Turn Down The Heat:

February 19, 2014

Dr Damien Lockie, Director of Clean Energy Research, Institute for Law, Government and Policy, reports on the observed changes in the climate system and impacts on atmosphere, ocean and sea levels, the cryosphere and projections for the future.  Click the link below to view the PowerPoint slides.

Turn Down the Heat – The State of the Climate and Australia


False Carbon Tax Claim Sees Fitness Club Pay ACCC’s First Infringement Fine

September 22, 2012

GFC Berwick, trading as Genesis Fitness Club, has paid an infringement notice in the amount of $6,600 to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) after a letter promoting a ‘rate freeze’ was sent to over 2000 members in April 2012.

The letter offered members a range of contract extensions at current or reduced membership rates and outlined that by taking up the offer, members could avoid a fee increase of nine to fifteen per cent due to the carbon price.

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