The Strengthening Medicare General Practice Grants Program has provided invaluable funding to the Terrigal and Avoca Beach Medical Centres, which has enabled us to further enhance our patient care
If the Minister approves Walker Corp’s plans it will not only destroy important feeding habitat for one of Australia’s most endangered birds, the Eastern Curlew, it will also have global ramifications by undermining the Ramsar Treaty.
We think we’re so unique. We’re not. I think nature might’ve made a mistake with the human race. We don’t embrace what she offers. We harvest it. We take it for granted, and we don’t replace it. When you look at it that way, we’re not a very nice animal. I’m one of them, so that’s how it is. We are destroying the planet that supports us.
Australia could make solid gains by fast-tracking two major initiatives on clean transport and Australia’s environment law.
The government must urgently support households to electrify their heating, hot water and appliances and install solar and batteries.
The EPA POEA Act says that it is there to reduce the risks to human health and prevent the degradation of the environment. How does handing out exemption orders to Vales Point fit in with that?
And this is where the “steady as she goes” preferred scenario actually means IPART giving Central Coast Council another special rate variation in 2026-27 to compensate for the loss of the drainage charge. This may or may not result in higher costs for the ratepayer. That depends on what happens to the IPART rate peg between now and 2026-27.
“The evidence wasn’t strong enough for me to say the sale should go ahead.”
While decades of campaigning has put ending gender-based violence high on national and international agendas, there is still not enough being done to prevent violence. This year, we are focused on turning the 16 Days of Activism in to 365 Days of Action – because women have the right to be SAFE. EVERYWHERE. ALWAYS.
We are now seeing the serious impacts of climate change around the world. To rescue the future from this growing maelstrom, we need to act quickly. We need to stop the burning of fossil fuels, and we need it yesterday if we want to save tomorrow.