Comment by Robin Tennant-Wood. ON 8 FEBRUARY 2008 I sat on the grassy slope in front of Parliament House along with thousands of other Australians, black and white, and witnessed on the huge screen Prime Minister Rudd making the formal apology on behalf of all of us to the Stolen Generation. It
Plus newly elected: mayor and his deputy Braidwood focus dissected. Images: QPRC facebook. The newly elected QPRC met for the first time in Queanbeyan on 20 September to elect a mayor and deputy mayor. In front of a packed public gallery, Tim Overall and Trevor Hicks were elected to those positions respectively by
I was recently in a Canberra supermarket with a friend, when I paused by a display of coloured boxes. “Oh, you can’t buy those,” my friend announced. “Coffee pods. Think of the waste.” “Really?” I replied, and looked pointedly at my friend’s shopping trolley. Every single item was packaged in plastic. Everything.
Robin Tennant-Wood interviews Deborah O’Brien author of The Rarest Thing An article about mountain pygmy possums was the inspiration behind Deborah O’Brien’s latest novel, The Rarest Thing. Following a successful signing of her new book at Miss Ruby's Bookshop on 26 November, Deborah spoke to me about the novel, pygmy possums and
Robin Tennant-Wood talks to Jerrabomberra’s Bryce Wilson who has announced as the Labor candidate for Monaro – about schools, health, transport, amalgamation and keeping faith with the electorate The next state election is still two and a half years away, but newly preselected Country Labor candidate, Bryce Wilson, has hit the
Robin Tennant-Wood asks: What’s the legal situation? In late September the Braidwood district has been hit by a spate of vandalism. A number of letterboxes in Ryrie St were destroyed in one night, followed shortly by the exterior of the BCS gym being splashed with paint. Both these incidents incur, if the