Monthly Archives: February 2013

Originally posted on Australian Affairs:
Tony Abbott’s negativism could work against him PHOTO:  INDEPENDENT AUSTRALIA By Mehroz Siraj Since the start of 2012, the ALP has stumbled upon from one crisis to the other.  Since the last federal election, Prime Minister Julia Gillard is heading a government which has been accused of serious socio-economic mismanagement…

Step By Step, Australia is limping towards its next election

By Mehroz Siraj Since the start of 2012, the ALP has stumbled upon from one crisis to the other.  Since the last federal election, Prime Minister Julia Gillard is heading a government which has been accused of serious socio-economic mismanagement and supporting corrupt politicians of a low character. The Gillard government’s fool-proof support of embattled […]

‘Spawn bank’ holds hopes for future of Great Barrier Reef

‘Spawn bank’ holds hopes for future of Great Barrier Reef.

‘Spawn bank’ holds hopes for future of Great Barrier Reef

  SYDNEY, Feb 13 (Reuters) -For the past two years Australian scientists have been collecting and storing billions of reproductive cells from the Great Barrier Reef, hoping that this “spawn bank” will one day help rebuild and preserve the World Heritage site.     The reef, a popular tourist site worath billions of dollars annually to the Australian economy, is threatened […]