Nyngan and Broken Hill are to each have solar electricity projects expected to produce 360,000 megawatt hours per year, enough to service more than 50,000 average homes. The AGL contract for the two projects was won by Arizona company, First Solar, Inc., awarding the framing manufacture and construction to Geelong’s IXL Group. The utility-scale solar […]
In an effort to disrupt the people smuggling business that often ends in deaths at sea, the Australian government is to transfer two surplus Australian patrol boats to Sri Lanka. In addition to providing the boats, Australia will train the Sri Lankan Navy on their use. In 2012, under the policies of the Labor government, […]
Adam Bandt just showed Australians why the Greens lost so many votes and seats at the last election. As humans, we are all capable of saying idiotic things – I’m sure he will say I’m saying idiotic things here. Most of us do it in private or in small groups. Politicians tend to announce their […]
At Parliament house today, in a joint coalition party room meeting, Tony Abbott, Australia’s Prime Minister-elect, said now that the coalition has won the election, they have only a brief moment to savour the win, before they get to work. Mr. Abbott said their challenge is to earn the trust placed in them, and to […]
Martin Tye, the stable population party candidate for the seat of Eden-Monaro,at the Queanbeyan Council’s Candidates night, said the new party’s focus is on the ‘everything’ issue, population.
Liberal leader Tony Abbott was at Australian Fishing Trade Association Trade Show in Broadbeach, Queensland, with his fishing buddies, Senator Richard Colbeck, Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Fisheries, Senator Ian Macdonald, Ron Boswell, Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Northern Australia, and local members, Steve Ciobo and Karen Andrews.
The Stable Population Party has a completely different take on boat-arriving Asylum Seekers, than other parties. They say Asylum Seekers are only a small part of the main issue of population. They believe the whole Asylum Seeker issue that we all seem to be talking about now, is a big distraction from the larger, and […]
Mike Kelly, the MP for Eden-Monaro, today announced $4o million for the Dunns Creek Road project, in the Queanbeyan area, near the new Googong development. This proposed road, although verbally supported by all local council candidates before their election, was almost pushed off the ToDo list by the Queanbeyan Council last month, and the money […]
Asylum seekers are a problem for many countries, including Australia. The world is constantly changing, so it is difficult to tell all the cause and effect relationships that have resulted in 50,000 people heading for Australia on 800 boats since Kevin Rudd changed Immigration policy on Asylum Seekers in 2001. Certainly, the softer, gentler Rudd […]
In a press release issued today and shared out to their candidates’ mailing lists, the federal Coalition added a new election promise, to help regional, remote and outer metropolitan communities get better mobile phone coverage. The Coalition says they will provide $100 million to fix many of the mobile phone black spots that are all […]