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What’s a Dead Penguin Worth to a Politican?

August 1st, 2010 · 1 Comment · Updates

It’s been a while since one of Real Dirt’s favourite contributors, Professor Poongschtock, has felt the need to fly into print. This time penguin exploitation has irked the good professor and he is as mad as a cut snake… Just how low can a politician stoop in pursuit of power? It’s a question that’s been […]

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Hazard Reduction Burning: ecological or pathological? SMH/REAL DIRT EXCLUSIVE

September 8th, 2008 · 19 Comments · News

Picture by Rick Stevens Story by James Woodford It’s spring, and soon we’ll start to get sensationalist stories predicting a horrendous bushfire season ahead. They will carry attacks on agencies for not doing enough to reduce fuel loads in forests close to homes, for unless those living on the urban fringe see their skies filled […]

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Let’s World Heritage List Sydney Harbour (including North Head)

July 5th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Guest Viewpoint

Mike Baird Member for Manly NSW Shadow Minister for Finance, Energy, Commerce & Youth Affairs   It is hard not to wonder how common sense seems to consistently avoid the halls of power. I am not trying to pretend that I have any greater ownership of this important attribute than others but, when it comes to North […]

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