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Death, revival, and a nation divided

Dark clouds are looming above Scott Morrison’s glittering election victory. The death of Bob Hawke, the political deaths of Tony Abbott and Bill Shorten, and the tub-thumping revival of Scott Morrison have left Australia divided and disoriented in a climate … Continue reading

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Living in a fool’s paradise headed for calamity

The environment’s loss is ours too, if only we knew it. Humanity is destroying itself. That’s the only conclusion to reach after an exhaustive scientific assessment of life on Earth found that the likely extinction of over a million species … Continue reading

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Hobart gets a Breath of Fresh Air

Owen and Helen Tilbury are bringing their outstandingly successful BOFA film festival to southern Tasmania. A breeze is blowing down through Tasmania’s Midlands towards its capital, but unlike smoky summer northerlies this one brings only fresh, thoroughly breathable air. Since … Continue reading

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