The Bob Brown Foundation is calling for a logging halt in Tasmania’s wilderness tracts of old growth forests and the ancient rainforests of takayna/Tarkine.
Only just recently, Tasmania – courtesy of its rich hydro resources, excellent wind conditions, and even a little bit of sunshine – could boast of being 100 per cent renewable, with all the economic possibilities that could afford in a world rapidly transitioning to a low-carbon economy.
Australia is in the midst of ‘early onset fascism’ a Lismore rally against Tasmania anti-protest laws heard yesterday. And the right for people to protest is being undermined.
With asylum seekers so often in the news, and Australians’ opinions about them extremely polarised, Tasmanian filmmaker Heather Kirkpatrick’s Mary Meets Mohammad provides a timely look at the situation from two very different points of view.