HuntFest: undemocratic Eurobodalla history THE EUROBODALLA SHIRE Council has ignored or trivialised community attitudes towards the leasing of land in the heart of Narooma to the local Shooters Club for the purpose of a HuntFest. There was very little initial publicity and people who were alarmed by the decision in 2012 to
[Ed note: The Bulletin is interested in why the Shooters and Fishers and Farmers Party have fielded a candidate in Monaro. Is every rural/regional voter considered a natural fit for these two parties? Are the Nationals going soft and giving in to the city? How many races are the Shooters contesting?
Comment on "Kangaroo killing for farmers: Counterpoint" AS AN INDIGENOUS Woman, an Initiated Teacher I’m sickened and appalled at the level of unsustainable farming fuelled by greedy Colonialism engulfing Country. Farming is a gift not a right and we Indigenous People farmed for thousands of years co-existing with The Dreaming of Country
Tail wags the policy dog on environment THE “DERANGED CIRCUS of wreckers” and climate change deniers in federal politics described by the Guardian’s Katherine Murphy after Turnbull was booted out, and the reactionary wreckers of native species and ecosystems that we endure in NSW from the National Party and their Liberal
DEPUTY PREMIER JOHN Barilaro should stand up for rural taxi drivers ahead of a roll-out of ridesharing services across rural New South Wales. When Uber was introduced in the city it decimated the taxi industry because the NSW Government didn’t offer enough support for taxi drivers until it was too late. Unless
WHAT IS IT with killing kangaroos to pay for the misfortunes of Australian graziers and croppers? My colleague suggests it is a control thing, as in ‘can’t control the weather and drought but can control something larger and more visible than weeds’. That something, being a native grazer, has the impertinence
IN ANOTHER POLICY backflip, the NSW Liberal-National government is tossing $500,000 of public funding towards a major greyhound racing event dubbed the ‘Million Dollar Chase’. While political backflips by the NSW government have become commonplace in the run up to the March 2019 state election, this latest announcement is surely among
THE ACT GOVERNMENT has claimed that it has killed 3,200 kangaroos across ACT reserves in one of its largest annual kangaroo massacres ever. Opponents of the slaughter claim the government is lying – again. Spokesperson for the Animal Protectors Alliance, Robyn Soxsmith explains. “It would be nice to think Canberra was