October 25, 2012
University of New South Wales scientists claim that a study they conducted on behalf of the Australian Floodplain Association has proved that artificial environmental flooding will have minimal impact on agricultural land in the Murray Darling Basin.
Federal Member for Murray, Dr Sharman Stone says we who live in the Basin, know better.
“The scientists used satellite imag... Click here for full story
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October 24, 2012
Prime Minister Julia Gillard has announced that Labor will finally introduce a foreign ownership register for agricultural land.
According to Federal Member for Murray, Dr Sharman Stone, a register is essential, but it is only a part of the strategy needed to put Australia in charge of its own food security.
“New Zealand, the USA and other developed countries have long a... Click here for full story
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October 18, 2012
The Productivity Commission Electricity Overview Report released on Thursday (18th) Oct has found that in real terms electricity prices have gone up by more than 50% over the last 5 years.
These hikes in charges in every state are bad enough, but are now being compounded by the addition of the Carbon Tax on all electricity, and the Carbon Equivalent Tax on c... Click here for full story
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