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Wind Turbine Hearings

Wind Turbine Hearings

These were carried out over the past 24 hours, with a number of very interesting submissions made, which often demonstrate the limited nature and depth of the approval process. There are obvious vested interests represented.

There were a number of international submissions, particularly on physics – which advance the understanding of […]

Wind Turbine – Senate Inquiry

Wind Turbine – Senate Inquiry

This inquiry is still receiving submissions. Matters and effects have been raised in the past, with a report made to CASA, which raises serious issues.

In October 2014, a manifest was presented to the Senators, which included matters relating to wind turbines.

Wind Turbines

On 24 November 2014, the Senate […]

Helicopters, ATSB, CASA and wire strikes

There have been numerous incidents over the past years – including.

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An article in Thompsons [produced below] from 2007 gives some views as to the effects of these types of accidents:

Helicopter crashes report delayed

The Aust Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) is still working on a report into wirestrikes – incidents […]

Open letter by David Parsons about Winton, the Banks and a failure of the Government

 

This is a must read, written by David Pascoe.

David is Reg Pascoe’s son from Oakey Veterinary Hospital . The family is a high achieving family . Reg is a horse specialist and both David & John are horse specialists here ( David ) and in America ( John ) The three are well […]

Jennifer Marohasy and her views on BOM changes to temperature records

Jennifer Marohasy and her views on BOM changes to temperature records are documented and showing that these are unjustified.

Her post in full is below, plus a direct link to her web site.

This certainly, in the days of “global warming” shows the degree to which the official keeper of climate records made well […]

CSIRO discover summer weed control is and essential part of winter crop yields

CSIRO discover summer weed control is and essential part of winter crop yields, which has been a part of Soilmaster’s programme for over 15 years.

Media release: 2014 Department of Agriculture Landcare Eureka Prize for Sustainable Agriculture

Winner: Dr John Kirkegaard and Dr James Hunt, CSIRO and Stuart Kearns, Grains Research and Development Corporation

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