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Looking for that spark of island independence

The Basslink failure demands big thinking and home-grown resilience. A century ago Tasmania, with a population less than half of today’s, dug deep into its public purse to invest in generating and distributing electricity. Local councils and private companies supplied … Continue reading

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Men without honour: how climate denial is wrecking the Liberal Party

On the conservative side of Federal Parliament are a cabal of climate change deniers who are determined to stop any action by Australia to lower its carbon emissions. In the process they are splitting the Liberal Party asunder. [1 December … Continue reading

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