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Relentless shooting and cruelty

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Preparing to testify at a NSW enquiry into the welfare and health of the state's kangaroos, Diane Smith and Greg Keightley again experienced first-hand the barbaric impacts of the Australian commercial kangaroo industry for skins and petfood or, in parallel, just for wildlife destruction — supported by various rural landholders and

Aunty Ro speaks her pain at destruction of totem kangaroo

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INDIGENOUS EDUCATOR AND writer Aunty Ro Mudyn Godwin, in June testified to a NSW parliamentary committee hearing on the welfare and health of the state’s kangaroos. Status quo welfare: very bad. She spoke of the personal  impact and social cost of the state’s and indeed Australia’s, wholesale destruction of the national emblem, which

Region rep Barilaro ups attack on free speech

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ABC MEDIA WATCH dissects, in the link below, the recent arrest of a producer for YouTube satirist Jordan Shanks, ‘Friendlyjordies’. The alleged crime is ‘stalking’  in regard to approaching member for Monaro John Barilaro multiple times with uncomfortable or cheeky questions. Barilaro has been at the receiving end of a barrage of

EV’s: choice and affordability? A local dealer shows how

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In the second of his series on electric vehicles, Graham Franklin-Browne gives the Bulletin readership an exciting glimpse of what possibilities on the pre-owned market. Read on. HAVE YOU EVER wondered how you might get your backside into the driver’s seat of a reasonably priced electric vehicle? Around the world the EV

Commonwealth protects Platypus, Koala, Swift Parrot, Greater Glider habitat

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HUMANE SOCIETY INTERNATIONAL (HSI) has congratulated the federal government for a positive move this Christmas season as Federal Environment Minister Sussan Ley announced new habitat protections. The listing of River-flat eucalypt forest on coastal floodplains of southern New South Wales and eastern Victoria as a Critically Endangered Ecological Community sees more than 20,000 highly

Electric vehicle budget impost, it’s a myth!

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The Electric Vehicle Council has a new report that shows worries about electric vehicles and fuel excise tax avoidance are a furphy that masks hidden benefits to the Australian economy from switching to electric vehicles — if only Australian governments supported the move by lowering other taxes on electric. Read

Here‘s a bit of a chuckle to keep you going …

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starting with the Qantas Airlines Repair Division AFTER EVERY FLIGHT, Qantas pilots fill out a form, called a ‘Gripe Sheet’ which tells mechanics about problems with the aircraft. The mechanics correct the problems; document their repairs on the form, and then pilots review the Gripe Sheets before the next flight. Never let

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