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  • d.sweeney@acfonline.org.au's picture
    Time to stop the (uranium) boats - August 28, 2013
    Dave Sweeney

    Former Prime Minister Bob Hawke gained some airtime in the crowded pre-election public arena with his well-worn call for Australia to host the world's radioactive waste.

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    Nuclear waste lasts longer than politicians - August 26, 2013
    Dave Sweeney

    Nuclear waste made an impression on the media over the weekend when Bob Hawke came out in favour of using Australia as a nuclear waste dump.

  • d.henry@acfonline.org.au's picture
    Energy and carbon prosperity - August 21, 2013
    Don Henry

    A narrow focus on workplace reform prevents us from tackling other important elements of productivity, such as energy and carbon, increasingly relevant to 21st century economies.

  • p.sinclair@acfonline.org.au's picture
    Lost in the federal election zoo - August 20, 2013
    Paul Sinclair

    It's like the economy and the environment are being kept in separate cages of a zoo in this year's election, says ACF's Director of Environmental Campaigns, Paul Sinclair.

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    Australia's retreat on nuclear non-proliferation - August 11, 2013
    Dave Sweeney

    On the anniversaries of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Dave Sweeney examines Australia's ongoing role in the global nuclear industry.

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    Plan to use Aboriginal land as a nuclear waste dump is flawed and misguided (Guardian AU) - July 31, 2013
    Dave Sweeney

    Radioactive waste management is difficult, but secretive deals made without Aboriginal Traditional Owners' full consent is even more worrying, writes ACF's Dave Sweeney.

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    Banks that fund new coal mines risking money, reputation and global climate - July 1, 2013
    Ian Lowe

    Prominent Australians have signed an open letter to the big four banks, telling them to stop funding new fossil fuel projects.

  • a.picone@acfonline.org.au's picture
    The northern food bowl is already full - June 27, 2013
    Andrew Picone

    The push to develop Northern Australia as the 'next frontier' risks failure and a legacy of environmental and social damage.

     

  • d.sweeney@acfonline.org.au's picture
    Why Australia shouldn't sell uranium to the UAE - June 17, 2013
    Dave Sweeney

    Australia is home to one third of the world's uranium making us a significant player in the global nuclear game.

  • a.picone@acfonline.org.au's picture
    Selling the future short - May 24, 2013
    Andrew Picone

    Mining seems to offer great hope for many Indigenous communities, with promises of jobs and schools. However Australia's traditional owners should not sell themselves short of a future.

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    Think again, minister, on uranium deal with Emirates - May 13, 2013
    Dave Sweeney

    It might surprise many Australians to know that Foreign Minister Bob Carr is moving forward with a deal to sell Australian uranium to the United Arab Emirates – a country with an illiberal government situated in one of the most volatile and insecure regions in the world.

  • d.henry@acfonline.org.au's picture
    Forests deal the only solution - May 10, 2013
    Don Henry

    The Tasmanian Forests Agreement is an attempt to resolve entrenched conflict differently from the way it is usually done in Australia says Don Henry.

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    Dear Richard: I don't agree - May 6, 2013
    Jonathan La Nauze

    Vica Bayley, Tasmanian campaign manager at The Wilderness Society, responds to Richard Flanagan's commentary on the Tasmanian Peace Agreement.