Author Archives: Sinclair Davidson

Chris Berg asking the tough question

In the Sunday Age: What exactly is the point of a Coalition government if it offers the same sort of tax increases as voters expect from Labor and the Greens? It’s disturbing how quickly the Abbott government has turned its … Continue reading

Posted in Budget | 47 Comments

Is SBS meeting its Charter obligation?

From the SBS website: The SBS Charter, provided in the SBS Act, sets out the principal functions of SBS and a number of duties it has to fulfil. The Charter, contained in Section 6 of the Special Broadcasting Services Act … Continue reading

Posted in Budget, Federal Politics | 70 Comments

Open Forum: April 25, 2015

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UK election poster

Communist Party policy in the UK is bipartisan policy in Australia.

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An important sentence

The Climate Change Authority have released a draft report recommending: A CCA report recommends cutting greenhouse gas emissions by 30 per cent by 2025 based on Australia’s emissions from the year 2000. This would require significant emissions cuts beyond the … Continue reading

Posted in Global warming and climate change policy | 35 Comments

Wednesday Forum: April 22, 2015

Posted in Open Forum | 1,514 Comments

Loving fossil fuels

(HT: Mark Perry)

Posted in Mining | 30 Comments

Q&A Forum: April 20, 2015

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Monday Forum: April 20, 2015

Posted in Open Forum | 1,104 Comments

I’m calling “Bullshit”

Ask anyone who has studied or taught on a city-based university campus in Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane and they’ll tell you what the real story is. Lectures and tutorials filled to bursting with overseas students, particularly in business and accounting … Continue reading

Posted in Education | 51 Comments