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charlie.davie

Plastic-free July

posted by charlie.davie on Tuesday, 8 July, 2014 - 15:29

Q. Would you guess plastic production is increasing or slowing down?
A. Correct! There was more plastic produced in the last 10 years than in the entire 20th century.

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Juliet

River health or government wealth?

posted by Juliet on Wednesday, 2 July, 2014 - 13:45

Victoria’s rivers are in trouble. We are taking too much water out, letting too much pollution in and degrading our riverbanks by allowing livestock unrestricted access.

These...

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Tom

Plant a tree for National Tree Day

posted by Tom on Tuesday, 1 July, 2014 - 16:36

We owe so much to trees: the air we breathe, the food we eat, the paper you’re reading this on… Ok, got you with that one, but the list goes on!

 
Trees are...
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nicholas.aberle_1

How easy coal blind-sided both sides at Hazelwood

posted by nicholas.aberle_1 on Friday, 20 June, 2014 - 11:47

After weeks of community consultation sessions, public hearings, cross-examination of witnesses and closing statements by barristers, the board of the Hazelwood Mine Fire Inquiry retires from the...

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Juliet

Commonwealth Water Act under review

posted by Juliet on Friday, 13 June, 2014 - 12:49

The Commonwealth Water Act, which came into operation in 2008, is ground-breaking environmental legislation. For the first time it put environmental protection at the centre of water management...

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nicholas.aberle_1

Update from the Hazelwood Mine Fire Inquiry at Morwell Day 3

posted by nicholas.aberle_1 on Friday, 13 June, 2014 - 10:21

The second last day of hearings at the Hazelwood inquiry featured some very interesting witnesses, had a bit of a history lesson about the various phases of the Hazelwood mine, including how the...

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nicholas.aberle_1

Update from the Hazelwood Mine Fire Inquiry at Morwell Day 2

posted by nicholas.aberle_1 on Wednesday, 11 June, 2014 - 17:59

Today’s proceedings at the Hazelwood Mine Fire Inquiry were dominated by detailed discussion on the intricacies of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the role of the Victorian...

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nicholas.aberle_1

Update from the Hazelwood Mine Fire Inquiry at Morwell

posted by nicholas.aberle_1 on Tuesday, 10 June, 2014 - 17:15

In the third week of the Hazelwood Mine Fire Inquiry, the focus of the Board has now turned to ways of reducing the risk of fire at Hazelwood. As we made clear in...

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Mark

How the Victorian Government can save $2.5 billion, create 6,700 jobs and reduce your heating bill

posted by Mark on Monday, 5 May, 2014 - 11:49

After a long, hot and dry summer, the autumn rains have finally arrived and winter is coming.

Whether the rain on the roof and chilly mornings fills you with dread or conjures up images...

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Tom

Put your money where your mouth is

posted by Tom on Tuesday, 29 April, 2014 - 12:35

Last month Desmond Tutu called for an anti-apartheid-style boycott of the fossil fuel industry: urging “people of conscience…to break their ties with corporations financing the...

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