Joel's Blog

OPINION PIECE: CLEAN COAL COMMENTS SPARK NOTHING BUT FALSE HOPE

Those in the Parliament who know me well also know I’ve devoted a large part of my political career resisting what I call “overreach on climate change”.

Read more
Add your reaction Share

OPINION PIECE: IT’S TIME TO COME CLEAN WITH OWNERS ABOUT LAND AQUISITION

There are many reasons why a government might justifiably keep information secret or unavailable.
Matters relating to the national interest and national security are obvious examples. As a former Minister for Defence, I understand this.

Read more
Add your reaction Share

OPINION PIECE: AUSTRALIA DAY REFLECTION

Australia Day is a time for us to reflect on and celebrate our rich history and success as a nation.  It’s also a time to give voice to our on-going commitment to democracy, fairness and inclusiveness.

Read more
Add your reaction Share

OPINION PIECE: BARNABY’S BAD MOVE NEEDS TO BE PUT DOWN

Few people have heard of the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA). Fewer people know where it is or what it does.

Read more
Add your reaction Share