Poll: SA Voters Don’t Buy Tax Cuts for Property Investors
New polling from The Australia Institute shows South Australians overwhelmingly think increasing funding for public services is a far more effecti
The reason women were locked out of the budget
by Ebony Bennett
[Originally published in the Canberra Times, 23 March 2019]
National Energy Emissions Audit: March 2019
Welcome to the March 2019 issue of the NEEA Electricity Update, with data updated to the end of February 2019.
Rooftops providing more than shelter with record solar contribution
New research shows that rooftop solar continues to climb and is now generating over 4% of the total electricity however it can’t shield us from rising national emissions especially in the transport sector, which continues unfettered by any federal or state government limits.
HeatWatch: Extreme heat in Mackay
Increasing extreme heat will have profound impacts on people, industries and ecosystems in Mackay.
Dramatic increase in extreme heat forecast for Mackay
Dramatic increases in extreme heat days, combined with high humidity present an increasing threat to the health and wellbeing of Mackay residents.
HeatWatch: Extreme heat in the Whitsundays
Increasing extreme heat will have profound impacts on people, industries and ecosystems in the Whitsundays.
Ever wondered what happens to Tasmania’s beautiful native forests when they are logged? The answer will shock you! As our latest infographic shows just 3% is used for sawn wood and wood-based panels. A STAGGERING 65% GETS LEFT TO ROT (OR BURN) ON THE FOREST FLOOR, while 23% gets turned into wood chips for export. Contrary to the claims of the industry, the main ‘product’ from native forestry is waste!
Part one of The Australia Institute's Executive Director Dr Richard Denniss in conversation with Greens Leader Senator Bob Brown at Politics in the Pub.
The behaviour of Australia's biggest banks isn't getting better. Instead the Australia Institute claims banks have emerged from the financial crisis with more market share and the opportunity to make too much profit.
In this Melbourne Conversations event looking at personal health, a selection of speakers discuss how we are dealing with the changing world with respect to social wellbeing, the increasing speed of daily life, environmental health and the role of pharmacology.
The speakers are: Dr Richard Denniss, Executive Director of The Australia Institute; Dr Olivia Carter NHMRC Research Fellow and Lecturer, the University of Melbourne; and, Prof Rob Moodie the Chair of Global Health, the Nossal Institute of Global Health.