20 Key Policy Points

Document put to the major parties during negotiations for the 2010 ‘hung parliament’ Election   (Resources and Energy) 1. Creation of a National Energy Grid facilitating:- resource development… Read more

Bradfield Scheme

The Bradfield Scheme was devised by Dr John Job Crew Bradfield (1867-1943), a Queensland born Civil Engineer who also designed the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Brisbane Story Bridge. The inland irrigation… Read more

Clean Energy Corridor

The Northern Australian Clean Energy Corridor proposal is a series of clean energy power generators to be connected by an AC transmission link from Mt Isa to Townsville – to join North West Queensland… Read more


Benefits of Ethanol On the health benefits of mandated ethanol content: A 1000 or more people are dying in Melbourne and Sydney that should not have to die. They die directly or indirectly as a result… Read more


Bob's letter to the inquiry into the use of 'fly-in, fly-out' (FIFO) workforce practices in regional Australia.   TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN In the past quarter-century, governments have failed to respond… Read more

Food Labelling

IMPORTED FOOD WARNING LABELS BILL 2013 OUTLINE The Bill mandates warning labels on all imported foods, which can harm health if not grown or processed under Australia’s health and hygiene standards. Read more

Migration Legislation

It is regretful that the only commonsense solution heard in Parliament is a minority of one – a policy of turning back the boats with, of course, fuel and food. This will remove all incentives for… Read more

Supermarket Duopoly

Reducing the oligopolistic market concentration that is gobbling up Australia’s food retailing industry was the number three priority on Bob’s 20-point list of policy demands to both major… Read more

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