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Climate change denial - believe it or not!


The government's repeal of the "carbon tax" won't make climate change go away! it’s a political decision, not one based on science, or a rational reaction to any new empirical evidence contrary to its existence.

Denial of climate science is one that’s based on the assumption that you can believe it or not! We don’t doubt the findings of other scientific results, or discoveries.

Plan Melbourne caves into a skyrocketing population: Hon Kelvin Thomson

PDF can be downloaded from Kelvin Thomson's web-site or here.
The Hon Kelvin Thomson MP
Federal Member for Wills
Tuesday 20th May 2014
MEDIA RELEASE
Melbourne's Skyrocketing Population

It is astonishing that the Victorian Government's latest Plan Melbourne now says Melbourne' s population will grow from 4.3 million now to 7.7 million by 2051.

The Golden Age of Gas - and price increases

NSW households are set to be slugged with an increase of up to $225 a year on their gas bills as of July 1.  Australia is rich in gas. The reason is that gas is being exported, so it means a "shortage" of east coast supplies.

Australia will triple its gas production in the next few years as key gas projects in Queensland ramp up production. Despite production going up, domestic prices are set to increase as well. The Consumer Utility Advocacy Centre's Martin Jones says it is part of the globalisation of the economy.

Youth Unemployment at "Crisis Point"


Youth unemployment has reached crisis point in Australia, the Brotherhood of St Lawrence says, as it releases an analysis of the latest official figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

The number of young Australians out of work has reached ''crisis point'', as more 15 to 24-year-olds struggle to find jobs in the ripples of the global financial crisis.

The Age: Youth unemployment reaches crisis point says Brotherhood of St Laurence

Urban Taskforce pretends surprise at Australia's explosive population growth

Booming Australian Population Needs Booming Housing Supply!

This article responds to a coy media release by Urban Taskforce, which pretends to be surprised that population growth is causing a demand for more housing.
Great news for the housing industry, but hardly unexpected, thanks to the lobbying power of the growth industry!
Urban Taskforce, part of the growth-lobby, have had a wonderful Christmas windfall! Good fortune has landed in their laps, thanks to our socially-engineered population growth. MORE HOUSES will need to be constructed, than previously assumed! Business is booming, and housing is a guaranteed necessity, an essential human need.

Booming housing market leaves first-home buyers behind

Originally published in Miscellaneous Comments. - Ed
The Age reveals that first home buyers made up a record low 12.2 per cent of new housing loan commitments in Victoria in September, a sharp fall from the peak of 31.6 per cent in May 2009.
"I can see the difficulties for young and first home buyers of getting into the market," said shadow treasurer Chris Bowen, who labelled the affordability crisis a serious national issue.

Senate has legal right to uncover the truth about the East West Link

Article has been adapted from a comment entitled "East West link business plan must be known by Senate" originally posted by PostGrowthEra on 5 September - Ed

Legal advice provided by deputy Senate clerk Richard Pye confirms the Senate has ''undoubted power'' to force Infrastructure Australia to hand over the documents, which the state government insisted must remain secret to protect delicate commercial negotiations.

The state government provided a cost-benefit analysis to Infrastructure Australia for the East West link, but it won't be available for public viewing because it's "commercially sensitive"

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