Money has to be weighed against the loss of innumerable …

Comment on Gas, fracking: potential benefits to Aborigines enormous by Peter Dixon.

Money has to be weighed against the loss of innumerable amenities. “Benefites” will be illusory.

Recent Comments by Peter Dixon

Rolfe bail application under exclusion of the public
Very very apposite comments about the Police Union’s reaction. Nobody, especially police, is above the law. The charges must have been laid on the evidence.

Grog stats: No independent review
Good points, Vicki Gillick.

‘Cheating wife’ tracker could have found alleged Darwin killer
The problem with all of this that they did not know who they were meant to be tracking.

Australia Day: Alice’s role in it
Call it self-flagellation if you must, but for many of us we cannot celebrate on this date.
If you read the details of what actually happened in 1788 anyway it was not the most significant.

NT a ‘failed state’? Too harsh, said Perron … a year ago
Here is the heart of it: “We were, and still are, a narrow volatile economy reliant on Federal fiscal policy to fund infrastructure and defence within the boom / bust of private mining projects that materialize every decade or so.”

Be Sociable, Share!

A new way to support our journalism

We do not have a paywall. If you support our independent journalism you can make a financial contribution by clicking the red button below. This will help us cover expenses and sustain the news service we’ve been providing since 1994, in a locally owned and operated medium.

Erwin Chlanda, Editor