REMINISCENT OF THE ALBATROSS in Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s (1798) The Rime of the ancient Mariner, the burden of the EDE’s contract implosion will be difficult to shake. This failure will push posterity’s ratepayers’ burden well beyond the $86m, now projected, considerably beyond $50m originally “sold”. Adding to embarrassment is the fact, now
THIS YEAR THE ACT government intends to cull more kangaroos than ever before. Previously the ACT government would have softened the community up with propaganda and misinformation, but not this time. The shock and awe will start immediately! The same old, unconvincing, excuses are trotted out, as if the general public’s
RECENTLY, OUR LOCAL Eurobodalla Shire Council hosted ‘Raindance’ to raise funds to be distributed to those affected by drought, with local farmers being the priority. It is understood something like $44,000 was raised at these events which were held simultaneously in Batemans Bay, Moruya and Narooma. Most of the money went
YASS VALLEY LANDOWNERS near the ACT–NSW border are caught in planning discussion and decisions between the NSW Government, and the Yass Valley Council (YVC). The NSW government wants urban development along the border (see South East and Tablelands Regional Plan) but the YVC policy (see Yass Valley Settlement Strategy) is to
2019 election — The survey results. The issues we most want to fight for this election are: Pushing for urgent action to address climate change and stopping Adani digging their Carmichael mine. Supercharging the transition to renewable energies like solar and wind. Securing an immediate evacuation to safety of all the refugees and people
[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?