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Study shows huge flaws with Safe Schools

Where are we leading our children?

The Safe Schools Program made the front page of my local newspaper this week. One of the local councillors, Paul Peulich, raised concerns over the program at a recent Council meeting. 783 more words


Murray Basin Railway Transformation

Earlier today, the Victorian State Government released their plan for the Murray Basin freight rail network. The Andrews Labor Government stated in their media release that steps 3 & 4 were dependent on Commonwealth funding confirmation; however, stage 1 was now complete and they had commenced consultation for stage 2 of their major project. 355 more words

Australian Politics

Incoherent ‘inherent requirement’ test

Two months ago I sat in a packed room where Mr Tim Wilson MP and Rev Dr Michael Bird addressed the topic, ‘Freedom of Speech in Australia today’. 774 more words


Victoria steps up with renewables target and ban on fracking

In mid June Victoria stepped up it’s Renewable Energy target to 25 percent renewable energy share by 2020, and 40 percent by 2025. And this week Premier Daniel Andrews announced a permanent ban on onshore unconventional gas exploration and development and hydraulic fracturing (fracking). 647 more words


Safe Schools unravelling

The Safe Schools program has always had more than a few lose threads, and more than a few people have pointed them out and suggested we start again. 469 more words


The Battle of Fromelles : 19 July 1916


This month, 5000 Poppies along with Phillip Johnson Landscapes will be planting approximately 26,500 of our beautiful stemmed poppies in Fromelles at Australian Memorial Park (Cobbers) as part of the Centenary Commemoration of the Battle of the Somme. 376 more words

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Well … Chelsea has come and gone.  And by any measure of success it was a big one.

We managed to chalk up a couple of very big firsts for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show with our wonderful display.  637 more words

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