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Commonwealth protects Platypus, Koala, Swift Parrot, Greater Glider habitat


HUMANE SOCIETY INTERNATIONAL (HSI) has congratulated the federal government for a positive move this Christmas season as Federal Environment Minister Sussan Ley announced new habitat protections. The listing of River-flat eucalypt forest on coastal floodplains of southern New South Wales and eastern Victoria as a Critically Endangered Ecological Community sees more than 20,000 highly

Electric vehicle budget impost, it’s a myth!


The Electric Vehicle Council has a new report that shows worries about electric vehicles and fuel excise tax avoidance are a furphy that masks hidden benefits to the Australian economy from switching to electric vehicles — if only Australian governments supported the move by lowering other taxes on electric. Read

Here‘s a bit of a chuckle to keep you going …


starting with the Qantas Airlines Repair Division AFTER EVERY FLIGHT, Qantas pilots fill out a form, called a ‘Gripe Sheet’ which tells mechanics about problems with the aircraft. The mechanics correct the problems; document their repairs on the form, and then pilots review the Gripe Sheets before the next flight. Never let

$1M wildlife-carer fund rorted by NSW Government:

80% redirected to other programs — 20% paid to wildlife carers. THE NSW LABOR Opposition has disclosed that in May the state government’s much-hyped million dollar fund for wildlife carers in bushfire-affected regions was rorted by the government itself, with only 22 percent of the money being paid to wildlife carers. At

Rethinking your/our life under COVID-19

social-isolation-Photo by Erik

[Click on CONTINUE READING HERE to link to external story; click website BACK ARROW to return here] ---------------------------------- Crisis talks: Why combating future pandemics needs a collective mind shift today By Greg Callaghan, The Sydney Morning Herald IS COVID-19 the worst catastrophe of our lifetime? Don’t bet on it, says Italian physicist and author

Expressing our ‘inner artist’ …

 [Click on COLOURED HEADLINES to link to external story; click website BACK ARROW to return here] ---------------------------------- Coronavirus means fewer hugs, but this Canberra artist has found a creative way to get them By Penny Travers, ABC News Catherine Newton loves hugs so much she captures them by clutching blobs of 900-degree Celsius molten

Videos …

The anchor loses it ...  Music teacher writes a song to cope with social isolation. -------------------------------- 2020: Mid-Year Performance Review | Sammy J S3 (ep23) God looks back at the year so far. #SammyJ Biting, bite-sized comedy as Sammy J and his team of troublemakers tackle the news of the week. -------------------------------- Some Good News with