FISHING industry representatives and recreational anglers voiced their concerns to The Nationals yesterday.
They called for a sustainable approach to marine conservation.
Port Macquarie recreational angler Lloyd Eyles has been fishing nearly all his life.
“We want a workable solution and sustaina... ...more
Commentary: Alan Kohler
It's hardly a surprise that the G20 finance ministers did not agree to splash cash on developing nations to help get a climate change treaty across the line in Copenhagen in a month’s time. Their bosses, the prime ministers and presidents, won’t agree next mo... ...more
Samantha Maiden, Online Political Editor
CLIMATE Change Minister Penny Wong has conceded an emissions trading scheme won't stop sea levels rising in Australia without global action.
Senator Wong was responding today to a parliamentary report that warns thousands of ... ...more
Samantha Maiden, Article from: The Australian
ANGRY Coalition MPs have accused Malcolm Turnbull of threatening the partyroom after he staked his leadership today on climate change negotiations with Labor.
Nationals Senate leader Barnaby Joyce told The Australian Online today the... ...more
From The Weekly Times
WHEN Brendan Nelson rose to give a farewell speech to his coalition colleagues last week, he lit a fuse that could blow the federal coalition to pieces.
The former Liberal leader said the coalition must "stand up for something" and in particular oppose the... ...more
From The Australian
Nationals turn on Malcolm Turnbull with support not guaranteed
Matthew Franklin and Dennis Shanahan
SENIOR Nationals have warned Malcolm Turnbull he can no longer take their support for granted, strongly attacking his "contempt" for their outright opposition ... ...more
by Keith Orchison
ETS numbers game
Has the emissions trading debate now jumped the shark?
I spotted the idiom in a blog posted by ABC Television’s Leigh Sales. It is a showbiz colloquialism used by TV critics and fans to denote the point in a program where the ... ...more