Category Archives: Current Events

Kerang truck driver to stand trial.

Christian Scholl, the Wangaratta truck driver facing 24 charges, including 11 counts of culpable driving and 10 of negligently causing serious injury following the now infamous Kerang rail disaster which killed 11 people in June of last year has pleaded … Continue reading

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Beijing: the ugly games.

I have a confession to make. I like the Olympics, at least, I like some aspects of the competition. The outright commercialism, the cover-ups, the political spin and rhetoric I don’t much care for, but the actual competition itself, the … Continue reading

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“Bush Tucker Man” at Albury’s Community Wood Fired Oven.

    Mark Olive (above) of the ABC’s “the Black Olive” with a fresh take on provincial cuisine. Celebrity chef Mark Olive was in Albury this weekend promoting his book “the Outback Cafe” as part of the Write Around the … Continue reading

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Corroboree conservation program…hop to it!

Here’s a nice story from the Border Mail. Two schoolgirls, Zoe Twist and Juliet Whyte, both 9, have written a song to help the plight of the endangered corroboree frog (above) after they encountered them on a spotlight walk at Wonga … Continue reading

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C’mon Amanda, Albury loves a pig-in-a-poke.

Controversy around the proposed spectator fee to the Albury Sports stadium may have been put on hold unti after the September council elections, but cr. Amanda Duncan-Strelec just couldn’t let the opportunity go by without taking a shot at SEABL … Continue reading

Posted in Albury, Border Bandits, Council, Current Events, Local Government, Politics | 9 Comments

A tale of two twits.

                                                Right now there are two federal electorates which aught hang their heads in shame at their choice of parliamentary representation, one is Robertson, the other, Indi. While it seems  en vogue at the minute to take pot-shots at beleaguered … Continue reading

Posted in Current Events, Indi, Politics | 19 Comments

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.

Posted in Albury, Current Events, Editorial | 9 Comments