Category Archives: Victorian Politics

Where is 13 billion tonnes of coal for allocation?

Daniel Caffrey on 13 billion tonne allocation of coal Daniel Caffrey at Maryvale/Yallourn North the land allocated for part the 13 billion tonne allocation of coal. In relation to opening up more coal mines, he says, “[They’re] Good for nothing, … Continue reading

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Napthine’s environmental policy

  Tony Abbott is fond of saying “Judge me not by what I say, but by what I do”. Using this as a basis of judging Mr Abbott’s Coalition colleagues in Victoria on their environmental claims, it becomes clear that … Continue reading

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Gippsland Rail Users Railroaded by Napthine Government

Things will get much worse if the Unsolicited Offer to upgrade signalling on the Cranbourne and Pakenham Lines proceeds. Continue reading

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Can the Latrobe Valley afford to carve out a further allocation of 13 Billion Tonnes of Coal?

On the weekend, the National Party leader Peter Ryan reasserted the Napthine Government’s plan to allocate another 13 billion tonnes of brown coal in the Latrobe Valley. The areas include Maryvale to the west of Tyers, Yinnar, Traralgon Creek, Churchill, … Continue reading

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What’s wrong with being Green?

Recently at one of our campaign meetings, the opportunity for a photo presented itself to the group. Two of the participants – both in their twenties declined to be in it if the photo was to be put into the … Continue reading

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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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