Topic archives: Queensland

Queensland Parliament has no choice but to act on abortion laws

August 25, 2009 7

The Queensland government has tried their best for a quite a few years to ignore the calls to change the state’s laws on abortion. However, whatever your views are on abortion, the issue in Queensland can no longer be avoided by the Queensland Parliament. The situation for individual women seeking an abortion and for doctors […]

Anti-coal action outside Qld Minister’s offices

Anti-coal action outside Qld Minister’s offices

June 5, 2009 4

I’ve often felt calls to ‘stop all coal exports’ were far too unrealistic.  But it is just as unrealistic to think we can even begin to make the necessary cuts in greenhouse emissions while governments continue to invest large amounts of money into “maximising coal exports”.  So it’s no surprise that climate change campaigners like […]

Queensland and its icons

March 3, 2009

It will be difficult for anyone who resides in Queensland to get to the end of this year without being made well and truly aware that 2009 is the 150th anniversary of the establishment of Queensland as a separate colony. The Queensland Premier has released a list of 300 potential Queensland icons, across ten different […]

Recycling fear campaign against recyled water

November 3, 2008 3

I haven’t been a big fan of the current Queensland government’s environmental record, but their decision to ignore the easy scaremongering and invest in recycling water is probably one of the best decisions they’ve made.  But it’s not just the water being recycled. The arguments against water recycling have been thrown up and debunked so […]