The Ryan Independent

Commentary on global, federal, state and local issues from Brisbane's western suburbs

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Plans to build Queensland’s largest coal mine are unsound economically and environmentally irresponsible.

February 14th, 2012 · No Comments · Posts

(Cross-posted from my Greens candidate blog site here) The purchase by Indian tycoon Gautam Adani of the Moray Downs cattle station and his announcement of plans to build the largest ever open-cut and underground coal mine complex in Queensland’s Galilee Basin will be seen as good news by some. But the idea of digging this [...]

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The Australian feels “No need to panic about global warming”

February 4th, 2012 · No Comments · Posts

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Why Michael Johnson should no longer be Ryan’s MP

May 19th, 2010 · No Comments · Posts

If this morning’s story in the Australian, “Liberal Michael Johnson sought $12m windfall with secret China deal” is correct, it will likely end his political career. ¬†And rightly so, especially if any of ¬†these alleged activities were undertaken on parliamentary time or using parliamentary office and electorate resources, as suggested in the story, since this [...]

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