Tag Archives: Julie Bishop

We are in a dark place indeed

The refugee policies of successive governments have broken all the rules of decent behaviour [26 May 2015 | Peter Boyer] There’s little to dispute in the words of “Advance Australia Fair”, an unremarkable string of platitudes about our glorious country, … Continue reading

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Government’s climate credibility on the line

The government’s post-2020 emissions target paper suggests it’s aware that it has to lift its game, but it has a massive task. [7 April 2014 | Peter Boyer] “We are determined to reduce emissions,” declared a media release about climate change issued from … Continue reading

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Politics remains oblivious of looming danger

Once more the government shows its skill in avoiding real issues. [16 December 2014 | Boyer] What is a stable climate worth? What price should each country pay in the global effort to get greenhouse gases down to a level … Continue reading

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