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news September 09, 2017
Policies failing the homeless
A lack of government investment and a managerial culture among non-government organisations may be failing the homeless, says Sydney’s de facto mayor of the streets.
news June 18, 2016
Environmental Defenders lawyer Sue Higginson
As a campaigner for green causes, Sue Higginson knew a law degree would be her most useful weapon. Now she’s at the vanguard of the fight, heading the NSW Environmental Defenders Office.
news August 06, 2016
Measuring fugitive CSG emissions
As coal seam gas is promoted as essential to Australia’s future energy needs, there is insufficient research being funded on the contribution to climate change of ‘fugitive emissions’ from gas mining.
news July 18, 2015
Standing farm over Ashton Coal’s Camberwell mine
As debate rages about approval of the Shenhua coalmine on the Liverpool Plains, the latest mine expansion in the Hunter Valley has come up against an elderly farmer not inclined to make way.
news February 21, 2015
Fitzroy Crossing still waiting on promised funds
WA’s remote Fitzroy Crossing communities suffer poverty and suicide, while a business set up to benefit them prospers.