resources March 27, 2021
While the pandemic raged, the country’s richest people became vastly richer – due to booming commodity prices, policy failures and sheer luck.
resources January 23, 2021
The fossil fuel industry’s outsized influence on Australian politics is confirmed by a new report, which tracks the millions of dollars spent by the sector in political donations over the past two decades.
resources December 19, 2020
As a senate inquiry launches a scathing critique of the legislative failures that led to the destruction of the Juukan Gorge caves, traditional owners in the Northern Territory are fighting a fracking project that threatens water sources and sacred sites.
resources November 28, 2020
While the Biden presidency pushes forward international climate action, both the Morrison government and its Labor opposition are fractured over emissions policy.
resources November 21, 2020
As a senate inquiry investigates Rio Tinto’s destruction of the Juukan Gorge caves, Senator Pat Dodson says a royal commission into the entire Native Title Act may be necessary as the law ‘has been basically brought into disrepute by the capacity of those who are rich and powerful’.
asia pacific October 3, 2020
Timor-Leste’s plans for developing its oil and gas industry, made possible after winning back control of offshore fields from Australia, have stalled as the coronavirus pandemic drives down prices and the country’s new leadership questions the scheme’s economic rationale.