Jindivick is a small town in West Gippsland, just over an hour east of Melbourne. Surrounded by rolling green hills, it’s dairy country. It’s also currently the site of a strike against one of the world’s biggest dairy companies.
“One of the things that gives us comfort that this is nothing more than random variation is the (sic) the increase was greatest in the Moe postcode which is 13km away from the fire.”
The Hazelwood open-cut coal mine in eastern Victoria continues to burn more than 40 days after fire first engulfed the pit.
A public health disaster is unfolding in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley. The brown coal mine connected to Hazelwood power station has been burning since 9 February, and fire authorities are at a loss as to how to put it out.
The election of Tony Abbott has the conservative women-haters feeling pleased with themselves.