Queanbeyan

Council urged to lead on climate change

As the national debate rages on our Federal Government’s ongoing failure to set a binding renewables target, local governments across the country have been getting on with the job of tackling climate change - and Queanbeyan-Palerang is no exception. But we may be...

Putting the environment back into council decisions

LIKE OTHER Queanbeyan residents, I received a rates notice the other week. It came with a summary of how Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council (QPRC) spends rates revenue. I was surprised to see that the environment and health (which I assume includes food safety)...

What are we doing locally?

UNDER THE LONG shadow of Australia’s fossil fuel lobby and their elected status quo apologists, there has been a depressing reluctance on the part of the Turnbull government to breathe real oxygen into the energy debate and lead Australia’s transition [or indeed...