Statement a cry from the heart
Garma is the annual festival on Yolngu country in Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory.
The Federal Government’s awarding of $500 million to a little-known charity organisation, without tender, does not pass the sniff test.
We all come from somewhere — even if that somewhere is nowhere really special.
Am I imagining it or is it real — the perceived increase in the number of stolen and later locally-dumped supermarket shopping trolleys (shopping ‘‘carts’’ in the United States)? If it’s real, has it become worse since the laudable non-supply of single-use free plastic bags? I reckon it has.
This year is the 40th anniversary of the release of the well-loved movie Grease, starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John.
For one week a year, the media pays close attention to homelessness.
The ‘‘war on plastic’’ and waste has featured heavily across traditional and social media in recent months.
Lately I’ve waking up in the middle of the night in a feverish lather because our cat might find a door closed and can’t get to her bowl of dried fishy bites before dawn.
It is with a heavy heart that the Shepparton community and entire nation farewells Jarrod Lyle.
As I made the early-morning trek back from Melbourne this week, a familiar sight brought a smile to my face.
Earlier this week, Australia’s population ticked over the 25million mark.
ANOTHER one bites the dust. Wistaria Cafe has closed its doors after 17 years after negotiations with the Campaspe Shire could not reach a lease agreement. And tenant Eric Grumont had simply had enough. ‘‘We have just had a gutful,’’ he told...
Have you ever walked home after 11.30pm with some unopened tinnies in your bag?
The Shepparton South Sudanese community is heartbroken following the death of former Shepparton resident Laa Chol in Melbourne last week.