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Here are the effects of Industrial development and dredging in Gladstone Harbour, on both the land and water, alongside the Great Barrier Reef. More port developments like these are planned all along the Reef, to export Coal, further placing the Reef at risk from dangerous Climate Change. 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=FyldKqkwZKw 
Sign the Petition:

www.wwf.org.au/noreefdumping/

Here are the effects of Industrial development and dredging in Gladstone Harbour, on both the land and water, alongside the Great Barrier Reef.

More port developments like these are planned all along the Reef, to export Coal, further placing the Reef at risk from dangerous Climate Change.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=FyldKqkwZKw 

Sign the Petition:

www.wwf.org.au/noreefdumping/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=85Twwv05JUY&feature=player_embedded

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=85Twwv05JUY&feature=player_embedded

Over 1.5million Australian homes have solar energy installed, reducing power bills and cleaning up our climate. This election, vote for candidates that support our transition to a Clean Energy Future for Australia. 

See how your candidates rank up:

Ha! Nicely done Kevin! #mtp10 #auspol

Ha! Nicely done Kevin! #mtp10 #auspol

Tell Kevin Rudd: Keep Your Climate Promises 

Tell Kevin Rudd: Keep Your Climate Promises 

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www.savethereef.org.au

www.savethereef.org.au

Overwhelming majority of boat arrivals deemed to be refugees

More than 90% of asylum seekers who arrived by boat were found to be genuine refugees in the March quarter, figures show. 


The figure continues a long-term trend of high approval rates for people arriving by boat, with 93.5% being found to be refugees in 2010-11 and 91% in 2011-12.

But those who arrived by plane - despite being eligible for release into the community and not having to face years of detention on Nauru or Manus Island - were almost twice as likely to be rejected as refugees.

When Tony Jones suggests Australia should start Quantitative Easing

When Tony Jones suggests Australia should start Quantitative Easing

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That’s John Howard, Australia’s Prime Minister at the time of the Port Arthur Massacre in 1996. After the massacre, he prompted the passing of gun control laws throughout Australia. Gun buy-back programs resulted in the destruction of 600,000 guns, private sales were prohibited, guns were required to be individually registered to their owners and assault weapons were banned or heavily restricted. The result? Gun homicides reduced 59%, gun suicides dropped 65% and there have been no mass shootings since (4 or more deaths at one time).  

Really Glad Someone Giffed this…

Full length Video is here

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