Bigotry had a setback on 11 February with the indefinite shelving of the Religious Discrimination Bill. This is to be celebrated.
Despite decades of warnings from scientists about the urgent need to curb greenhouse gas emissions to avoid catastrophic global warming, we’re in a worse situation today than ever. Global emissions hit a new high in 2019, and even this year’s economic shutdowns have barely dented the upwards trajectory.
More than 100 people gathered at Picnic Point in Toowoomba, west of Brisbane, on Saturday 2 February, to protest the auction of 37 houses against the wishes of their decades-long residents.