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“Justice Pepper says she was a member of the tender assessment panel: Assessment was made using criteria of price, local content, capacity, timeliness, scope specific as well as past performance, all of which were outlined in the public tender document that was released.”
What about concern for the environment, consideration of global warming, potential harm to the water etc?
And without casting any aspersions at all, who is Justice Pepper, and what qualifications does she bring to the enquiry?

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What kind of world is this?
Yes, I can see the similarities now that I look, and perhaps the fictional dream is combining the two somewhat.
Being originally from NSW I always thought of Sturt as being based there, which he was originally, only basing his third expedition from Adelaide.
And he did suffer from scurvy on his final trip.


What kind of world is this?
“From this first story we move to ‘At Failure Creek’, to the perspective of a “land explorer”, recognisable as Captain Charles Sturt: a man in a “weakened and near blind state”, perhaps close to death himself …

… to the dream of the dying man – of a glorious imagined parade down Rundle Mall”

This is blatantly, obviously, StuArt, not Sturt.


Guilty: unanimous jury verdict for Peace Pilgrim
Under a government which imprisons any unjustly, the true place for a just man is also a prison.
Henry David Thoreau.


The ex-Pom who nearly missed the boat
Alex, from my very limited understanding of constitutional law, any legislation that attempted to vary the meaning or application of the Constitution would be unconstitutional.
It is my understanding that the only way out is a referendum to change the Constitution.


Gas deal: They can’t blame Giles for this one!
I’m not sure what the problem is here?
Given the present gas supply and price issues, locking in a supply at (presumably) 2009 price would seem to be a smart idea.
Again, given the present “crisis” in supply and price, selling off the surplus at a handsome profit should be child’s play.


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