August 1, 2014 in Opinion Pieces
On Tuesday 5th August I will be joining the local community, visitors and veterans at Point Nepean for the recreation of the 100th anniversary of the British Empire’s first shot of WWI.
The free, public event is open to the community and I would encourage you to attend.
For more information on the history of the first... read more »
The Australian Government has taken a significant step towards procuring a next-generation icebreaker to replace the ageing Aurora Australis, through the release of a detailed Request for Tender (RFT) to two prequalified companies.
Australia’s new icebreaker will be able to withstand some of the harshest conditions on earth to resupply our A... read more »
Look, obviously I’ve asked the Wes... read more »
Two crew members of a bulk carrier, the MV Bulk Ingenuity, have been fined a total of $125,000 after travelling outside a designated shipping area within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.
I welcome the convictions and applaud the work of the Australian Federal Police, the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority and the Australian Maritime Safet... read more »
Former Climate Change Minister Greg Combet has urged Labor to bring back the painful and destructive carbon tax.
As architect of Labor’s carbon tax, Mr Combet was charged with the task of implementing Julia Gillard’s broken carbon tax promise.
Mr Combet says that using a carbon tax to slug households with higher electricity and ga... read more »