About a third of Victoria’s land-based plants, animals and ecological communities face extinction. We look at what the political parties have promised ahead of the state election.
Vic election 2022 podcast.
Andrews is seeking a third term. However many voters are disillusioned with the major parties and the election will be a test for a clutch of teal and other independents
What if the best parts of two competing visions for a solution were brought together?
The budget earmarked worthwhile climate measures, but many are piecemeal. Amid record-breaking extreme weather in Australia, federal spending on climate action still falls well short.
The present scheme is for 18 weeks government-funded leave to care for a newborn. There is a separate “Dad and Partner” payment for two weeks.
Shaping up as an outspoken protagonist in the current “gas wars”, Industry Minister Ed Husic this week launched a barrage of criticism at the producers.
A range of films spanning different eras confronts viewers with the same question: ‘What if all that hard work isn’t really worth it?’
Chalmers knows there must be a reckoning. But when, and in what form?
When it comes to emissions reduction, Australia needs a proper national conversation and a long-term plan. The climate change bill about to pass parliament doesn’t provide this.
Inspired by real events, the films tackle issues of race, gender and class in ways that will resonate with many of today’s viewers.
Labor won’t concede to the Greens’ core demands on the bill, but a climate “trigger” on new developments could ensure the bill has real force.
Environment groups are pushing the Greens to accept Labor’s emissions target. What do these tensions mean for climate action?
There’s been very little media or political discussion of what Australia should be aiming for in 2035. This is baffling.
If the Liberals continue to struggle in cities, WA is likely to be more difficult than it may first appear for the Liberals to win back.
Survey findings bring insight to the general public’s thoughts and concerns of an Indigenous Voice to parliament. What questions still need to be answered to obtain a yes vote in a referendum?
Can one department adequately tackle climate change, energy, the environment and water? It’s unlikely.
The new prime minister seems to have the temperament that would favour a collaborative approach. He could usher in a golden era of stable government, with more generous and compassionate politics.
Two regional seats that straddle the NSW/Victorian border, Eden-Monaro and Gippsland, are geographically close. But these seats repeatedly return very different election results.
To repair our relationship with the Pacific, the new government must make swift decisions addressing the climate emergency. But that’s just the starting point.
Doing as little as possible on climate change was a seemingly safe political strategy until recently. As of Saturday night, it’s a recipe for political disaster.