AS a not-for-profit provider of disability services, Northcott greatly appreciates any support it receives from the local community.
Recently I found myself in an awkward predicament. The women behind the counter told me to “stand over there and wait.”
The new Coalition government has reinforced its historical neglect of regional Australia by announcing it will axe the Department of Regional Australia.
And so it begins. While an asylum seeker boat landed at Christmas Island on Monday with up to 30 people on board, this fascist Abbott government is systematically depriving the public of any information through its blackout protocol.
And here we have another year with the obligatory delay in the pool opening, due to council waiting until the “11th hour” before commencing maintenance that had been determined well before the pool’s winter closure on April 5.
Each spring in homes across NSW, people start work on DIY improvement projects they have been planning throughout winter.
I thank the Daily Liberal and the Foundation for National Parks and Wildlife for the information on pied currawongs, a bird with great character and charm whenever they visit.