OPINION: What happens when no one is looking

As far as Woomera and Australia's place in the space race goes, it is a quite famous phone call. I know


18 AUG 2011

OPINION: Where is Aussie wool industry heading?

Long before my mind was abuzz with buzz words, this guy I knew was intent on being what he described


11 AUG 2011

OPINION: Apps - what's in a name?

Have you heard of Viber? If you have you probably live in the city where these things seem better known


04 AUG 2011

OPINION: Stock theft - scourge of the bush

Sheep producers are singing a different hymn these days. And no wonder. Stuff the jolly swagman camped


28 JUL 2011

OPINION: Speeding - what's the point really?

Years ago when I really was old enough to know better, but had a tincture too much testosterone to have


21 JUL 2011

OPINION: The truth behind the city/bush divide

I once lived in the city. There, I've said it. It had to come out one day, so I might as well come


14 JUL 2011

OPINION: Agriculture pays for Canberra's indifference

I adored my grandma because, rightly, she heaped unreserved love onto me. It helped that she also rubbed


07 JUL 2011

OPINION: Another Australian brand up for grabs

So much is happening so fast I am getting whiplash trying to keep my eye on things. I've given up on


30 JUN 2011

OPINION: The commercialisation of modern media

Come with me while I wander, forlornly, off the beaten path for a moment. And let me ask you where the


23 JUN 2011

OPINION: Agendas driving live export imbroglio

I don't want to sound like some whacker from the bush, but I reckon there is a lot more to this live


17 JUN 2011

ONINION: Fight the good fight for rural Australia

I've got a story for you. No doubt you've heard it before, but I don't think you can hear it often enough.


09 JUN 2011

OPINION: He makes a good point

If we bow to the gods of mathematics we can explain everything. We can be as positive as we like about


02 JUN 2011

OPINION: The great agricultural sell-off

Whatever you are breeding, growing or making, sell it now. For whatever you can get for it. Take anything


26 MAY 2011

OPINION: It's the little things in life

Why is it that you have to go bush to find a mate? Not a lifelong, cry-on-the-shoulder mate. Just someone


20 MAY 2011

OPINION: To review, or not review

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12 MAY 2011


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