Bob Brown

Bob Brown steps down as Sea Shepherd chairman

Bob Brown.

Former Australian Greens leader has stood down as chairman of anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd.

Bob Brown refused entry to Rwanda

Bob Brown

Kristian Silva Former federal Greens leader Bob Brown has been banned from entering Rwanda, after the African nation's government cited 'contradictory messages' in his visa application.

Bob Brown to lead Sea Shepherd

Bob Brown

Andrew Darby The former Greens leader will be at the helm of this season's Antarctic campaign against Japanese whalers.

Bob Brown lauds next generation

Andrew Darby Bob Brown has underscored his shift from Greens leader to environmental father-figure with the awarding of a series of eponymous prizes to young leaders in the movement.

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Bob Brown: what I really think of Rudd

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Lacking maturity and experience: Greens Leader Bob Brown's candid assessment of Kevin Rudd.

Bob Brown: what I really think of Rudd

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Lacking maturity and experience: Green's leader Bob Brown's verdict on the PM.

Bob Brown declares a 'Greenslide'

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Bob Brown, the leader of the Greens, declares a 'Greenslide' at the federal election, after they won around 12 per cent of the primary vote.

Bob Brown: war strategy wrong

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Greens leader Bob Brown explains why he thinks the allies Afghanistan strategy is wrong.

A life in fiction; how the publishing industry is faring

Twin peaks: Gabrielle Lord says she is blessed writing YA novels and crime books.

Sonia Harford With the GFC, tighter advances and that pesky e-publishing issue it's not all lazy days and easy living for authors or their publishers reports Sonia Harford.

Saving the environment through the back door

Clive Palmer

, The eventual repeal of the carbon tax on Thursday, after the delay and confusion caused by Clive Palmer and his senators, was a badly needed win for the government.

UNESCO rejects 'feeble' Abbott government bid to wind back protection of Tasmanian forests

Members of the Tasmanian Aboriginal community looking over forests in the Florentine Valley in southern Tasmania.

Andrew Darby World Heritage Committee took just seven minutes to summarily dismiss the Abbott government's bid to wind back protection from Tasmanian forests.

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Undercover: news from the book world

Susan Wyndham Dinkus

Susan Wyndham News and views on books, writers and publishing.

Activitists on tail of fleeing Japanese whaling ship

MINKES AWAIT PROCESSING ON JAPANESE FACTORY SHIP NISSHIN MARU.

Andrew Darby Activist ships were clinging grimly to the wake of the Japanese factory ship, Nisshin Maru, after it was caught butchering minke whales in the Antarctic.

Sea Shepherd 'vindicated' after court upholds whaling ban

Three dead minke whales lie on the deck of the Japanese whaling vessel Nisshin Maru.

Jessica Wright Activists celebrate success of decade-long, anti-whaling campaign.

The rise and fall of Julia Gillard

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Peter Hartcher In the fourth part of a five-part investigation, Peter Harcher reveals that factors that led to the downfall of Australia's first female prime minister,

Brown urges slaughter ban

Horrified reactions to an ABC TV report on the brutal slaughter of Australian sheep in Pakistan have prompted the Greens, veterinarians and animal rights groups to renew calls to ban live exports.

Visit cancelled as Rwanda bans Brown

Terrified: Bob Brown.

Kristian Silva and Benjamin Millar Former federal Greens leader Bob Brown has been banned from entering Rwanda after the African nation's government cited ''contradictory messages'' in his visa application.

Historic conservation deal offers peace for Tasmania

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Andrew Darby Federal and Tasmanian governments swing in behind state's landmark forests peace deal.

Anti-whaling skipper poses problem over arrest notice

December 2, 2012
Captain Paul Watson rejoins the SSS Steve Irwin to command the 
Sea Shepherd fleet during Operation Zero Tolerance

Andrew Darby A DIPLOMATIC headache is developing for the federal government as ground is laid for the wanted Sea Shepherd leader, Paul Watson, to come ashore in Australia.