Holistic local sustainability; food, water, energy, money, people

Richard Heinberg

Richard is Senior Fellow of Post Carbon Institute, and is regarded as one of the world’s foremost advocates for a shift away from our current reliance on unsustainable growth. Richard’s … Continue reading

May 1, 2022 · Leave a comment

An Undercutting, not an Overpass for Boundary Rd level crossing in Coopers Plains

Be careful what you wish for. You might get it. Neither of TMR’s Overpass Options 1 or 2 is ideal for the community (TMR = Qld Transport & Main Roads). … Continue reading

April 22, 2022 · 1 Comment

Coopers Plains Boundary Road Railway Overpass

The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) have an online survey for residents to indicate their preference and provide comments on the Boundary Road rail level crossing removal, which … Continue reading

April 16, 2022 · 2 Comments

China will learn from Putin’s impatience

Russia’s success in Crimea shows stealth prevails over invasion Let the impulsive make the first mistakes. The Chinese will learn from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, just as they have from … Continue reading

April 10, 2022 · Leave a comment

The Case for Nationalizing the Legal Profession

Rationale It might be said that if justice were free, everyone would be in the courts litigating. But in Australia, for example, essential medical attention is free (we call it … Continue reading

April 9, 2022 · Leave a comment

Cornerstone Living development – a short history.

Reality Checking the Privatization of Public Land and Housing Cornerstone Living is in Coopers Plains bounded by Troughton Road, Boundary Road and the Gold Coast passenger train line. “In 2010 … Continue reading

March 29, 2022 · Leave a comment

Dutch House Community Gardens

Unbeknownst to the neighbourhood, the Cornerstone Living community garden was an ‘interim’ arrangement with the Department of Housing… and that’s not all they’re in the dark about. My advocacy and … Continue reading

March 6, 2022 · 2 Comments

Understanding Our Demons

A brief history of 20th Century Germany. What was going on in Rudolf Hess’ mind in his final years? Was he haunted? He committed suicide aged 93 in 1987 in … Continue reading

March 4, 2022 · Leave a comment

65% of Australians back lower immigration post-COVID

But forget about the environment… The Age and Sydney Morning Herald news outlets have published a report and survey showing ‘Voters worry about falling wages, back lower migrant intake‘. In … Continue reading

February 27, 2022 · Leave a comment

Kristina Keneally slams bridging visa ‘scam’

Max Maddison, Journalist@maxmaddison 5:32PM February 24, 2022 Opposition home affairs spokeswoman Kristina Keneally has condemned the Morrison government for overseeing a “scam” that has seen thousands of ­undocumented workers granted … Continue reading

February 27, 2022 · Leave a comment