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COP26 ends up with methane agreement

Geoff Ebbs /3 November, 2021

The European Union and the United States have led a coalition of 103 countries at COP 26 in Glasgow to sign a pledge to reduce methane emissions to 70% of 2020 levels by 2030. The impact is expected to shave 0.2 degrees off the predicted temperature rise in the next decade. Methane is an extremely Continue Reading →

Rubus Probus - the Native Raspberry

Thornless native raspberry cultivated

Geoff Ebbs /27 October, 2021

A thornless native raspberry bush has been found and successfully propagated on Bundjalung country in north-eastern new south wales. The thornless bush was found growing beside a carpark by wild food researcher Peter Hardwick, who says that this thornless version is more approachable and just as tasty. Usually collecting native raspberries from a bush will Continue Reading →

Kabi Kabi Yangga Buwan Cultural and Land Aboriginal Coorporation

Road rage as Kabi Kabi arrested

Geoff Ebbs /27 October, 2021

Kabi Kabi Traditional owners were arrested and forcibly removed by police from the Djaki Kundu sacred site after protecting the area from development since January The Department of Transport and Main Roads is projected to build the Gympie bypass upgrade through the site, despite Kabi peoples protests. Spokesperson Diane Djaki Widjung said that this is Continue Reading →

A gathering to honour Joyce Clarke

Meanjin rally at Parliament Thur 28th

Geoff Ebbs /27 October, 2021

A warning to our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander listeners, the next story contains content that some may find distressing. A rally will be held tomorrow around the country to make a national call for Justice to address the genocide of Aboriginal People. The national action is in response to a police officer being found Continue Reading →

Miner uses tax dollars to fund exploration

Dave Whitfield /14 October, 2021

The Guardian is reporting that the federal government gave a $5 million dollar tax incentive to a gas company exploring the Beetaloo Basin using a scheme that specifically prohibits “prospecting, exploring or drilling activities”. The money was awarded to Empire Energy through the commonwealth’s R&D tax incentive scheme, which is designed to encourage industry to Continue Reading →

Witness K may have evidence of multi billion dollar mining theft

Geoff Ebbs /2 July, 2021

Speaking on ABC Radio last week, former head of the Department of Prime Minister’s legal section, Ian Cunliffe told Geraldine Doogue that both Australia and East Timor have been robbed of more than $3billion in revenue from the helium extracted in the Timor Sea. https://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/saturdayextra/east-timor,-collaery-and-witness-k/13384906 That deal is the subject of international hearings into Australia’s Continue Reading →