Monthly Archives: August 2009
Dear Editor, As a Mum, I am writing to you out of concern for South Australian children. Recently I discovered that the new Mental Health Act in South Australia had been passed through Parliament and will be in use next … Continue reading
By Nick Chesterfield (SA) The Freeport mine is the cause of most West Papuan grievances due to the massive plunder of wealth, human rights and environmental abuses, and the effect of acts of genocide on the indigenous population.
A Dairy Australia survey has confirmed that half the dairy farmers in the Lower Murray Darling Basin are expecting to make a decision regarding continuing in the dairy industry before the end of the year.
The Woomera and Districts Football League is holding it’s “Night of Nights” at the Olympic Dam Clubrooms on Saturday 29th August 2009. Come along at 7pm for a 7.30 start and support the League. Teams include: Roxby Districts, Olympic Dam, … Continue reading
Button down the hatches for the possibility of more power outages across the State as severe weather is forecast to hit South Australia again this afternoon. Additional crews have been brought in by Etsa Utilities and worked through the night … Continue reading
The Government and Opposition have voted against an Australian Greens amendment that would have prevented polluters from making windfall profits thanks to their exemption from the renewable energy target.
GENEVA / CANBERRA – The Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people, James Anaya, arrived in Australia, 17th August. Mr. Anaya’s visit will visit until the 28th August.
Australia gets bad rap to UN rapporteur over Aborigines Canberra, 17 August 09 - A northwest NSW Aboriginal leader has put a submission to a visiting high United Nations official on indigenous rights, alleging that Australian governments are trying to … Continue reading
“Grotesque amounts of money” that have not produced a single house. Natasha Robinson | August 15, 2009 ABORIGINAL politician Alison Anderson yesterday labelled the $672 million indigenous housing program the biggest scandal she had seen in her political career, as Labor … Continue reading
A shocking scandal surrounds BHP Billiton as the “big miner” is linked to a scandal over lobbying against the US Government’s climate change legislation. A lobbying firm working on behalf of the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity allegedly sent … Continue reading
The federal parliament in rejecting the Rudd government’s determination to implement it’s carbon emissions trading scheme has brought Australia closer to an early election. The Liberals together with Green and other independent Senators were able to barricade the legislation to … Continue reading
One of the main highlights of the 40th Coober Pedy/Oz Minerals Race weekend was the Coober Pedy Opal Inn Cup. This event was held on Saturday 8th August, the first day of the two day celebrations. THE COOBER PEDY OPAL INN CUP
On Friday, August 7, 2009, 10 students and staff from Mintabie Area School held a Golden Circle School Fun Run and Jump Rope for Heart Jump Off. Through participation in the combined event they raised $ 307.00 for Angel Flight … Continue reading
A new report into liquor sales proves the Rudd government’s alcopops tax was just a blatant and useless tax grab, Family First Leader Senator Steve Fielding said.
Letter to the editor Sir / Madam, Recently Penny Wong could not explain to Steve Fielding any evidence climate change is in fact man made. Therefore if it`s not man made, how will reducing CO2 effect climate change?.