Adaminaby, NSW. 21/10/2017

Some days are made for beautiful morning walks.  Today is one of those days.

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JOHN QUIGGIN. Jobs bonanza? The Adani project is more like a railway to nowhere | John Menadue – Pearls and Irritations

The dispute over the Adani Group’s proposed Carmichael mine and the associated port at Abbot Point has long been cast as a choice between jobs and the environment. Climate change is already well on…

Source: JOHN QUIGGIN. Jobs bonanza? The Adani project is more like a railway to nowhere | John Menadue – Pearls and Irritations

PENNY WONG. FutureAsia – Engaging with China (A speech to the Australian Institute of International Affairs, Canberra, 16 October 2017) | John Menadue – Pearls and Irritations

Last month, my friend and colleague Chris Bowen, the Shadow Treasurer, delivered a major speech to the Asia Society in Sydney.  In it he outlined Labor’s approach to Asia. FutureAsia will be a whol…

Source: PENNY WONG. FutureAsia – Engaging with China (A speech to the Australian Institute of International Affairs, Canberra, 16 October 2017) | John Menadue – Pearls and Irritations

MICHAEL GRACEY. Aboriginal health: An embarrassing decades-long saga | John Menadue – Pearls and Irritations

It’s been widely known for fifty years that the health of Aboriginal people lags far behind that of other Australians. Despite that and the expenditure of billions of taxpayers’ dollars, serious ga…

Source: MICHAEL GRACEY. Aboriginal health: An embarrassing decades-long saga | John Menadue – Pearls and Irritations