This week a Senate inquiry was announced to investigate BP’s proposal to search for oil in the Great Australian Bight off South Australia. The oil giant wants to drill four deep-water exploration wells in the ocean floor about 300 kilometres south west of Ceduna, believing… Read more
Welcome to Kate’s Enviro Blog, a collection of thoughts, journeys and images connected to the Australian environment.
With successive governments loosening environmental protections, failing to take meaningful action on climate change, allowing our native species to become extinct, bullying farmers and threatening our farmland, and turning the Great Barrier Reef into a coal export hub it’s a deeply worrying and frustrating time.
I hope for an Australia where politics is free from corruption; the environment is protected from Big Business; farmland is not sold for CSG and mining leases; real action is taken on climate change, the First Peoples are recognised in the constitution; asylum seekers are treated humanely; and every Australian is treated equally by an accountable government.
Until then, the fight goes on. Thanks for stopping by!