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DID Eden-Monaro Voters send a message? Part II

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THE BULLETIN is not the only commentator noticing that voters were sending a message with the recent Eden-Monaro by-election that ended with a close finish for Labor’s Kristy McBain on preferences. An Inside Story analysis by reporter Tim Colebatch, previously an economics editor for Fairfax, delves into the preference flow that

They’re advised not to shoot mums in Canberra — but they do, here’s how

THE ACT GOVERNMENT supplies anyone who questions their annual kangaroo family slaughter — killing Australia’s favourite tourism icon in the national capital — with a comforting ‘scientific’ fact sheet. The Bulletin has previously published an independent critique of the relevance or validity of the scientific argument that kangaroos damage other native

Eden-Monaro election — climate emergency who will help us?

Kotvojs just quotes Coalition stats. Renewables will mean jobs. I NEARLY CHOKED on my weeties when I read Liberal candidate Fiona Kotvojs claim that  “the Government’s (climate change) strategy is working, as Australia’s emissions are falling”. Selectively quoting from the latest update of Australia’s National Greenhouse Gas Inventory, Kotvojs claims “Last year,

Goodbye Big Fella

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Yes, I’m angry. And sad. Sad and disgusted that the politicians and bureaucrats of our national capital Canberra, treat our national emblem, the Kangaroo, (Skippy to fans around the world), like rubbish — to be killed and buried. THE LACK of respect in Australia for our unique wildlife, shown by official

GetUp! outs Morrison Govt for pro coal anti-biodiversity tricks during COVID-19

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Morrison is letting the fossil fuel lobby pull the strings during coronavirus. HE’S GIVEN THEM a direct line to his office — it’s called the National COVID-19 Coordination Commission (NCCC). Led by former mining CEO Neville Power and riddled with fossil fuel lobbyists1, this unelected group operates completely outside our democratic

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