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Climate Institute Poll finds we are all stupid, confused. Gillard must sell The Carbon Pox better!

Jo Nova joannanova.com.au We know the answer is always that they are smart, and that if we don’t “get their vision” they just need to explain it better. “Australians have limited understanding of climate change, Climate Institute finds” A new … Continue reading

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PM must go or the party will be over

Mike Carlton smh.com.au Time to face facts. Time to pull the pin. Julia Gillard is leading the Australian Labor Party towards a catastrophic election defeat, probably the worst in its federal history. For the good of the party and the … Continue reading

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Don’t knock foreign labour, Ferguson says

AAP If Australians don’t want high-paid mining jobs they shouldn’t hold back the nation by opposing imported labour, federal resources minister Martin Ferguson says. Asked why the federal government’s $3000-$9000 incentives for skilled workers to relocate to remote areas appeared … Continue reading

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Sensible Australians will see carbon pricing as a change for the better

Julia Gillard The Australian AUSTRALIA’S present prosperity is built on the hard work of every Australian and the hard decisions we have made, together, for reform. But many of the reforms we look back on today as necessary changes were … Continue reading

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Australians Desert the Carbon Tax

Andrew Puhanic Activist Post It’s official, Australians are now being forced to pay a carbon tax on the emissions they produce. The Clean Energy Legislative Package, passed by the Australian Senate on 8 November 2011 become law on 1 July … Continue reading

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Sell the farm to buy a future as China’s food bowl

Lauren Quaintance Sydney Morning Herald PLANS to seek billions of dollars in Chinese investment to transform vast tracts of undeveloped land in northern Australia for farming would come at the expense of giving Australians access to affordable, good quality food, … Continue reading

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Australia’s price rip-off

Madeleine Kennard Today Tonight Retailers complain they’re doing it tough and struggling to compete with online stores, but prices show they’re not the ones who should be angry. The price tag tests prove that it’s customers who have e[v]ery right … Continue reading

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Millions trapped in insecure work

AAP Casual workers should be given annual leave while bosses should be banned from keeping workers in unstable work long-term, an ACTU report recommends. Former deputy prime minister Brian Howe is launching his report into insecure work in Sydney on … Continue reading

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$36m ad blitz fails to mention carbon tax

Andrew Tillett The West Australian The $36 million PR blitz to spruik the carbon tax compensation package for household leaves out one important thing: any mention of the carbon tax. The first TV advertisements hit the airwaves on Sunday night, … Continue reading

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Osteo breakthrough hope

Lynda Kinkade Today Tonight Osteoarthritis is the most common form of joint disease, causing enormous suffering to millions, but a breakthrough treatment is giving new hope. Until now, relief for the 1.6 million Australians suffering from the disease has been … Continue reading

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