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Albo in The Lion’s Den: The Sky Interview, Part Two

Albo in The Lion’s Den: The Sky Interview, Part Two

We pick up with Mr. Albanese and the trained monkey already in progressInterview, Part Five: Albo Stumbles  Asked if his policy would involve a higher reduction target than the government (itself a nonspecific question – reduction from what year’s levels?), Mr Albanese offered the following non-answer We will take

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Albo Enters the Lion’s Den: The Sky Interview, Part One

Albo Enters the Lion’s Den: The Sky Interview, Part One

Federal Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese (Albo) has, for some reason, spoken to Sky so-called News. I want to do an analysis of both his remarks and the interview itself. I have dealt with every aspect of the interview except the last question on Mr. Albanese’s family life, which I consider

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Megxit: meet the new Obamas

Megxit: meet the new Obamas

If only the Queen had been in charge of Brexit we may have avoided rolling heads, rolling eyes and years of utter dismay. On Saturday, Buckingham Palace released a statement informing us that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will no longer use their HRH titles.

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There’s No Law Against Dreaming

There’s No Law Against Dreaming

Dismiss it as a midnight reverie, if you will,  this dream of mine that pictured a Prime Minister more a’feared of squandering Australia’s potential and prosperity than of irritating the ABC and  greenish Wets within his own party. With such a vision still fresh, I abandoned the warm fug of

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How good is climate science!

How good is climate science!

Steering the ship of state isn’t the easiest experience. Not only is it a matter of always tacking between Scylla and Charybdis. Even senior officers on the bridge — let alone the other ranks — will try to push the tiller different ways. And if that’s not enough the captain, the

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The Climate Solutions Packapooticket

The Climate Solutions Packapooticket

Whenever government Ministers are asked to expand on how we will achieve our emissions reduction targets beyond the “meet and beat” catchphrase, they bring up the $3.5 billion grandiosely named “Climate Solutions Package”.So let’s unpack that packapooticket. “The Government will provide $3.5 billion over 15 years from 2018-19 for a

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Harry & Meghan have won – and the monarchy has lost

Harry & Meghan have won – and the monarchy has lost

The ‘third way’ of being a senior royal – representing the Queen one day, earning serious money the next, was always untenable. When Harry and Meghan first made public their desire to change the status quo they described it as a ‘progressive new role’. Critics, better versed in the workings

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Harry & Meghan have won – and the monarchy has lost

The Queen tells Harry: out means out

In the end, it took just over a week for Prince Harry to announce and finalise the terms of his exit from the royal family. The settlement: he and Meghan have agreed to give up their ‘royal highness’ titles . They’ll still be entitled to them, but won’t use them.

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Gaza photographer wounded in attack by Israeli forces loses eye

Gaza photographer wounded in attack by Israeli forces loses eye

Darwish, who sought medical treatment in Egypt and Jordan since his injury, was told on Sunday he had lost vision in his left eye [Screenshot/Twitter] For the second time in less than three months, a Palestinian photojournalist has lost his eye after being targeted by Israeli forces during

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Revealed: how Angolan ruler's daughter used her status to build $2bn empire

Leaders agree to back Libya arms embargo

The international participants of a Libya peace summit in Berlin have agreed to uphold a UN arms embargo and end military support for the country’s warring factions, German news agency dpa reports. A declaration, signed by 16 states and organisations, also set out plans for international efforts to monitor the

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Tributes for Iran crash victims as bodies repatriated

Tributes for Iran crash victims as bodies repatriated

News to your inbox Sign up now for the latest news from Australia and around the world direct to your inbox. By subscribing, you agree to SBS’s terms of service and privacy policy including receiving email updates from SBS. Sorry, it looks like an error occurred Please

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Large dust storms smother Central West NSW

Large dust storms smother Central West NSW

A massive dust storm has enveloped parts of Central West of NSW, turning the sky dark and blanketing communities in a thick coat of red dust. Videos posted to social media showed dust storms descending on Dubbo and nearby towns that were so thick they blocked out the sun. The

