The carbon tax is causing enormous damage and inflicting massive pain in Western Australia.
In its first year of operation the carbon tax was a $627million direct hit on Western Australia.
West Australian power companies paid around $260 million. The Electricity Generation Corporation has been slugged around $200 million and Bluewaters ... read more »
I encourage budding young poets to put their writing skills to the test in the 2014 Dorothea Mackellar Poetry Awards.
Submissions to Australia’s longest running poetry competition for students opened on March 1.
Poetry is an age-old art form that delights and inspires many. One of my personal favourites is Tennyson’s Ulysses. I have o... read more »
March 11, 2014 in Speeches
On the day of my father’s funeral I noted that Dad would have been particularly delighted that Edward O'Donohue was representing the Premier.
Not just because Ed represents Dad's old seat.
Not just because the O'Donohue's have been family friends for over 40 years.
But in particular, because Ed has ministerial responsib... read more »
In its first year of operation, the Australian Government’s National Television and Computer Recycling Scheme recycled over 40,000 tonnes of e-waste – televisions and computers that would have previously been stockpiled or sent to landfill.
A report on the outcomes of the scheme for 2012-13 shows that industry supported the highest l... read more »
After rigorous assessment I have approved the Victorian Government’s application to trial cattle grazing in the Wonnangatta Valley, subject to 33 strict conditions.
60 adult equivalent cattle will be allowed in the Wonnangatta Valley in the first limited trial period and up to 300 may be introduced in the two subsequent trial periods... read more »