I am in the middle of packing, and it’s been a little bit of a nightmare. There are so many things to think about. In fact the process is long and fraught with so many niggly little problems that I’ve had to take a step back from everything, including writing. 812 more words
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The last known living Tasmanian Tiger – also known as the thylacine – died in captivity eighty years ago. However, sightings of the striped, dog-like marsupials have persisted throughout the decades. 397 more words
Cyclone Debbie has wreaked havoc on the communities of North Queensland and mining companies are counting the costs alongside communities in the process of cleaning up. 277 more words
Selling QIC highly desirable and would avoid allegations of political interference regarding mega mine infrastructure
First, my thoughts and prayers are with the people of North Queensland as they wake up to the devastation from Cyclone Debbie.
In his extraordinary eulogy for Marie Antoinette, the Anglo-Irish statesman Edmund Burke lamented that the French Queen had not been adequately defended: “I thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from their scabbards, to avenge even a look that threatened her with insult.” Luckily for the government-owned Queensland Investment Corporation (QIC), the Courier-Mail was quick to pull its sword from its scabbard to defend QIC from the threat of insult. 495 more words