Monthly Archives: April 2008

Toon Time.

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Is Wodonga’s debt spiralling out of control?

Kyudos has to go to David Johnston of the midweek Xpress for his piece on concerns by the Victorian Auditor General and local residents and buisiness-people alike about wodonga council’s ability to service their current level of debt. He writes… … Continue reading

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A Republic of our own?

It’d be remiss of me not to address the issue of the Australian republican debate as a local issue, yes it is an Australian issue and to some extent one with international ramifications, but to pretend it is of no … Continue reading

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Crossing the line.

Since the Kerang rail disaster, you’d have to have been living under a rock not to know that the safety aspects of railway crossings are a hot topic of debate at the moment.

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Toon Time.

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Mr T park? Well now it’s just getting silly…

  You may recall a short while ago, residents of Albury’s Norris Park were treated to an unofficial re-naming of their housing estate courtesy of an anonymous midnight sign-writer, well it seems said sign-writer has struck again, this time re-naming the … Continue reading

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Pool the other one.

There’s an old joke in which, after hearing a tall tale the respondant says “if I believe that you have a bridge to sell me right?”. The underlying sentiment is one of incredulity at the private sale of public assets. Nonetheless, that’s … Continue reading

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