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Stranger than fiction

By Roger Hanney What tastes like dirt and doesn’t cost the Earth’ Bloomberg.com, America’s leading source of international market-related news, ran the following on July … Read more

Qantas plans cause sleepless nights

By Reuben Brand As part of its submission to a national aviation white paper, Australia’s largest international airline carrier Qantas has called on the Federal … Read more

Shoot the messenger

BY ROGER HANNEY The preliminary text of the Garnaut Report has finally started a serious conversation that Australia should have had at the turn of … Read more

Locals defend park

Plans to demolish a small park to create a walking path through Surry Hills for World Youth Day pilgrims were shelved after a local protest … Read more

Too far gone

By Roger Hanney Due to be released shortly, a book from CSIRO Publishing promises to put the climate change debate in Australia back on track. … Read more

Video store too gay for Oxford Street

By Susan Merrell The owner of an Oxford Street video store that specialises in gay and lesbian films claims he has been the victim of … Read more

Alliance to end poverty in Africa

By Wendy Parkin Nippon Foundation chairman Yohei Sasakawa has called for an alliance of stakeholders in Africa to address agricultural policy, infrastructure building and market … Read more

When life serves you Lennon

By Roger Hanney Tasmania never ceases to amaze ‘ bigger than Glebe, less corrupt than Zimbabwe, and better looked after than the Fritzls (pre-rescue at … Read more

Forum rejects call for arts watchdog

BY REUBEN BRAND Australia’s censorship laws came under tight scrutiny at an arts censorship forum convened after the recent furore surrounding artist Bill Henson’s latest … Read more

Road closures for World Youth Day 2008

If you’re wondering how bad the road closures will be during the weeklong World Youth Day, just imagine APEC and the Olympics combined. Most major … Read more