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Lisa Cox is a national political reporter covering breaking news and the environment. Most recently Lisa covered the ACT Legislative Assembly for The Canberra Times.
Lisa Cox Seismic testing to look for petroleum has begun in protected marine areas off the coast of Western Australia after permits were quietly granted by the Abbott government.
Creation of Tony Abbott-backed Lomborg 'consensus centre' has tarnished our reputations, say academics
Lisa Cox, James Massola and Paul McGeough Academics at the University of Western Australia have demanded its hierarchy explain how "sceptical environmentalist" Bjorn Lomborg was appointed as an adjunct professor for a new "consensus centre",...
Lisa Cox, Tom Arup The Abbott government has poured cold water on ambitious climate change targets recommended by the Climate Change Authority, saying they would put an undue burden on Australia.
Lisa Cox, Matthew Knott Leaked talking points reveal what really went on behind the scenes.
Lisa Cox, Tom Arup Australia has been urged to rapidly accelerate its cuts to greenhouse gases, with the independent Climate Change Authority recommending the Abbott government adopt an ambitious 30 per cent reduction...
Lisa Cox Australians who do not have children should not be forced to subsidise those who do according to liberal democratic Senator David Leyonhjelm, who says he will not support increased childcare rebates.
Lisa Cox Kevin Rudd's chances for the top job at the United Nations have been dealt a blow by experts, who say there is a stronger candidate who ticks all the right boxes.
Lisa Cox The chief executive of a charity responsible for controversial Anzac-branded merchandise that has been banned from sale has hit back at social media "snipers", saying the centenary commemorations of...
Lisa Cox At the height of their popularity they held the balance of power in the Senate and helped the Howard government pass the GST.
Lisa Cox The government has published the results of its ballot for passes to Anzac centenary commemorations at Gallipoli on April 25.
Lisa Cox Permits that would allow industry to look for petroleum in marine sanctuaries have been quietly granted by the Abbott government while it reviews 40 freshly minted new marine reserves.
Lisa Cox Federal court judge Michelle Gordon has been appointed to the High Court, and in an unusual twist will replace her husband Justice Kenneth Hayne who is retiring from the bench.
Lisa Cox Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce has described as a "pack of lies" a campaign video by animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals that attacks Australia's wool industry.
Lisa Cox Greens leader Christine Milne says her party could consider supporting a proposal to reduce the part pensions of wealthy retirees, but only if the government agrees to a broad review of retirement...
Lisa Cox Prime Minister Tony Abbott has conceded the ongoing deadlock over Australia's renewable energy target must end, but has indicated the Labor Party should shift further before a compromise can be...
Lisa Cox Three more financial giants have declared they will not finance coal projects in the Galilee Basin.
Lisa Cox The Abbott government's energy white paper is "wilfully deluded" for failing to put climate change at the centre of Australia's future energy policy, say climate groups.
Lisa Cox Labor says it is willing to significantly reduce Australia's renewable energy target to try to break more than 12 months of political deadlock that has frozen investment in Australia.
Lisa Cox Remaining state-owned electricity assets should be privatised to increase competition and lower power bills a federal government energy white paper recommends.
Lisa Cox The Abbott government will call for a more "productive" use of Australia's energy resources in its energy white paper, arguing for more competition to lower electricity prices.