@Greg. Huh? “Rabbit: a poor performer at any time?”. Whoever …

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@Greg. Huh? “Rabbit: a poor performer at any time?”. Whoever came up with that one at Oxford Dictionary House musta had one too many Easter Eggs. Coz Bugs the Yellow Feral sure gets the chocolates in the Reproduction Derby! Better than Maybe Diva.

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They must be joking!
@$for Eugene. Mate, what we have to remember here is that Mr Dylan was a feral social agitator who got a Nobel Prize for such immortal lyrics as “Lay,Lady, Lay, Lay Across My Big Brass Bed”..if a bloke can score a Nobel when he can’t even get the word grammatically correct (it should be Lie, Lady, Lie, Lie across my big etc)…then I would like to nominate Melanka Bunny for a Nobel…for agitating us lot over a far more worthy social topic…a court house building…can see Melanka Bunny in future years…on the roof of the Council Chambers…laughing….at us silly mere mortals…rabbiting on …over a feral…sucked in!


They must be joking!
While all of us have been rabbiting on about the iniquitous Yellow Feral, we have overlooked coming up with a birth name for this little fellow.
I would like to toss my hat into the name ring with a suggestion – MELANKA.
It would commemorate a hostel of legendary fame, a veritable warren of boltholes where countless numbers of us young Ferals lived and loved and multiplied and are yet to be eradicated from the fabric of a great town!


They must be joking!
With the Court House looking like a camp oven…a Yellow Bunny bolted down…and suggestion for a Kangaroo…strewth…you would not want to be (ahem) court on the hop if you are a Feral… nicked by the constabulary…”Into The Oven for you, matey!”


Recent Comments by John Bell

War on Iran must be prevented
Kieran. I would seriously invite you to my home suburb of West Heidelberg to introduce you to my Iraki refugee friend Danny (Daniel) who owns a Milk Bar in the Olympic Village Shops on Southern Road. Danny grew up in Saddam Hussein country as a member of the persecuted Christian community that traces its history back to Jesus Christ and beyond to the Assyrian agrarian empire. Danny will give you a fully informed political history of Iran’s Shiite designs on Irak and its people. And in the process, a very different view to that expressed by the protesters in the Alice.


Gunner demands council deal with Mayor’s ‘conflict of interest’
Interesting discussion.
A wider issue arising is the role of local council in the separation of powers in state and federal governance.
Section 73(2) shows how grey is the area of where local government sits, and sees itself as sitting in our governance structure.
The fact that the legal interpretation of “conflict of interest” does not encompass political interest is significant, I feel.
It appears to suggest that local council charter is being interpreted more and more to treat political aspiration as a given part of a councillor’s normal role.
Any councillor can assume his or her position on council is a legalised normal stepping stone to Parliament.
A review of local council charter should address the vexed issue of the evolving role of council duties from roads rates and rubbish collection. In the public interest.


No Medevac when climate disaster starts
The fact is that per capita head of population and national economy, Australia is taking up renewables at a rate 4 to 5 times faster than China, India, the EU, Japan or the US. Fact. And in our country that has banned nuclear power development.


Cr Melky: Mayor’s CLP candidacy, a risk for the council?
@ Curious: It is long established that local councils have become a stepping stone, the testing ground for budding state Parliament pollies.
The bigger issue is that councils around Australia are beginning to encroach more and more on the role of state government, becoming a wannabe mini parliament.
That is a real worry in a country that is already the most over-governed country in the western democratic world. More chiefs and wannabe chiefs than Indians.


Hermannsburg Mission: questions of survival
@ Jack: In 2010 I was fortunate to catch up with Gus Williams after many years.
Gus was an old friend, a fellow Feddy and a regular organiser of the Hermannsburg team to the Yuendumu Sports Weekend.
Gus talked about the school education troubles in the community. At length.
Gus held a particular view that would surprise white urban activists.
Gus reinforced for me that there were great benefits brought into the Ntaria community by the Strehlow family and the Lutheran missionaries.
To coin a saying, it is not all black and white when two different cultures inevitably come together and interact.


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