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Media briefs: <em>ACA</em> conspiracy … citing sights … McBreakfast TV …

Media briefs: ACA conspiracy … citing sights … McBreakfast TV …

Crikey September 26, 2013 2 Comments

A Current Affair has found a group of outraged ratepayers -- but it turns out they have some less-than-orthodox ideas.

Garrett’s real bat problem: flying foxes set to extend the headache

Garrett’s real bat problem: flying foxes set to extend the headache

Crikey February 24, 2010 6 Comments

Pink batts aren't the only bats that will be preying on environment minister Peter Garrett's mind at the moment. A problem looms for the embattled minister in the form of flying foxes, writes Nick Edards.

Learning from animals

Crikey September 8, 2009

Ten things that science and technology have pilfered from the animal kingdom, including bullet trains mimicked on kingfisher bills and vibrating walking sticks that copy bat technology (ever heard of 'blind as a bat'?).

Opposing windfarms on environmental grounds

Crikey October 1, 2007 3 Comments

Fran Baily is standing alongside concerned residents in the battle against a Victorian windfarm project. And it may turn out her stance may be pro-environment as well as populist politics.