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Households struggling with increased energy costs

Tips for swapping retailers As government staggers toward a solution for Australia's energy woes, online energy brokers are reporting a large increase in the number of calls from business and residential consumers desperate to secure a better deal from energy retailers Corporate Affairs manager for online comparison service, iSelect, Laura Crowden, recently

Review of historic stock routes may put rare stretches of native plants and animals at risk

By The Conversation Since the 19th century, Australian drovers have moved their livestock along networks of stock routes. Often following traditional Indigenous pathways, these corridors and stepping-stones of remnant vegetation cross the heavily cleared wheat and sheep belt in central New South Wales. The publicly owned Travelling Stock Reserve network of New

NSW opens doors to tree clearing in August

30,000 citizen voices ignored. National Party winning the argument Farmers left without details Environmental groups urge last minute lobbying, links supplied here. Stand Up for Nature – environment group coalition in NSW writes: If the Queensland experience is anything to go by, we’re set to lose woodlands and forests across NSW when this state’s

Safeguard and conserve what we have

NEW report: Hot, Dry& Deadly: NSW plants, animals (including humans) face ultimate challenge Review by Frankie Seymour Hot, Dry& Deadly: Impacts of Climate Change on Nature in NSW is a clear and concise document launched regionally last month by the Nature Conservation Council of NSW, a peak organisation representing 160 member organisations. The

Why are we stuck on climate change action?

Shadow Minister Mark Butler explains the Australian federal policy sink hole Climate Wars Mark Butler Melbourne University Press, 2017. Book review by Nick Goldie As Shadow Minister for Climate Change and Energy, Mark Butler could be expected to come up with the goods in his new book Climate Wars. And that’s just what he does: