Tag Archives: Peter Gutwein

What happens when the buzz goes away?

Will Hodgman has achieved his life’s ambition, but we know little about what he has in store for us. [18 March 2014 | Peter Boyer] At last, Australia’s most experienced opposition leader has won the prize for which he’s been … Continue reading

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Fire management: too important for party politics

Bushfire mitigation strategies need broad community support, not political posturing. [7 January 2014 | Peter Boyer] With a coolish, dampish December in Tasmania and a forecast wetter-than-average summer in the south, it doesn’t seem the time to think about bushfire. … Continue reading

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The hard slog of changing entrenched attitudes

We need to acknowledge the effort and skill that went into achieving the “manifestly imperfect” forestry agreement. [7 May 2013 | Peter Boyer] What was that all about? Did last week’s passage of the Tasmanian Forests Agreement Bill signify the … Continue reading

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