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Tony Abbott's problem with Australia's most venerable institutions

Standard Page | 8 October, 2014 at 13:10

Should every TV and radio weather presenter in Australia call prime minister Tony Abbott and his advisors for their daily forecast? According to Abbott’s advisor Maurice Newman last week, the Bureau of Meteorology was wrong about, well, the...

New study reinforces Greenpeace concerns about GM wheat

Feature Story | 14 September, 2012 at 14:36

Yesterday, three respected international scientists raised very strong concerns in regards to the GM wheat trials currently occurring in Australia.

CSIRO success: new non-GM salt tolerant wheat

Feature Story | 20 March, 2012 at 10:00

Last week CSIRO announced their success at breeding a new type of pasta wheat that can grow in saline soils. Not only is this a tremendous break-through for Australian farmers but the new wheat variety was created using safe conventional breeding...

Q & A on GM Wheat trial action

Standard Page | 25 July, 2011 at 16:42

Greenpeace activists stopped a genetically modified (GM) wheat experiment outside Canberra on the 14th July 2011. The following FAQs explain why Greenpeace removed the controversial GM wheat crop.

Greenpeace calls on CSIRO to come clean on commercial relationships

Press release | 15 July, 2011 at 16:09

Friday 15 July 2011, Sydney: Greenpeace is once again calling on CSIRO to publicly reveal the corporate relationships behind the GM wheat trials.

Greenpeace offices raided by Federal Police

Press release | 21 July, 2011 at 16:15

Thursday 21 July 2001: At just before 12 noon today, the Australian Federal Police raided and locked down Greenpeace's Sydney headquarters. The raid came after activists last week removed a genetically modified wheat experiment from a site near...

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