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Time for Change


GIVEN THE GOVERNANCE track record of the federal Liberal and National Parties Coalition, the Bulletin agrees with those who say it’s TIME FOR A CHANGE on May 21. The mainstream media’s insistence on covering the federal election like a horse race between the two main party leaders, like a beauty contest

Federal election in May: Time for change?


A DETAILED PROGRAM for ‘fixing’ aged care in Australia and paying aged care workers properly; boosting childcare affordability; fighting for fair wages across the board; climate change action headed by a focus on renewable energy to make Australia a standout renewables economy (that also offers a mass of new jobs); a return to

The real threat now to Australian life, nature

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THE UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY General Antonio Guterres did not pull his punches as he released the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) latest and most urgent real-world data report: He said it revealed a “criminal” abdication of leadership around the world. The report again warned that Australia is in the top

Next race, Monaro Stakes — Sat 12th


Surveying the field of this event and recent winners the Bulletin says TIME FOR A CHANGE — so the public gets a better deal and value for their support. At stake is not just a race-day thrill but the issues piling up in the background: health for humans and other animals,

National Party dirty tricks


WHILE NOT A member of the Labor Party, I have been impressed by Bryce Wilson and was willing to help out at the Pre-Poll centre in Jerrabomberra, in his campaign to be elected this Saturday at the state by-election for Monaro. I witnessed this. Late in the afternoon a woman rushed

Introducing QPRC new Mayor and Deputy Mayor

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KENRICK WINCHESTER IS the new mayor of Queanbeyan Palerang Regional Council, supported by Esma Livermore as deputy. They were elected at a special council meeting dedicated to electing new office bearers and committee members on Wednesday 12 January. ABOVE: Kenrick Wincester and Esma Livermore. Credit QPRC. There were two formal nominations for the

Progressive candidates sweep QPRC Council election, indeed.


DATELINE 21 DECEMBER 2021. The final tally of elected councillors for Queanbeyan Palerang Regional Council (QPRC) confirms our earlier headline that voters chose a majority of candidates on the progressive side of politics. The following 11 new councillors were elected, with the first six named likely to support progressive policy positions on