Peter Peter, Pulp Mill Pleaser?

by Roger Hanney Tasmanian timber giant Gunns got another free pass from Labor at federal and state levels this month. Local NGO Environment Tasmania and … Read more

10/10/100: Planning for a better NSW?

by Roger Hanney Gary Blashke is a plain-spoken brain-storming surfer with a fierce love of community, Sydney’s natural beauty, and the fair go. For the … Read more

Activists left out in the cold

The gay activist group that took on the annoyance laws during World Youth Day was excluded from the ACON roundtable meeting of LGBTI groups to … Read more

Borneo bound

BY MEGAN PALIN The NSW Wildlife Rescue, Information and Education Service (WIRES) is organising an orang-utan spotting trek through Borneo next year to raise funds … Read more

Inner City goes Green

BY PAM WALKER The Greens have been the main beneficiaries of Labor’s electoral meltdown in last weekend’s local government election.   The vote count continues but … Read more

Blockade in the Liverpool Plains

By Bianca Birdsall More than 100 farming families have blocked access to Rossmar Park, near Caroona, since July 18, stopping mining giant BHP Billiton from … Read more

The more things change

BY SHANT FABRICATORIAN Friday, September 5, was a watershed day in NSW politics, and came off the back of a landmark week. The departure, in … Read more

Think “climate”, think “doooom”….

by Roger Hanney Professor Ross Garnaut’s supplementary report on emission reduction trajectories and targets is even more exciting than it sounds, yet it seems to … Read more

Interview with Senator Christine Milne: Peter Garrett’s pulp mill countdown

Senator Christine Milne is a Green from Tasmania in the Federal Upper House. She has fought all manner of environmental destruction, in particular the industrial … Read more


By Lawrence Gibbons The first edition of the City Hub came out kicking in 1995. Back at end of the last millennium, an independent politician … Read more