Breaking the Backbone of Australia

Since the days of the gold rush and the wool boom, Australia has always relied heavily on its great primary industries – mining, farming, forestry and fishing and their supporting transport, energy and processing industries.

Backbone of Australia
BACKBONE OF AUSTRALIA – Image Source Credit: https://principia-australia.org/how-to-break-the-backbone-of-australia/

First was the export of hides and tallow, wool and timber. Then came the great discoveries of gold, coal, copper and silver-lead-zinc, followed by exports of wheat, butter, meat and cotton.

Luckily the effects of droughts in the rural sector were often moderated by booms or new discoveries in minerals.

Today government royalties and taxes on our massive exports of coal, gas, iron ore, nickel, copper, silver-lead-zinc, aluminium and uranium have become the main-stays of the tax-consuming and ever-growing state and federal bureaucracies.

These back-bone industries, directly or indirectly, have always paid the wages of most of the workers of Australia.

The Backbone of Australian Industry

Every one of these primary industries must have three things –

  1. secure access to resource-rich land;
  2. reliable low-cost energy for production, extraction, processing and transport;
    and
  3. reliable water supply.

These are the three things most threatened by today’s Chicken Littles.

Every day, vested interests, toxic environmentalists and green alarmists (often foreign-funded or tax-exempted) are using every worry they can discover or invent to break the backbone of Australia – global warming, species extinction, pollution, UN dictates, and land rights for everyone except those currently making productive use of the land.

They favour pest-ridden scrubs of woody weeds over productive grasslands and encourage farm invasions by vegan militants and media stirrers.

They prevent construction of new water conservation dams and weirs, insist in letting more stored “environmental” water flow back to the sea, and then spend billions on desalination plants to get that water back from the sea.

They close-the-gate to explorers, use death-by-delay to stop projects they disapprove of, throttle foresters and fishermen with ever increasing no-go zones, while sacred serpents or the “just three mines” policy smothers every uranium deposit discovered.

They re-define natural gases as “pollution” to be taxed, and now are driving whole industries offshore by forcing reckless conversion to high-cost, unpredictable intermittent green energy.

While politicians babble about dream-time electric cars, our huge transport fleet relies on imports of petrol and diesel refined overseas – Australia now has under 30 days of petrol and diesel supplies here.

As jobs disappear or migrate, welfare booms, and national bankruptcy beckons.

Australia is a poorly defended storehouse of under-utilised resources beside the teeming millions of Asia. Our un-appreciated assets include:

  • aluminium, nickel and cobalt in laterites from Greenvale to Cape York, to Mitchell Plateau, to Kalgoorlie;
  • rutile, zircon, ilmenite, monazite, silica sand and rare earths in coastal sands from Bathurst Island to Bunbury, in the Murray Basin and along the Sunshine Coast;
  • oil shales from Julia Creek to Gladstone to Mt Coolon and in most other states (not one shale deposit in Australia has yet been tested by fracking);
  • un-tested off-shore resources of oil, gas and methane hydrates in sediments on our vast continental shelf;
  • massive coal deposits in the Galilee, Surat, Bowen, Laura and Sydney Basins (all under green sabotage);
  • uranium deposits from Coronation Hill in NT, to South Australia and in the Harvey Range in Queensland;
  • vast fresh-water resources that regularly flood from coastal hills into the seas from the Gulf of Carpentaria to the Northern Rivers of NSW and down the Murray-Darling Rivers;
  • huge resources of free-range protein in mobs of wild rabbits, pigs, kangaroos and camels;
  • a wide continental shelf of marine life for harvesting or marine farm development.
  • Today, our Asian neighbours come as tourists and diligent observers to marvel at the backbone resources we have sterilised or neglected.

What will they come as tomorrow?

Further Reading:

European oil traders ship petrol 25,000 kilometres to Australia:
https://www.smh.com.au/business/markets/odd-european-oil-traders-ship-petrol-25-000-kilometres-to-australia-20190405-p51b3i.html

Australia at risk with fuel stockpile:
https://thenewdaily.com.au/news/national/2019/01/08/australia-fuel-stockpile-risks/

The Electric Cars Problem:
https://www.spectator.com.au/2019/04/the-unmentionable-problem-with-labors-electric-car-plan/

Toxic Environmentalism predicted long ago:
https://www.mannwest.com/croesus-wine-cellar/

This Destructive Green Fantasy
https://nofrakkingconsensus.com/2019/04/10/widespread-destructive-fantasy-is-a-tantalizing-shade-of-green/

For more articles on related topics see also:
https://saltbushclub.com/w4pl/post-list-summary/

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They re-define natural gases as “pollution” to be taxed, and now are driving whole industries offshore by forcing reckless conversion to high-cost, unpredictable intermittent green energy.

This statement has 2 parts – unfortunately they are both wrong

CO2 emitted by burning fossil fuels is unnatural -nature had them safely buried away

Then there is the old chestnut The low cost of sensible renewals has seen many generators swear off building any more Coal Generators

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Sunrise ch 7 just had a banner re Mr Israel Falou…’keep your moronic views to yourself’. I say: try doing that to an islamic on national television and all hell would break loose. They’d declare jihad. Why then, do the b****ds get away with such offensive remarks about Christianity. Different standards for different religions – one being my own – in my own country.

