Congratulations Sandra, Mary and Lesley from Nerys and me. We …

Comment on Local palliative care lobby gets its way after long campaign by Ted Egan.

Congratulations Sandra, Mary and Lesley from Nerys and me.
We are indebted to you for your long and relentless campaign to provide dignified palliative care.
And we also salute Robyn Lambley, whose ongoing political presence is a huge bonus to Central Australia. Bring on the women!

Recent Comments by Ted Egan

Stuart Highway trek maintains its allure after decades
Well done Kieran. I share your love of that trip. Once we did it in two days, now a more sensible three. Once loved, similarly, to choose a clever camping spot, and unroll the swag, nowadays preferring a good motel bed. But the escapism, the meaningful discussions, interspersed with thoughtful reflections, always enjoying the sheer beauty of it all: aren’t we lucky? I’ve done 30 albums of songs over a period of fifty years and most of the songs developed during such wonderful trips. Time to think. Time to sing. Can’t beat it.

Nuke power way to zero emissions, or a solar shortcut?
It’s like fracking. Until we know all the answers to all the questions, let’s dodge nuclear power.
Find out where the uranium is, but leave it there for the moment.
A Tennant Creek solar farm is a great idea. Has anybody ever noticed that Tennant is also perfect for wind generation?
It’s always windy, either hot or cold, but usually at speed desirable for effective functioning.
Here’s the chance for the Warramungu to become millionaires. It’s what they deserve.

Say no to no go, urge anti-frackers
Readers are invited to Google the map of the Great Artesian Basin and contemplate the outcome of fracking.
Fracking anywhere, at this stage of lack of knowledge, is nothing short of lunacy.
I hope it will be the major issue in the next NT election.

Ted Egan: Forget splitting hairs, counting drops of blood.
To Rose Jones
You ask: If you have a royal ancestor, are you necessarily superior?
No, and I am not asserting that First Australians are in any way superior: but they are primus inter pares, first among equals, if they can establish (necessary) genetic links to Australia dating beyond 1787.
The Queen gets recognition because of her family tree.
All persons have rights to property and other inheritances.
We base everything in life on inheritance: we draw up wills to enable our descendants to maintain the same rights to property that we accumulated.
All I am asking for is accurate history to be established in this country.

Town Council: protect Alice water from fracking
Fracking is lunacy. If you don’t know all the answers to all the questions, leave well enough alone.

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