@ Ming Lai, with respect, you were alone, you did …

Comment on Taxpayer funded firm sends woman bush, unprepared by Evelyne Roullet.

@ Ming Lai, with respect, you were alone, you did not received the safety course promised, but you chose to go.
In your CV I can see you are a Jungian, therefore you are familiar with the “The Power of Choice” and the poem I walk down the street.
There is a deep hole in the sidewalk, and the four choices.

Evelyne Roullet Also Commented

Taxpayer funded firm sends woman bush, unprepared
@ Local 1: I am in total agreement. Ming Lai has a case: Employers have rights and responsibilities regarding workplace health and safety. A duty of care exists to provide for the protection to the health, safety and welfare of workers and others within a workplace.
An employers’ responsibility includes:
• Ensuring workers receive sufficient information, instruction and training in the work that the worker may be required to perform.
• Enabling the worker to perform the work without risk to the health and safety of the worker, or any other person.


Taxpayer funded firm sends woman bush, unprepared
Local1: An expressed opinion is not necessarily nasty.


Taxpayer funded firm sends woman bush, unprepared
I agree with Local 1 and Lizzie Gilliam, however there are few choices to make in life more difficult than in this case: “My life or my job.”
Australians should know that the bush is a dangerous territory, and going in solo without training is equivalent to a death wish.
If workers were refusing to go to work in those conditions, the bosses will quickly change their tune.


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@ RM: “However, for Australia as a country to function properly our standards are based and built on Western traditions including the altruistic beliefs of Christianity.
If you don’t like that or don’t believe in that then you can choose to live outback away from the city or even move out of the country.”
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Like Alex Gamin I will advise you to read “The Biggest Estate on Earth” and learn a bit about Aborigines and their way of life, especially the land management which was the same accross the country.
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Once Aboriginal people were no longer able to tend their country, it became overgrown and vulnerable.
Christian westerners have done a good job.
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@ Recent visitor of Alice
You are very correct and this have been said over and over. Every time I read such comment this song come to my head:
I talk to the trees
But they don’t listen to me
I talk to the stars
But they never hear me
The breeze hasn’t time
To stop and hear what I say
I talk to them all in vain

I hope that the last bit will be coming soon:
But suddenly my words
Reach someone else’s ear
At someone else’s heart strings too
I tell you my dreams
And while you’re listening to me
I suddenly see them come true


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