19 July 2022

Riposte by Lisa Ashurst

Daughter did a major update on my desktop while she was here, which was a good thing as it was overdue anyway. But as a result, there are some changes I will need to adjust to, like using Apple Pages instead of Microsoft Word (which vanished with the update) but that’s okay. I think…

19 July 2022

Bon voyage Rex!

Editor,

Now Council has approved the 2042 “Regional” Community Strategic Plan, outcomes like improving the “airport to become a true regional airport”, which is difficult when not a Council asset, appear to be canned.

19 July 2022

The Postman Calls

The latest stats around Covid in our region are worrying.

In the words of our local chief medico Dr Liz Mullins, this is a very clever virus and its various mutations will be with us a for a long time yet.

19 July 2022

Raising an issue

Editor,

I wish to raise with the community the unaudited financial statements prepared by our council for the month ending 30 June 2022. This document has numerous problems and raises serous issues.

19 July 2022

Biosecurity questioned with livestock disease at our doorstep

In recent weeks and months, state and federal government ministers, primary industry leaders and veterinary surgeons have issued warnings about the dreaded livestock scourges of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) and Lumpy Skin Disease (LSD), now at our doorstep in parts of Papua New Guinea, East Timor and Indonesia including the holiday island of Bali. 

12 July 2022

Riposte with Lisa Ashurst

Daughter and the grandkids stayed with me all last week while Son-in-Law was at a conference in Washington and it was wonderful to have some extended quality time with her and the littlies after all the restrictions of the last two years. And talk about a trip down Memory Lane…!