You can lead a horse to water but you can’t …

Comment on Shock numbers for kids in ‘out of home’ care by Greg.

You can lead a horse to water but you can’t make it drink.
It’s unfortunately the same for some of the Aboriginal people.
You can spend millions and help them all the way but if they don’t care about them selves or their kids then it’s a waste of time.
Which is odd as they pride them selves on being a very family orientated people, but all to often some end up being selfish.
Sad, especially for the kids that are stuck in that environment and will grow up thinking it’s the norm, and continuing the chain.

Recent Comments by Greg

Sacred sites authority mum on Melanka trees
What is the point of naming these trees as sacred? Has anyone ever been to these trees to have some kind of ceremony or learning?
All these locations around the town with sacred trees and no one ever cares enough to visit them. Hardly sounds sacred to me.
Sounds like a forgotten concept being kept alive for the point of revenue making.


Former Anzac Hill High School: time to take stock
I would be interested to know what the long term plan for this space is. It’s easy to leave it there until a project is identified, it saves money too.
Even if the gallery isn’t going there I feel they have plans for the land and they aren’t telling us anything as they don’t want the backlash they know they would get.
The public meeting / demonstration will be poor on numbers, this town is too complacent and only people who attended the school many years ago or senior people of town will show interest because of their fond memories in some way of the school.
Unfortunately kids won’t care and younger generations don’t appreciate the past so it’s doomed to fail.


Rock climb closure: total government control of media
Australia is changing, in some cases for the better, in some not.
Might move to North Korea for some freedom.


Thieves ram cars out of compound
I bet the public would love to follow this story through to the courts to hear what the outcome is: The “they have had a hard life excuse” is copy and pasted into every case now days.
Tell me what amount of money this has cost in damage, police and courts and what benefit the community gets out of the outcome.
I bet you will see a lot of cost involved and no deterrent for it to never happen again by these two.


The entitlement of not answering questions
Wow, being denied for being a certain colour.
I thought this was the kind of thing we (society) were trying to stop.
But hey let’s let people die instead of helping them, surely goes against the Hippocratic oath.
In our new world of inclusion sadly we still demand segregation.


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