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Thirsty foreigners soak up scarce water rights

Thirsty foreigners soak up scarce water rights | Australian Issues | Scoop.it
INTERNATIONAL investors are circling Australia's water market, looking to snap up hundreds of millions of dollars worth of our most precious national resource, with almost no government limit on how much they can buy.
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Can Australian's really afford an increase in water prices?

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Unheralded and unnecessary plans put coastal care at risk

Unheralded and unnecessary plans put coastal care at risk | Australian Issues | Scoop.it
A grab for control could leave beachgoers much worse off.
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It's good to see the Government taking action on this issue

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Goulburn option for Sydney's rubbish

Goulburn option for Sydney's rubbish | Australian Issues | Scoop.it
The private operator of the Woodlawn waste site near Goulburn is seeking to nearly treble the amount of Sydney's refuse it can handle as pressure mounts on the city's declining landfill capacity.
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Should the risk be taken in order to attempt to achieve improvement?

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Air quality in Sydney breaches safe levels 19 times

Air quality in Sydney breaches safe levels 19 times | Australian Issues | Scoop.it
Sydneysiders endured 37 days of high air pollution last year, with air quality breaching national standards on 19 days, says the NSW opposition.
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Terrible realisation into the truth about Sydney's current air quality state, the worst in Australia. 

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