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.

Bob Brown: war strategy wrong

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

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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.

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,

John Butler takes protest to BHP HQ

John Butler at BHP-Billiton protest.

Deborah Gough Mining giant BHP Billiton was described as "relative good guy" and investment bankers were "radical greenies" at a protest this morning featuring iconic musician John Butler.

Thousands gather for Kimberley concert

John Butler performs at Federation Square.

Kristian Silva ABOUT 6000 people filled Federation Square tonight for the Save the Kimberley concert.

Ross Peake

Uncertain times as mystery man takes his seat

Ross Peake

Ross Peake The crisis over the speakership plunges the Gillard government into another period of uncertainty.

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.