So long and thanks for all the fish
#auspol’s big purple blog has shut up shop again. Enjoy browsing our archives.
nb some internal links are still original ie have not been updated to reflect the archive URL http://larvatusprodeo.ozblogistan.com.au/ – manually editing the links yourself may help you find what you are looking for
By Brian on November 12, 2013
Over the last few days we’ve received a stream of information and images about cyclone* Haiyan which devastated central Philippines, especially the city of Tacloban. Zoe Daniels compiled a graphic report for the 7.30 Report program last night. She mentions […]
By Brian on November 11, 2013
As you know I’m always up for a thread of doom, so when I heard talk of asteroid strikes happening more frequently than previously thought I decided to investigate. The story starts with an asteroid that exploded in the air […]
By Brian on October 22, 2013
Adam Bandt recently wrote an opinion piece in The Guardian suggesting a link between the NSW fires and climate change, then suggesting that the Abbott Government’s action, or lack of it, on climate change has real implications for loss of […]
By Mark Bahnisch on September 20, 2013
I’ve just seen a truly tragic story about the death of an Adjunct Professor at Dusquene University in the United States, Mary Margaret Vojtko. Vojtko, 83, was a well loved Instructor in French who was suffering from cancer, and had never […]
By Cat Herding Cabal on September 10, 2013
A thread set aside for dooming and glooming over various announcements from our government-elect.
By Brian on September 7, 2013
The rusted on LNP voters, and the incredibly gullible swinging voters, that is.
The all-knowing ABC election computer has spoken. Seats won, LNP 77, ALP 50, Greens 0, Other 2. Time to press “publish” on this post, which of course I wrote yesterday.
By Cat Herding Cabal on August 12, 2013
Askimet is having a little hissy fit. Where possible Mods will fish you out as quickly as possible. Lets just hope the cricket stays boring. 🙂 Akismet has detected a problem. Some comments have not yet been checked for spam […]
Posted in Disasters
By Brian on May 23, 2013
The Courier Mail had quite a good piece. If you want pics the BBC has a gallery or enter Oklahoma tornado at Google images. There are some videos collected here. The Courier Mail has a large photo gallery. Climate Progress […]
By Mark Bahnisch on March 28, 2013
I’m one of the speakers at an Eidos Institute Conference in Brisbane at the State Library of Queensland next Thursday 4 April. It’s a very topical theme, and I think promises some very interesting and stimulating interchange. I plan to […]
By Mark Bahnisch on January 25, 2012
Queensland Premier Anna Bligh has just announced that the state election, originally intended to be held on March 3, will now be held on March 24. Local Council elections, scheduled for March 31, will be delayed until April or May. […]
By Paul Norton on January 23, 2012
I have previously posted about the potential pitfalls of framing the fire hazard reduction task in Australian landscapes in terms of simple numerical targets, which I characterised as a Big Dumb Number approach. Nonetheless, the Victorian Bushfire Royal Commission decided […]