Tag Archives: TCAC

A new climate group rises from TCAC’s ashes

The Hodgman government seems to want to go it alone on climate policy. That’s not a good idea. [9 December 2014 | Peter Boyer] Coincidentally, on World Environment Day this year Tasmania’s energy minister Matthew Groom introduced legislation to abolish … Continue reading

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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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Behind the bustle, a wall of silence

Tasmania’s major parties have a huge responsibility to implement effective climate policy, but leadership is sadly absent. [4 June 2013 | Peter Boyer] If being busy is any guide, climate change is all the rage in Tasmania. Here’s a snapshot … Continue reading

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