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Mistreatment of sheep: what would Mort think?

Thomas Sutcliffe MORT statue

ANYONE WHO SAW the video of conditions on board the death ship carrying Australian sheep to be slaughtered would have been horrified. It was just one of many Australian ships on which sheep have suffered and there will be many more unless the government bans the trade of live animals. What

Dancing with ‘Roos

dancing roos

The ACT parks department is shedding blood in our regional backyard at Googong reserve and in Canberra parks – killing “protected” wildlife for the ninth year in a row. In the following story, our south-coast correspondent provides a timely reminder that many Australian citizens here and on the coast take

Reflecting on the treasures of the Deua and gold mining

Stuart Whitelaw artist

FLOWING THROUGH wilderness and national park, the Deua River (which later becomes the Moruya River) provides our coastal communities with water for households and farming as well as a pristine environment for native animals and birds such as the platypus and the azure kingfisher. This environment has been captured in Stuart

Dreamtime: Then, Now and Forever

CHERYL DAVISON, an Aboriginal woman from the Yuin tribe, displayed her natural gift for story telling at a recent friendly gathering in the Tilba hall, where she captivated her audience with Dreamtime stories illustrated with screen projections of some of her beautiful art work. Cheryl’s Mum (pictured here with Cheryl) gave

HuntFest blights South Coast

hunfest-blights-south-coas

THE MANY TOURISTS who holiday, or own property, in Eurobodalla Shire are entitled to know the latest on the HuntFest saga. This annual event has grown from a photographic competition and explanation / justification of animal killing in 2013 to its present, far more dangerous form. The original event licence, providing

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