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Australian War Time Service

Within the publication, ‘Australian History Live!’ Ian Warden has reminded us of Australia at Federation. An anonymous author for The Bulletin wrote, ‘…there were soldiers and soldiers and soldiers, emphasising the sadness that Australia, the land of peace, has become … Continue reading

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Stuart O’Grady

One mistake when young. one error of judgement. If we were all brought to account for our youthful mistakes noone could join a board, represent the country or hold high office. Stuart O’Grady made a mistake and never repeated it. … Continue reading

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A utopian society – all things being equal

Society seems to be trying to be all things to all people, for the benefit of all and those who have more to assist in closing the gap with those who have less. Those who have less may have less … Continue reading

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Open Government, Occupy this n That

A consequence of the collapse of the financial security of many during GFC1 and GFC2 is that people, world- wIde are fed up with political and corporate spin. No longer will people openly accept statements within annual reports, board room … Continue reading

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2011 where are you

Well the year has blitz. 2011 started out with promise of APS continued reform in the area of community engagement, but has languished due to inadequate take-up by many agencies. Many of the champions who are pushing change are not … Continue reading

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A year has gone by …

Another year has gone by as Spring has sprung upon us. Where does it go? A year since we lost our house to the burdens of finance. A year since we had to move into cramped surroundings. A year since … Continue reading

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Winter is here and snow is falling

Well another winter has finally arrived. The mountains are capped with white and roads have black ice. It is time to take the children into the snow fields and treat them to the finer arts of shooshing. Shooshing is a … Continue reading

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