Tag Archives: Papua New Guinea

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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Islands we’d prefer to forget

Many oceanic islands are likely to become uninhabitable in the course of this century. How we respond to islanders’ plight will be an acid test of our national moral compass. [6 August 2013 | Peter Boyer] Imagine this. You live … Continue reading

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Climate Advocacy Fund shows why accountancy is not boring

The attitudes and actions of companies in response to global warming are coming under some serious scrutiny, thanks to a new Australian enterprise called the Climate Advocacy Fund. [16 November 2010 | Peter Boyer] In younger days I enjoyed dipping into … Continue reading

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