Tag: carbon tax

Sep 01

Nth Korea II SUPA NOT II Iceberg II Screen legend II Breaking News

North Korea – short and sharp Introduction:  With one day to research and write, this month’s blog is a challenge. This week  the North Korean Leader decided to threaten anyone and everyone by shooting a ballistic missile over Japan. The world I think, has a short time span for reacting to atrocities, famine, and even …

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Apr 29

Morally indefensible II Innovation JCU II Nasty world – Trump II One belt One road II Power bills to soar II

APRIL BLOG Contents: Morally indefensible II Innovation JCU II Nasty world – Trump II II One belt, One road II Rogue company II Power bills to soar II Quote of the month II  Morally indefensible People working long term in the public service and living in public housing make me angry. Well paid, six months paid …

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Mar 28

Energy crisis II World water day II Climate change II Empire or vampire – Amazon

MARCH BLOG Contents: Energy crisis II World Water Day II Climate change II Amazon – empire or vampire II Peter Dunne – artist Not in my wildest dreams, did I ever think I would welcome a cyclone.  We have had four months of excruciating heat and high humidity, today’s temperature is expected to be a wicked …

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Nov 29

Youth Boost II Reshoring II AI and VI tech terms II Our Nobel Laureate II Matters of Control II Hottest Year on Record II Festive Greetings

BLOG NOVEMBER 2016 Headlines: Youth Boost II Reshoring II AI and VI tech terms II Our Nobel Laureate II Matters of Control II Hottest Year on Record II Festive Greetings Less than four weeks until Christmas and the tropical heat is taking its toll.  This month’s blog takes a brief look at the changing context …

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Jun 30

ABC content II CCS II after Brexit II New capitalism

Switching off from electioneering has been difficult over the past two months, but now I have to pay attention as Saturday 2 July looms. Fortunately you may say,  this blog hardly mentions the Australian election,  except I did complete the ABC’s Compass survey to find I am a progressive, whatever that may mean.  This blog …

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Apr 30

Morrison’s nightmare budget II Congrats new councillors

CONTENTS:  Budget and Gender Balance It seems the political climate couldn’t get much worse for Turnbull and co., with its first budget due on Tuesday 3rd May.  This week PNG demanded that the Government act in closing down Manus Island detention centre and there’s no back up plan.  Yesterday Opposition leader Bill Shorten announced an …

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May 10

Carbon Tax – so who’s got the accurate calculator ?

Budget woes … yes there were a couple of handouts to counter the projected increase in energy bills coming as a result of the Carbon Tax;  Two payments yearly – $210 for singles and $350 for couples on the lowest of low income levels – Newstart $245 per week and Austudy @ $202 per week. …

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