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Mt Macedon Ranges under attack by Victorian government

October 1st, 2008 by Sheila Newman

Victorian Planning dictators aim at iconic Macedon Ranges (Hanging Rock region). Where will it end? Call to Victorians and the world ....



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Grave loss of native fauna on the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia

September 26th, 2008 by Sheila Newman

In 1845 the Mornington Peninsula was thick with wildlife: herds of kangaroos, wombats, wallabies, many echidnas and koalas and glorious birds, all unused to man and quite tame and inquisitive. ...wonderful trees, abundance of silver wattles, when in blossom, gilded the country and filled the air deliciously with their sweetness. Now population growth is turning the Peninsula into a desert. Research and graphs by Malcolm Legg and Hans Brunner.


Arrogant Letter from Victorian Premier refuses to deal with population impact problems

September 26th, 2008 by Sheila Newman

James Sinnamon's open letter to the Premier of Victoria received no direct response from the Premier. Wildlife biologist and international hair expert, Hans Brunner, sent a copy via his Victorian Member of Parliament, to the Premier, and received this disturbingly inadequate and obdurate response. Here is confirmation that narrow ideology and the corporate sector now dominate science and democracy in Victoria.