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Jackson Gothe-Snape


Canberra, ACT, Australia

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Past articles by Jackson:

Big companies face new investigation over climate risks as pressure on directors mounts

The corporate watchdog launches a surveillance program to ensure Australia's biggest companies are dealing with the risks of climate change. → Read More

NBN fibre alternative hits hurdle over community legal fears

Residents in Wamboin, near Canberra, fear a plan to replace their NBN satellite connections with high-speed fibre in a NSW Government-backed, community-led project might never be realised. → Read More

Canberra's mountain biking reputation going downhill, but can super-trails revive it?

A decade ago Canberra hosted the World Mountain Bike Championships on tracks considered the standard and the best. But the quality of the city's trails has gone downhill, and many within the sport say millions of dollars needs to be spent to keep up. → Read More

Freak find buried in old book helps unlock missing piece of Indigenous language puzzle

Researchers from five Indigenous language groups have spent days scouring 19th-century archives for traces of lost words, as a new study suggests more than half of all living languages worldwide are endangered. → Read More

Blaring TV, busy office or leaf blower: Delivery drone noise found to be 'quite noticeable'

The first milestone in the Federal Government's review of drone noise vindicates community complaints that the unmanned delivery vehicles are loud and obtrusive. → Read More

Rich migrants pay $5m to move to Australia. But is that a good deal?

The Government announces a review into Australia's controversial investor visas, prompting a debate about whether the country is getting a fair deal for the pathway to permanent residency. → Read More

Taxpayers slugged $63k for ministers' flights after Liberal spill

After resigning in the lead-up to the Liberal spill, top ministers spent thousands to get them to and from swearing-in ceremonies the following week.. → Read More

Australia's space agency wants to create 20,000 jobs — including lawyers and submarine builders

Helping to broadcast the moon landing remains the zenith of Australia's work in space, but Scott Morrison says the new space agency is being noticed by the international community. → Read More

Permanent migrant intake set for another cut under Coalition, experts say

New programs many not attract as many migrants as set out in planning levels, making it even harder for regional businesses. → Read More

Defence wants to roll out military tech in Antarctica despite Treaty ban on military activity

The Antarctic Treaty bans military activity but the Defence Department is looking at implementing technology with both civil and military uses. → Read More

'Jobs for drone pilots' promised, but new robot delivery company is light on local vacancies

A politician says the arrival of a Google-linked drone delivery company 'would create jobs for drone pilots', but others point to low wages bills, low numbers of job advertisements, and the disruptive effect of drones on courier services. → Read More

Are these tiny reactors the last chance for Australia to go nuclear?

What makes a small modular reactor different and why is everyone getting so worked up about nuclear power in Australia. → Read More

Parliament's most public display of love revealed alongside hints of its many secrets

Politicians have revealed their potential conflicts of interests for the new federal Parliament. Well, most of them. → Read More

Backpacker visa expansion 'definition of insanity' according to Victorian farm lobby

The latest proposal to expand the backpacker visa program to find more farm workers has been criticised by a group for whom it was designed. → Read More

Indians, Mexicans set for Aussie work under backpacker visa expansion plan

A new international video campaign calling Australia the best workplace in the world is part of an effort to attract farm workers. → Read More

'Australia would be alarmed': Concern over Chinese plan for Antarctic

China wants a greater role in organising the scientific goings-on at at one of Earth's most remote locations, but there's at least one hurdle. → Read More

Google-linked drone delivery service accused of profit shifting during world-first Australian trial

The company claimed it will generate millions in Australian revenue, but now it is being accused of shifting profits offshore. → Read More

Bridging visa 'blow out' means surging working migrant group now bigger than Hobart

The Department of Home Affairs says 229,000 people are in Australia on bridging visas and experts wonder what impact this new influx of workers is having on the country. → Read More

Parents brought to Australia on new visa risk deportation over online profile changes

Parents brought to Australia on a new reunion visa can be deported if they fail to tell the Government they changed their email addresses, user name or online profile. → Read More

Budget relying on overestimated population growth figures, leading expert says

The man who briefed state premiers and the Prime Minister about population planning believes the Government's own Budget figures overestimate population growth. → Read More