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Harsh lessons for fair-weather leaders

Demagogues everywhere are paying a price for hoodwinking their people. In these harsh, fraught, testing times we are being asked to look into our lives and our hearts as never before. The thousands of Indigenous Australians who crowded into city … Continue reading

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Biodiversity is our lifeblood, and we are bleeding

“…never send to know for whom the bells tolls; it tolls for thee” – John Donne Regular walkers on Hobart’s mountain tracks will know this scene: a small, speckled, brown-coloured bird hopping along a few metres ahead. If you stand … Continue reading

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Pandemic lessons for us and our government

In the wake of the pandemic, business-as-usual is not an option No-one needs reminding of lives and incomes lost and disrupted by the viral pandemic and the lockdowns. But amid the chaos and anxiety there are signs that something of … Continue reading

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