Monthly Archives: July 2014

Put a Scientist In Spring Street

Originally posted on Forensics, Fossils and Fruitbats:
Last year I wrote about how proud I was to have a scientist doing ground-breaking work as my local Greens candidate. It wasn’t, however, very likely that Dr Tim Read was going to…

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The ‘sun tax’ debate

  As reported in the LV Express (17/7/14) the statement’s from Russell Northe’s Department of Energy supporting Simply Energy’s surcharge on households with solar panels is just another example of the Napthine Government trying to restrict the competition to coal fired generators by cheaper … Continue reading

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We’re concerned about health cuts

                      The recent announcement from Mental Health and Community Services Minister Mary Wooldridge in The Latrobe Valley Express newspaper (14/7) of job losses from the Latrobe Community Health Services should be … Continue reading

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Is repealing the carbon tax the saviour for household budgets?

Just as the sun appears to be about to set on the carbon tax, it might be apt to review what its abolition will achieve. Tony Abbott has said that Australian households will be $550 a year better off.  Electricity … Continue reading

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