Tag: mining

  • When Boom Becomes Distant Rumble

    When Boom Becomes Distant Rumble

    Since Resources Minister Martin Ferguson announced the end of the resources boom, there has been widespread speculation as to what this means for Australia’s future economic prospects. “It’s about time Tony Abbott stopped talking down Australia, both at home and internationally, and recognised how well placed we are. Like, you’ve got to understand the resources […]

  • Ice Cream, Politics, Gossip Girl: Wayne Swan vs. the Mining Industry or Dan vs. Serena

    Ice Cream, Politics, Gossip Girl: Wayne Swan vs. the Mining Industry or Dan vs. Serena

    Before I get into the latest column there’s a small matter I need to address. Since I started writing for Tharunka quite a few people have been coming up to me and saying “Hey Oz, great articles man/you are a genius/how can I be you/can I marry you?” which is great but these comments are […]

  • Gina Rinehart Eats Fairfax

    Gina Rinehart Eats Fairfax

    Gina Rinehart announced today her intention to acqure all remaining shares in Fairfax Ltd, giving her effective editorial control over the Sydney Morning Herald and the Financial Review. In a decision that surprised many media experts, but not several psychologists who’ve been tracking Rinehart for years, it was announced the Herald would immediately cease publishing […]