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This is what you get when you dump rubbish in an old mine

Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

Four Corners has struck again with another non-story that has panicked the political establishment. Queensland doesn’t have a waste levy. This means it is cheaper to dump in Queensland than elsewhere, creating a business opportunity for waste disposal companies who operate in New South Wales. Not surprisingly some of them have secured properly zoned dump […]

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Queensland’s over-promise on privatisation

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

At the higher figure it would take the sale of land capable of supporting 83,077 units to fund the entire cost of the Cross River tunnel. At the lower figure that blows out to 180,000.

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Seeney, councils and sea levels

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

Was Jeff Seeney wrong to order Moreton Bay Regional Council to remove any reference to climate change-derived sea level rises from its regional plan? “Experts”, the local council and environment groups say he is, but the actual figures say “maybe not”. There is no global warming occurring at the moment, but there has been global warming […]

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