Tag Archives: Tasmanian Environmental Defenders Office

The vanishing line between government and business

Shrinking government should bother us all. [24 June 2014 | Peter Boyer] In 1996 John Howard’s government, acting on an inquiry set up by its Labor predecessor, agreed it would be a good thing to help fund a network of legal centres … Continue reading

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The battle for better climate policy — and new Action Council appointed

Despite what the science continues to tell us, developing climate policy seems have fallen off the radar. Good news is that we now have a brand new Tasmanian Climate Action Council. [5 June 2012 | Peter Boyer] The past three … Continue reading

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