Tag Archives: Cassy O’Connor

The battle over how we depart this life

Dying with dignity is an elusive goal, made more so by our inability to put our laws in order. We’re all going to die – you, me, everyone. For a few of us it will be quick and unexpected, but … Continue reading

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Oil vulnerability: out of sight, out of mind

By ignoring transport energy, Matthew Groom’s proposed energy strategy will be looking at less than half the picture [19 August 2014 | Peter Boyer] Energy minister Matthew Groom has rightly identified a state-wide energy strategy as an important government priority, … Continue reading

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Majority government: the debate we don’t need

We don’t need the posturing and party games of Lara Giddings and Will Hodgman. We need responsible government. [4 March 2014 | Peter Boyer] Every election has its straw men, made to look scary but actually innocuous. The preferred one … Continue reading

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