Vic Jurskis

Saving our forests and controlling our climate

12 September 2021 6:49 pm

I’m all for saving forests. Unlike the climate change enthusiasts, I learnt how to do it by working as a…

Every industry has its own safety responsibilities, so why the fuss over jabs?

12 August 2021 7:08 pm

My kids’ grandparents all had small scars on their upper arms from compulsory vaccinations. They were delighted to receive them…

Our ABC, Aborigines, bushfires, climate change, koalas and rainforest

11 July 2021 5:04 pm

After CSIRO published my Ecological History of the Koala in Wildlife Research, the ABC made a rare mistake. Fran Kelly interviewed…

Don’t burn the budget. Bring back the firesticks

26 June 2021 5:17 pm

New South Wales Treasurer Dominic Perrottet has announced the latest fix for our bushfire problems. Unsurprisingly it involves big spending.…

Of droughts and fires and floods

24 March 2021 7:14 pm

We all know Dorothea Mackellar’s famous words. More recently, Tim Flannery has told us our dams would never fill again…

No, a great koala national park won’t help koalas

4 February 2021 8:16 pm

The only accurate information in Newcastle University’s newly touted “independent assessment” of koala conservation is the disclaimer: “no responsibility or liability for any information,…

Now the Nats are choosing cute 'n' cuddly with koalas over facts

12 January 2021 2:49 pm

New South Wales Deputy Premier John Barilaro has ‘kissed and made up’ with Environment Minister Matt ‘Green’ Kean after taking time…

Real Climate Science

6 December 2020 1:50 pm

According to Tim Flannery’s Climate Council, Aborigines ate the megafauna, so highly flammable scrub grew up and they had to…

The great koala capers continue

24 November 2020 8:31 pm

Multinational green corporations such as World Wildlife Fund are taking millions of dollars from well-meaning and naive people concerned about the welfare of…

There’s no koala crisis in NSW, just the Liberal left’s shameful shopping for soft green votes

10 September 2020 3:01 pm

Our Black Summer proved two things beyond doubt: The unprecedented fires were a consequence of the unprecedented accumulation of explosive…

The Bushfires Royal Commission: saving reputations, not lives and property

1 September 2020 7:14 pm

The Interim Observations of the Bushfires Royal Commission are extremely disturbing. Not because they reveal any frightening facts about climate…

The great koala scam

8 August 2020 6:07 pm

Europeans learnt of koalas a decade after they arrived. John Price was shown some dung by a convict who’d lived…

Memo MPs: how have you forgotten 60,000 years of bushfire prevention?

22 November 2019 1:00 pm

The current weather and wildfire situation is neither unprecedented nor unexpected. These latest holocausts are a direct consequence of the…