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Poll-watch: do they mean anything when no one is paying attention?

Yesterday, Tigtog discussed polls which showed that there had been little movement since the election. Today’s Newspoll might or might not be an exception to that trend, showing Labor with a record primary low of 33% and a two party […]

Gums, birds, bugs, die-back and fire regimes

Gums, birds, bugs, die-back and fire regimes

Listening to the lovely sound of the bell miner, who could have thought that it could devastate our eucalypt forests? By itself it can’t, of course. All it does is eat honey. But it is particularly fond of a sugary […]