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Jill McLeod- Faulty towers (err) communication

The following stories come from my own casebook but are echoed frequently around Braidwood town and district. [Ed note: familiar territory elsewhere in Palerang too]. The ability to communicate with other human beings plays a critical role in our lives. Erin Gilliam from the Department of Biological Sciences, North Dakota State

We just took on the world!

We're back from a tour of five countries in which we met many international banks, and made contact with First Nations people fighting similar fights to our own. It's been three months since the Wangan and Jagalingou launched our campaign to stop Adani from devastating our ancestral lands with their Carmichael

Divestment statement | By Warwick Cathro

June 16th 2015 Organisations such as have sprung up because of failures by governments to take sufficiently strong or urgent action on climate change.  A key strategy of has been to advocate fossil fuel divestment.  We are encouraging governments, superannuation funds, companies, foundations, religious groups, non-profit organisations and individuals to eliminate

Climate of the ego | By Callum Golding

What really is climate change if not a reflection of our grandiloquent ego? Day by day, year by year we destroy our one viable, habitable planet. What possibly could be the reason for such absurdity? Certainly the decisions we make in this moment are what effectively create our tomorrow, so

Callum Golding- Golden goose

"A fool who persists in folly will become wise" -William Blake Callum Golding has an eclectic area of interest. Flowing between philosophy, activism and esoteric meandering. His pieces can be read here or the below website. Other articles ADHD Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is the label used today for a child or adult whose behaviour generally

To amalgamate or not?

And let’s think creatively about economic development Public meetings were held at the end of May in Braidwood and Bungendore regarding the state government’s Fit for the Future review of the long-term viability of councils.   Under this program, Palerang and Queanbeyan had been earmarked for a possible amalgamation.   Local government amalgamations are, of

A cautionary tale of infrastructure and fish

Cheap and nasty bad investment Having lived in the Braidwood area for 25 years I have been aware of the successes gained by and the failures besetting the local council during the reigns of both Tallaganda and Palerang. Perhaps no failure has been as obvious as the cheap, nasty and poorly