Monthly Archives: December 2009
Surviving Australian veterans of the British nuclear tests at Maralinga, Monte Bello Island and Christmas Island in the 1950s and 60s are joining British and other nuclear veterans in taking the British government to court in what could be one … Continue reading
WESTERN PLAINS RESOURCES NEAR COOBER PEDY WITHDRAWS FROM COMMONWEALTH HILL IN WOOMERA PROHIBITED AREA
Western Plains Resources Ltd an iron-ore company announced today that they would not be proceeding with the next stage of its Commonwealth Hill farm-in and joint venture, south west of Coober Pedy in South Australia. Well-publicised initiatives taken by the Department of … Continue reading
Local health officials say they are preparing to distribute new potassium iodide pills to people within 10 miles of the Perry plant [in the US], which besides Lake [County], includes parts of Geauga and Ashtabula counties. Meanwhile, there is a … Continue reading
Government Proposes to allow Mining in Heritage Listed Wilderness Sanctuary Dear Editor We are greatly concerned that the SA government is proposing to allow the mining company Marathon Resources to mine the Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary in the Northern Flinders Ranges.
No protection for Civil Rights – Change is Necessary! Mark M Aldridge, Independent Candidate for the Legislative Council says, “Our hard earned Civil and Human rights are not protected and are under attack by draconian legislation. Accountability of government and their … Continue reading
Dear Editor, A Crushing Blow to Civil Rights in Australia UPDATE: On 3/12/2009 Hansard records research performed by Ms. Chapman had revealed NIL statistical evidence existed to justify this new legislation. In my and other’s opinion it was only successful because of party … Continue reading
“Annual slaughter of native birds must stop,” says Parnell The SA Upper House has rejected a Greens Bill to permanently ban duck hunting in South Australia.
According to ABC news, State MP for Giles Lyn Breuer says she welcomes the independent review into the management of the Coober Pedy Area School, amid claims of discrimination and harsh policies.