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Look what we did on Friday!

On Friday, thousands of solar and renewable energy workers, solar owners and supporters rallied at Cabinet Ministers’ offices across the nation, in an unprecedented show of support for the Renewable Energy Target.
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The Dire Need for Love

Today, I decided to kick back and relax and let someone else do the talking.

One of my favourite psychologists is Dr. Albert Ellis.  He founded Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy. 45 more words


Reply 6: Janet Rice, Senator for Victoria, 3 October 2014

This is a slightly different style of letter, written by a staffer from Janet Rice’s office. It’s a good letter, too.

As you would expect from a Greens Senator, it strongly supports the Renewable Energy Target. 89 more words


Reply 5: Ian Macfarlane, Minister for Industry, 25 September 2014

Ian Macfarlane has done that weird politician thing of crossing out my typed surname, and hand-writing my first name beside it. Perhaps it’s intended to make the letter seem more personal and friendly. 303 more words


Reply 4: Ricky Muir, Senator for Victoria, 17 September 2014

Ricky Muir is, of course, one of the senators from a minority party who was catapulted into office through Australia’s somewhat unpredictable preferential voting system for the Senate. 169 more words


Reply 3: Mark Butler, Shadow Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Water, 17 September 2014

Mark Butler does not hold back.

This is the letter-equivalent of the ‘attack ad’ you see on TV leading up to an election.B utler comes out swinging in support of the Renewable Energy Target. 125 more words


Reply 2: Bridget McKenzie, Senator for Victoria, undated

This letter starts off well. McKenzie writes how a “diverse energy mix’ and the RET has “to date enabled significant new renewable electricity generation to be installed” and, quite reasonably, says that the RET is required under legislation to be reviewed every two years. 76 more words