Qld Greens candidate promises changes to ethanasia law after historic jail sentence

The Greens candidate for Currumbin, Dr David Wyatt has repeated his promise to introduce a private members Bill to allow 
Voluntary Euthanasia in Qld.

Dr Wyatt said that such a change to the current draconian Qld Law was now a high priority following the historic 3 year jail 
  

Treasury officials admit mining jobs claims are a furphy

Senior Treasury officials in Senate estimates this morning have exposed as myth the claims about the overwhelming benefits of the mining boom.

FRIDAY FEBRUARY 17 6:30PM - Public Forum: WikiLeaks, Assange and democracy: Don’t shoot the messenger

Australian Greens communications spokesperson Senator Scott Ludlam will speak at a public forum in Sydney tomorrow evening presented by the Support Assange and WikiLeaks Coalition and supported by the Australian Centre for Independent Journalism.

Recommendations implemented from the 2008 Senate Inquiry into Housing Affordability

Senate Community Affairs Committee
ANSWERS TO ESTIMATES QUESTIONS ON NOTICE
FAMILIES, HOUSING, COMMUNITY SERVICES AND INDIGENOUS AFFAIRS PORTFOLIO
2011-12 Supplementary Estimates Hearings October 2011

Office of the Supervising Scientist

Additional Estimates - Economics Committee - Tuesday 14 February 2011 - Office of the Supervising Scientist

CHAIR: Thank you, Mr Bailey. I now call the office of the supervising scientist. Welcome, Mr McAllister. Would you like to make an opening statement?

Mr McAllister : No, there is nothing from me.