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‘Bushfire brandalism’: Australian artists replace bus shelter ads with political posters

“Bushfire Brandalism” Pedestrians in some suburbs of Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane would have walked straight past activist artists (vandals, some critics might call them) removing advertising from bus shelters and inserting artwork protesting the Morrison...

Adani will decimate Australia’s Great Artesian Basin

Unpacking the flaws in Adani's water management plan Matthew Currell, RMIT University and Adrian Werner, Flinders University Adani’s groundwater dependent ecosystem management plan for its proposed Carmichael coal mine was recently approved by federal Environment Minister...

Murray Darling Fish Kill is Neoliberalism working

Initially this newspaper proposed that the Murray Darling Basin catastrophe was the proverbial “Canary in the Coal Mine” and the fish kill was but a symptom of the growing degradation and destruction of the...

The Great Artesian Basin – Rivers in crisis

The environmental and ecological disasters occurring at the Murray-Darling Basin are driven by capitalism, writes John Passant. ABOUT 2.6 MILLION Australians live in the Murray-Darling Basin. Three million get their drinking water from it. The Basin...

Murray-Darling Basin Royal Commission Report

South Australian report also finds negligence and unlawful actions in drawing up multibillion-dollar deal to save river system Let's go through the responsible ministers' responses, one by one. Environment Minister Melissa Price has not been spotted...

Murray Darling & Great Artesian Basin are dying

Talk about killing your darlings. Our habitual Australia Day flags-and-dates furore tells more about our insecurities than we’d like. Easy solutions to both dilemmas present themselves. Lose the day. Don’t change the date, dump it. We hardly need another...

Murray Darling Basin disaster. Why?

Nationals leader and acting PM brushes off suggestions government could do more to solve Menindee Lakes crisis, saying ‘that’s Australia’ Michael McCormack has brushed off suggestions the government could do more to solve the Murray-Darling...

The Murray-Darling Basin: Water, markets, money and more money

If the Department of Agriculture paid 2,500% above the average price for water in the Lower Darling, there appears to be one clear loser — the Australian taxpayer. Mark Zanker reports. Nationals leader and acting PM brushes off suggestions...

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