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Another excellent article by Viv Forbes. if only our current Government would take notice of these actual REAL FACTS and use them in their election campaign, because we can all be sure, the ALP/Green loonies won’t.

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Onya, Viv. Welcome to the new format!

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Don’t know whether it’s true. I heard that following Israel Folau’s comments, suicide prevention hotlines are putting on extra phone operators to deal with the expected huge increase in calls from suicidal, sexually confused pre-pubescent rugby fans. Hundreds of window-dressers, rugby players and QANTAS flight attendants have volunteered their services.

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Good article Viv…..spot on.

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If a vegetarian is someone who eats mainly vegetables, what is a humanitarian?

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What have you got to do to get some real news?
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Sometimes ya just gotta laugh at how serious some of the media take themselves .. reading all the uproar that Israel Folau has caused by having an honest, and correct, opinion not appreciated by the “Union” hierarchy I came across this description for him from the “Mail Online” .. “CHRISTIAN EXTREMIST” .. yes folk to go with all the usual brand of extremists the media has added “Christians” .. suppose it was only a matter of time ..!

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Amongst all the doom, gloom and religious fervour in this morning’s media, a JEWEL outshines them all ……… https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6911211/Elderly-woman-95-gifts-two-year-old-boy-born-without-eyes-39-000-cheque.html

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Old Viv has done it again a convoluted essay as always padded with rose colored glasses, faulty conclusions and unsubstantiated bile, a lack of facts is still at its core
Viv opposes farmers right to their lands should a greedy miner want it – but he obscures this by blaming nearly everyone else
Could spend all day pulling the fallacies apart – but hay it’s only Viv not a climate scientist, not a great economist nor a good historian

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Showing my age here, but my primary school years were full of those now verrry old-fashioned flickering newsreel films – ‘Australia Rides on the Sheep’s Back’ et al. I can even remember being made to sit in front of sickening film footage of a whaling station in Moreton Bay. We had it all as Viv says – mining, forestry, farming, fishing; we had all the linked and supporting industries; we even had manufacturing…yes, boys and girls it was called ‘M-a-n-u-f-a-c-t-u-r-i-n-g’. There was a Labour party which backed the working class. And then down the slippery slope we went and the… Read more »

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Glad to see you back Viv. I was starting to think you might have abandoned PP under the new format. As usual your contribution is full of basic common sense and I see no light at the end of the tunnel with the May election approaching. Whoever wins will be Australia’s loss.

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One of the great ironies of our time is the name “The Greens”. Were they honest they would be “The Reds”, but honesty is not their forte. They are sly. Conniving. The young fervently believe “The Greens” are modern day heroes saving the planet .. never realizing their innocence is being cleverly used. The Greens are not saviours. Quite the opposite. They are in league with the ongoing assault of this world of the dark power that lived in the hearts of Marx and his comrades.

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And people will still Vote for that F…kwit Bill Shorten thinking they will get something for nothing, while he F…ks them over ,and the Greens and their teenage dooooo gooding fantasies, that they wont grow out of, and refuse to grow up and live in the Real World

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Israel condemns drunks, homosexuals, thieves, liars and fornicators and adulterers….Rugby Australia is so outraged, their NZ female boss it sacks him..declaring that Israel has violated Rugby’s values…hahahahaha..you couldnt make this shite up

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Only in Queensland – drought in the tropics…SE Queensland in flood one day…drought the next…as Queenslanders banned from using water….apparently there is also a lack of power….and clearly a complete lack of any commonsense….wonder how the ALP sanctioned movement for Abos to reclaim land from whites is going….

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VEGETARIAN: . . Ancient Tribal name for the Village Idiot who can’t Hunt, Fish or Light Fires

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looks like the turdburglars have won AGAIN where else would you be condemmed for telling the truth on poofters and lesbians and Izzy looks like doing big money the Rah rah boys don’t want him and Now the NRL have shut the gate on him, IMO the only winners here are the A F L because they,ve always referred to the both codes as Bum sniffers , turns out they Must be correct LOL.

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Well,,,,,woe is us I guess

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Rugby AU claims it has values….hahahahaha….these ‘values’ are the reason they have sacked one of their Christian players (for expressing his Christian beliefs – described by the Soros controlled Ch 9 as being a ‘troubled ‘ man)…..the jew run NRL have said the same Christian is now banned from NRL…who runs Rugby AU?…5 seconds….hint – NZ is run by freemasons and jews

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a current defamation saw inflammatory and emotional language used by the presiding judge…in NZ every judge is freemason or jewish…whats the situation in Australia…hmmm

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Brilliantly presented, but the inmates have already taken over the asylum. No other nation would be so grossly negligent, ignorant or arrogant.

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You have obviously put a lot of thought and work into this. Thanks Viv.

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