It’s the old story: “There are problems, but they are …

Comment on Inquiry into fracking: Giving it the green light? by Ted Egan.

It’s the old story: “There are problems, but they are manageable.”
Let the government be aware of the attitudes of NT voters re fracking. The voters are the people to be affected; they know that we depend absolutely on the quality of the groundwater that we use.
Anything constituting a risk in that area is lunacy, both in health and political terms. Leave the gas where it is. Harness the sun, the wind and the tides for energy.

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A touch of light: Artityerrityerre, willy wagtail
Good on you Mike. Some sanity from somebody at last, in this era of drivel. Yes, pound for pound the Willy Wagtail is the bravest creature alive.


Library no go for unaccompanied Alice teens
Honi soit qui mal y pense! Unruly is unruly.


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What a sound idea! Aggressive, boisterous bobbysoxers are not needed in a library – a place for sufficient quietness, research, study, reflection, relaxation.
They should go to school first, to learn manners and how to read, write and study in appropriate circumstances.


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Good on you Tanya. I so admire the life on a good cattle station.
The essentials: a good Boss and a good Missus.
Tanya, Brett, M’Lis and Ben were so lucky: Great parents, lots of good fun, music, learning essential disciplines from loving parents and companions.
Station kids can ride buckjumpers, walk cattle across Australia, drive trucks, yet they also derive so much benefit from our wonderful School of the Air, today demonstrating to the world the principles of education in isolation.
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See my earlier comment. What they have done is redirect the Todd River in flood back to itself, swamping the cemetery en route.
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