“Zero Emissions” will Test the Convictions of Canberrans

Canberra’s zero emissions target brought forward 10 years to 2020, by Kirsten Lawson. The ACT’s move to 100 per cent renewable energy will cost taxpayers an extra $117 million a year at its peak in 2020, the government says, moving this week to bring forward its zero-emissions target by a decade. Environment Minister Simon Corbell Continue reading “Zero Emissions” will Test the Convictions of Canberrans

South Australian power: Energy Minister to be given more control in state’s $500m plan to secure future

South Australian power: Energy Minister to be given more control in state’s $500m plan to secure future, by Nick Harmsen. The South Australian Government has announced it will spend more than $500 million to build a new gas-fired power plant and Australia’s largest battery as it moves to secure the state’s energy supplies. Announcing the Continue reading South Australian power: Energy Minister to be given more control in state’s $500m plan to secure future