The recent changes will mean some less extreme outcomes in terms of revenue allocation and its effects but will still entail economic efficiency distortions in relation to incentives of State and Territory governments.
Time for the federal government and the states to get serious about real science on the reef. The reef will never be well enough for the Greens. For them it... is on a perpetual death row. https://www.theaustralian.com.au/commentary/great-barrier-reef-snorkel-diplomacy-sways-unesco/news-story/defa2e136e4cf880d15ae6b7a2fac2a1
At least we have a minister that acknowledges the problem, which unfortunately has become institutionalised and metastasised. ... https://www.theaustralian.com.au/inquirer/lessons-in-failure-on-education-need-to-be-learnt/news-story/caf28295dab28deffb81758a65411997
Peter Ridd is a physicist and expert on the Great Barrier Reef who was sacked by James Cook University for questioning the professionalism of some of the work produced by other academics at the university. Reef Heresy explores some of those issues, laying out the scientific facts.