Pollies refuse to help ease the drought crisis
There are some occasions when we are mystified by political decision-making, and others where we are dumbfounded by the stupidity. The latest political ineptitude falls into the latter category.
There was a scholar of the law who stood up to test him and said, ‘‘Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?’’
Member for Murray Austin Evans advocates working ‘‘behind the scenes’’ to achieve political success, rather than public advocacy.
Dry times have been sorely testing communities and the environment in the northern Murray-Darling Basin for a long time.
In 1715, the curators of a museum in the Netherlands decided to move the Dutch artist Rembrandt’s masterpiece The Night Watch to another location.
It’s school holidays, and we’re sure many parents have heard these words muttered — ‘‘there’s nothing to do’’ or ‘‘I’m bored’’ — at least once already.
In many movies today there appears to be a new tendency to emphasise the weaknesses and failings of the heroes and main characters in the story.
Fear is one of the most awful feelings and can sometimes be so debilitating that it can bring our life to a halt and stop us from living normally.
Please allow me to take this opportunity to celebrate Friday evening’s Business Excellence Awards.
In 2011 respected Wakool food producer and national industry
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