Joan Lethlean

The result of a remarkable three-year-long investigation that took award-winning journalist and documentary filmmaker Marie- Monique Robin across four continents (North and South America, Europe, and Asia), The World According to Monsanto tells the little- known yet shocking story of this agribusiness giant – the world’s leading producer of GMOs (genetically modified organisms) – and how its new “green” face is no less malign than its PCB and Agent Orange–soaked past. [click to continue…]

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The national parks where Ranger Jo Lockwood works, on the edge of the NSW outback, are untamed stretches of dry forest cut through with wild rivers. She’s often alone, and she likes it that way until she discovers the body of a man, brutally murdered, in a vandalised campground.

Detective Senior Sergeant Nick Matheson knows organised crime and gang violence from the inside out. He s so good at undercover work that his colleagues aren’t sure which side he’s really on. His posting to Strathnairn is supposed to be a return to normal duties, but the murder victim in the campground is only the first of Jo’s discoveries. [click to continue…]

In 1859, Queensland formally separated from New South Wales and became an independent colony.  Since then it has grown into a dynamic state renowned for its extraordinary, diverse landscapes, wealth of intellectual and physical resources and a population that appreciates its unique lifestyle.  [click to continue…]