Greens claim Tasmanian Government put tourism ahead of wilderness values

Greens claim Tasmanian Government put tourism ahead of wilderness values

Updated May 20, 2018 17:22:47 Photo: Lake Malbena in the Walls of Jerusalem National Park is one of the areas proposed for tourist developments. (Supplied: Tasmanian National Parks Association) The Tasmanian Government is defending its management of Tasmania’s wild areas, as the Greens seize on leaked documents they say prove …

Tony Abbott ‘out of sync’ with modern Australian values, says George Brandis | Australia news

A war of words has broken out between the former prime minister Tony Abbott and Australia’s new high commissioner in London, George Brandis, with the two duking it out over simmering tensions within the Coalition between small-l liberals and conservatives. In an interview with Fairfax, Brandis said conservatives were engaged …

Median Australian farmland values grow 7pc nationally, prices highest on city fringes – ABC Rural

Median Australian farmland values grow 7pc nationally, prices highest on city fringes – ABC Rural

Australia’s most expensive farming land lies 200 kilometres south of Sydney, where the median price for a hectare of farming land in Shoalhaven was $19,400 in 2017. The municipality of Bulloo, which covers the south-west corner of Queensland, had the lowest median value at just $49 a hectare. Farmland price …

Annual capital city home values fall for the first time since 2012 | Australia news

The overall dwelling values of Australia’s capital cities have recorded their first annual decline since 2012, while prices in regional centres have continued to rise. The combined value of capital city dwellings slipped by 0.3% in the past 12 months, driven by falls in Sydney (-3.4%), Perth (-2.3%) and Darwin …

Fraser Island to get four Indigenous rangers to help preserve cultural values

Fraser Island to get four Indigenous rangers to help preserve cultural values

By Johanna Marie Updated April 18, 2018 20:56:45 Photo: Traditional owners on K’gari, known as Fraser Island, celebrate their milestone. (ABC News: Johanna Marie) Related Story: Native title rights granted for Qld’s Fraser Island Fraser Island will have Indigenous rangers for the first time, with State Government confirming it will …