Author Archives: Peter Boyer

The Voice: a risk we have to take

For all its good signs, the passage of the government’s climate bill in Canberra last week was not the most propitious development last week; we should hold the applause for that until the Senate has its say. This is instead … Continue reading

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Labor must jettison failed mindsets

Good news out of Canberra: the national Climate Change Authority is recruiting, looking for directors and data analysts. Applications closed last Friday, but don’t let that stop you if you think you have what they want. The CCA was set … Continue reading

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The parlous state of our environment

Many observers, used to seeing Tanya Plibersek as shadow education minister and former deputy Labor leader, were surprised at her appointment last month as Minster for Environment and Water. Some thought it was a demotion. She doesn’t seem to agree. … Continue reading

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