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Kiribati’s President appreciative of Australia’s ‘very active’ function at Paris climate talks

Updated December 15, 2015 01:11:04 The President of Kiribati, a tiny island nation in the Pacific at danger of disappearing if sea levels rise, says he is quite appreciative of Australia’s “quite active” part at the Paris climate talks. President Anote Tong, an outspoken advocate for international action on climate adjust, mentioned the agreement reached…


Dwindling fuel supplies putting Australia’s safety at danger: Liberal senator

Updated December 09, 2015 00:29:29 Liberal senator Bill Heffernan has warned Australia’s safety is getting put at risk since of its dwindling fuel supplies and is urging the Government to address the problem. According to an International Power Agency agreement, Australia is obliged to have at least 90 days of fuel in storage, but its…


Meet the females of Australia’s street art scene

By Eliza Buzacott-Speer Updated December 05, 2015 07:53:09 Though its reputation as a “boys club” persists, street artists who come about to be female — many shun the “female artist” trope — are claiming their location on the streets. Introduction Photo: Street art by Baby Guerrilla on the back of the former Grand Theatre in…


Planet leaders applaud Australia’s climate objectives in Paris: Hunt

By Brigid Andersen Updated December 01, 2015 23:35:31 Planet leaders have applauded Australia’s climate targets at the United Nations Climate Alter Conference, Environment Minister Greg Hunt says. Speaking to Lateline from the talks in Paris, Mr Hunt described Australia’s targets of 26 to 28 per cent reductions in emissions by 2030 as “ambitious”. He stated…


China slowdown to hinder Australia’s return to spending budget surplus: Deloitte

Posted November 30, 2015 01:23:48 The slowdown in China indicates the Australian spending budget is unlikely to return to surplus unless changes are made to its existing settings, a major economics forecaster says. The latest budget monitor from Deloitte Access Economics forecast the total deficits more than the subsequent four years would be $ 38…