Climate Change - Grievance Debate
Australia must cut emissions by at least 74 per cent by 2030 and reach zero by 2035 just to stand a chance of limiting global heating to 1.5 degrees.
Summary Offences Amendment (Decriminalisation Of Public Drunkenness) Bill 2020
When something happens that should have happened 30 years ago, something that has finally occurred only as a result of avoidable deaths and suffering, it is not exactly time for celebration
Why We Should All Have A COVID Vaccine
Author's note: this was written on 15 January and more up to date information is expected soon.There are concerns that the Astra-Zeneca (AZ) vaccine may not be able to prevent local transmission of coronavirus. But it will save many lives, and we all should have it as soon as we...
Public Health and Wellbeing Amendment (Quarantine Fees) Bill 2020
"Despite the now well understood risks associated with hotel quarantine, we agree with the need to resume hotel quarantine in Victoria and we agree that the fees should be similar to New South Wales, to prevent jurisdiction hopping. We do, however, have some concerns"
November 2020 Update
In this weeks newsletter A budget worth waiting for The Big Housing build and why community housing isn’t public housing Why the Electric Vehicle Tax is terrible policy Australian Institute for Infectious Disease fantastic, but it’s no CDC Upper House Voting Reforms Morelands New Councilors Speaking up for our native...
Voting System In Victoria’s Upper House Is Broken, Must Be Overhauled
The Victorian Greens have welcomed the introduction of a bill that would make it illegal to pay an expert to ‘preference harvest’ during elections, but say that it only treats the symptom and not the cause.