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Gaza photographer wounded in attack by Israeli forces loses eye

Gaza photographer wounded in attack by Israeli forces loses eye

Darwish, who sought medical treatment in Egypt and Jordan since his injury, was told on Sunday he had lost vision in his left eye [Screenshot/Twitter] For the second time in less than three months, a Palestinian photojournalist has lost his eye after being targeted by Israeli forces during

read more
Revealed: how Angolan ruler's daughter used her status to build $2bn empire

Leaders agree to back Libya arms embargo

The international participants of a Libya peace summit in Berlin have agreed to uphold a UN arms embargo and end military support for the country’s warring factions, German news agency dpa reports. A declaration, signed by 16 states and organisations, also set out plans for international efforts to monitor the

read more
Tributes for Iran crash victims as bodies repatriated

Tributes for Iran crash victims as bodies repatriated

News to your inbox Sign up now for the latest news from Australia and around the world direct to your inbox. By subscribing, you agree to SBS’s terms of service and privacy policy including receiving email updates from SBS. Sorry, it looks like an error occurred Please

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Large dust storms smother Central West NSW

Large dust storms smother Central West NSW

A massive dust storm has enveloped parts of Central West of NSW, turning the sky dark and blanketing communities in a thick coat of red dust. Videos posted to social media showed dust storms descending on Dubbo and nearby towns that were so thick they blocked out the sun. The

read more
Gaza photographer wounded in attack by Israeli forces loses eye

Gaza photographer wounded in attack by Israeli forces loses eye

Darwish, who sought medical treatment in Egypt and Jordan since his injury, was told on Sunday he had lost vision in his left eye [Screenshot/Twitter] For the second time in less than three months, a Palestinian photojournalist has lost his eye after being targeted by Israeli forces during

read more
Revealed: how Angolan ruler's daughter used her status to build $2bn empire

Leaders agree to back Libya arms embargo

The international participants of a Libya peace summit in Berlin have agreed to uphold a UN arms embargo and end military support for the country’s warring factions, German news agency dpa reports. A declaration, signed by 16 states and organisations, also set out plans for international efforts to monitor the

read more
Tributes for Iran crash victims as bodies repatriated

Tributes for Iran crash victims as bodies repatriated

News to your inbox Sign up now for the latest news from Australia and around the world direct to your inbox. By subscribing, you agree to SBS’s terms of service and privacy policy including receiving email updates from SBS. Sorry, it looks like an error occurred Please

read more
Large dust storms smother Central West NSW

Large dust storms smother Central West NSW

A massive dust storm has enveloped parts of Central West of NSW, turning the sky dark and blanketing communities in a thick coat of red dust. Videos posted to social media showed dust storms descending on Dubbo and nearby towns that were so thick they blocked out the sun. The

read more
Gaza photographer wounded in attack by Israeli forces loses eye

Gaza photographer wounded in attack by Israeli forces loses eye

Darwish, who sought medical treatment in Egypt and Jordan since his injury, was told on Sunday he had lost vision in his left eye [Screenshot/Twitter] For the second time in less than three months, a Palestinian photojournalist has lost his eye after being targeted by Israeli forces during

read more
Revealed: how Angolan ruler's daughter used her status to build $2bn empire

Leaders agree to back Libya arms embargo

The international participants of a Libya peace summit in Berlin have agreed to uphold a UN arms embargo and end military support for the country’s warring factions, German news agency dpa reports. A declaration, signed by 16 states and organisations, also set out plans for international efforts to monitor the

read more
Tributes for Iran crash victims as bodies repatriated

Tributes for Iran crash victims as bodies repatriated

News to your inbox Sign up now for the latest news from Australia and around the world direct to your inbox. By subscribing, you agree to SBS’s terms of service and privacy policy including receiving email updates from SBS. Sorry, it looks like an error occurred Please

read more
Gaza photographer wounded in attack by Israeli forces loses eye

Gaza photographer wounded in attack by Israeli forces loses eye

Darwish, who sought medical treatment in Egypt and Jordan since his injury, was told on Sunday he had lost vision in his left eye [Screenshot/Twitter] For the second time in less than three months, a Palestinian photojournalist has lost his eye after being targeted by Israeli forces during

read more
Revealed: how Angolan ruler's daughter used her status to build $2bn empire

