MidCoast Council Woes are a Worry!

Where are the Audited Financial Statements??? It has now been over 8 months since the end of the 2018/19 Financial Year and ratepayers and residents are still no wiser as to the state of Council’s finances and are now asking:

REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE and RECOVERING FROM FIRE

The decisions we make about how we manage our land will tell a story for years to come. Most landholders would agree that they want their land to be healthy; I, at least, have never met a farmer or property

SEX SELLS, BUT SO DOES CHAOS. WHY BAD NEWS IS GOOD NEWS.

How long since you read a headline that said, implicitly, ‘All is right with the world’? Not since Professor Pangloss got a gig as tutor to Candide in Voltaire’s 1759 novel, I’ll warrant.  Of course, if you were holed up

Beware OF BUSHFIRE CHARITIES FUND RAISING AND POSSIBLE SCAMS.

It seems many people have made generous donations of goods/clothes/food etc. But there are stories of some pushy “do gooders” going to halls and public spaces and demanding to set up a charity goods supply outlet. Well intentioned perhaps, but

THE DELIBERATE KILLING OF KOALAS

Why would anybody want to cruelly kill Koalas on a private landholding? Cape Bridgewater, is a scenic pristine wilderness at the end of the Great Ocean Road, in Victoria, near to the South Australian border, one of the highlights for

MORRISON’S MOTIVES… UNMASKED

The COVID 19 pandemic is no longer just a cloud on the horizon – it has developed into a full scale cyclone, and its effects on Australia, while still unquantifiable, will clearly be severe if not disastrous.  The health experts

SAY HI TO JOHN. HERE’S A MATE HELPING MATES

Hi….  I’m a wheat and sheep farmer from Stockinbingal, NSW. I care about improving the mental resilience and wellbeing of farmers, families and rural folk in Australia’s regional and remote communities. After being bitten by the black dog myself, I

FREE HOME? MAYBE! USE IT BEFORE YOU LOSE IT!

They say there is no such thing as a free lunch. However, with a bit of luck, ingenuity and effort you may be able to get a free home? Now I’ve got your attention.  With, all the fuss in relation

After reading Kevin Casey’s article last month…

“Why Climate Change Is An Irrelevance, Economic Growth Is A Myth… And Sustainability Is Forty Years Too Late…” we received this “comment” – Related PostsWe leave planet earth, or change our livesThe ReefWhy climate change is an irrelevance, economic growth

Friends’ Favourite Food Memories

Eating in the Fifties Remember… Pasta had not been invented.  It was macaroni or spaghetti.  Curry was a surname.  A take-away was a mathematical problem.  Pizza?  Sounds like a leaning tower somewhere.  Bananas and oranges only appeared at Christmas time. 

RISE OF THE PHOENIX

The recent massive bushfires in The Hillville Rd Area, South Taree through to Old Bar and throughout the mid north coast region brought a great deal of sorrow and mourning of loss of life and property. As tragic as it

CHARLOTTE PASS

Lee Christine Allen & Unwin $29.99 Lee Christine’s Charlotte Pass may be set against the backdrop of the New South Wales Snowy Mountains, but there’s no time for the après ski life in this thrilling ride of a novel –