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Jack Thompson, The Whitlams – woo the greens with the blues

October 27th, 2008 · 2 Comments · Blog

I have a friend, Wayne Brennan,¬†who says the most interesting things people do are done in the fine grey area where the mundane and the sublime intersect. Wayne also loves music and he regularly plays with the Australian actor, Jack Thompson. For this reason I sat up in my chair last Thursday evening when I […]

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State of the (Landcare) Nation

June 27th, 2008 · No Comments · Guest Viewpoint

Rachel Siewert is an Australian Greens Senator for Western Australia. At the end of March, Environment Minister Peter Garrett finally announced the Government’s new environment funding package ‘Caring for Our Country’. I say ‘finally’ because the funding under the Natural Heritage Trust (NHT) was coming to an end, and they had been dragging their heels […]

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