Leaders agree to back Libya arms embargo

The international participants of a Libya peace summit in Berlin have agreed to uphold a UN arms embargo and end military support for the country’s warring factions, German news agency dpa reports. A declaration, signed by 16 states and organisations, also set out plans for international efforts to monitor the

read more
Tributes for Iran crash victims as bodies repatriated

Tributes for Iran crash victims as bodies repatriated

News to your inbox Sign up now for the latest news from Australia and around the world direct to your inbox. By subscribing, you agree to SBS’s terms of service and privacy policy including receiving email updates from SBS. Sorry, it looks like an error occurred Please

read more
Large dust storms smother Central West NSW

Large dust storms smother Central West NSW

A massive dust storm has enveloped parts of Central West of NSW, turning the sky dark and blanketing communities in a thick coat of red dust. Videos posted to social media showed dust storms descending on Dubbo and nearby towns that were so thick they blocked out the sun. The

read more

World News

Gaza photographer wounded in attack by Israeli forces loses eye

Gaza photographer wounded in attack by Israeli forces loses eye

Darwish, who sought medical treatment in Egypt and Jordan since his injury, was told on Sunday he had lost vision in his left eye [Screenshot/Twitter] For the second time in less than three months, a Palestinian photojournalist has lost his eye after being targeted by Israeli forces during

read more
Revealed: how Angolan ruler's daughter used her status to build $2bn empire

Leaders agree to back Libya arms embargo

The international participants of a Libya peace summit in Berlin have agreed to uphold a UN arms embargo and end military support for the country’s warring factions, German news agency dpa reports. A declaration, signed by 16 states and organisations, also set out plans for international efforts to monitor the

read more
Tributes for Iran crash victims as bodies repatriated

Tributes for Iran crash victims as bodies repatriated

News to your inbox Sign up now for the latest news from Australia and around the world direct to your inbox. By subscribing, you agree to SBS’s terms of service and privacy policy including receiving email updates from SBS. Sorry, it looks like an error occurred Please

read more
Large dust storms smother Central West NSW

Large dust storms smother Central West NSW

A massive dust storm has enveloped parts of Central West of NSW, turning the sky dark and blanketing communities in a thick coat of red dust. Videos posted to social media showed dust storms descending on Dubbo and nearby towns that were so thick they blocked out the sun. The

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Business & The Economy

Pull out or perish: behind Blackrock’s grand exit from coal

Pull out or perish: behind Blackrock’s grand exit from coal

BlackRock, the world’s biggest fund, is quitting thermal coal. The move by the $10 trillion fund has stunned financial markets. While the people protest in the streets, progressive analysts such as IEEFA’s Buckley, who had lobbied hard for the BlackRock decision, protest about climate change to global finance bosses

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City of Parramatta: The Project Officer – Environmental Outcomes

City of Parramatta: Project Officer – Urban Heat

About the roleThe Project Officer – Urban Heat will primarily focus on driving and delivering the City’s urban heat reduction actions as identified in the City of Parramatta’s Environmental Sustainability Strategy. Some of this work will cross-link...

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On the Australia Fires and what comes next

On the Australia Fires and what comes next

News from the front desk, issue 463: Dear Scott Morrison, we told you well before Christmas you had the chance to be a superhero. To jump onto the world stage and claim leadership on a scale that no small-to-mid size country has seen before. To beat that annoying...

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Environment

How much does smoke haze affect rooftop solar production?

How much does smoke haze affect rooftop solar production?

One Step off The Grid Solar owners in smoke affected areas, particularly those who’ve been sheltering in air conditioned homes more than usual, might be wondering how well their rooftop systems are performing under the haze. Solar monitoring company Solar Analytics has found that rooftop PV systems

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