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Eden-Monaro: way forward with smart economic, enviro decisions

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Renewables promise climate safety and jobs. By Mike Kelly, Member for Eden-Monaro. I AM PASSIONATE about limiting the impacts of climate change and the need for governments, across the spectrum, to act decisively on renewable energy. Eden-Monaro is the canary in the coal mine when it comes to climate change. Our billion dollar ski

Mistreatment of sheep: what would Mort think?

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ANYONE WHO SAW the video of conditions on board the death ship carrying Australian sheep to be slaughtered would have been horrified. It was just one of many Australian ships on which sheep have suffered and there will be many more unless the government bans the trade of live animals. What

Dancing with ‘Roos

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The ACT parks department is shedding blood in our regional backyard at Googong reserve and in Canberra parks – killing “protected” wildlife for the ninth year in a row. In the following story, our south-coast correspondent provides a timely reminder that many Australian citizens here and on the coast take

John’s junket for nuclear power

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MEMBER FOR MONARO and Deputy Premier John Barilaro has spent thousands of taxpayer dollars flying to the United States as part of his campaign to build nuclear reactors in NSW. The NSW Opposition has revealed that in March, the Nationals leader took a staff member and a Government official to the

New Queanbeyan Police headquarters, no nearer

THE NSW LABOR Opposition has again raised the question of a three-year lag so far between promises and reality for an updated police headquarters for Queanbeyan/Palerang. The issue also involves conflicting political promises to move the police to the proposed new $55 million (or thereabouts) QPRC administration building while that

National Firearms Amnesty. Success or failure?

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Comment by Susan Cruttenden. THERE ARE SOME important questions that need to be answered before the success or failure of the National Gun Amnesty can be properly determined. The terms of the amnesty varied from one jurisdiction to another, the ACT being one of the few with a social conscience prepared to

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