Author: Gabrielle Chan

Extravagant maker of schemes: unpicking Barnaby Joyce’s anti-renewables campaign | Gabrielle Chan

The spectre of a $100 lamb roast helped the Coalition win the 2013 election. Will ‘foreign-owned swindle factories’ have a similar effect in 2025?Sign up for the Rural Network email newsletterJoin the Rural Network group on Facebook to be part of the c…

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Extravagant maker of schemes: unpicking Barnaby Joyce’s anti-renewables campaign | Gabrielle Chan

The spectre of a $100 lamb roast helped the Coalition win the 2013 election. Will ‘foreign-owned swindle factories’ have a similar effect in 2025?Sign up for the Rural Network email newsletterJoin the Rural Network group on Facebook to be part of the c…

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If regional communities don’t want a windfarm, why would they accept a nuclear power station? | Gabrielle Chan

The Coalition’s energy policy is leveraged on regional discontent about renewables. But many farmers don’t want nuclear in their back yard eitherSign up for the Rural Network email newsletterJoin the Rural Network group on Facebook to be part of the co…

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In the new gold rush, farmers are asked to decide between food, carbon and renewable energy – but we need them all | Gabrielle Chan

Australia needs firm policy guidelines to prevent breathless campaigns against renewables, but the conflicts over land use are realSign up for the Rural Network email newsletterJoin the Rural Network group on Facebook to be part of the communityThis we…

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