Category Archives: The Environment

Progressing the welfare of Indigenous Australians.

It was the progressive expropriation of land by white settlers to the detriment of Australia’s Aboriginal people that resulted in their decimation. Our handling of disputes, and the policies we have formulated, have often been harsh and unjust, condescending and … Continue reading

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The Demise of the White Cedars.

The new Adelaide Oval has been a fine development for the City of Churches but there has been  an environmental down-side that many will regret. It was the unceremonious removal of 27 slow-growing White Cedar Trees of considerable botanic interest … Continue reading

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A grand Adelaide Hills Restoration Project

  http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/news/south-australia/marble-hill-being-restored-to-its-glory-days/story-fni6uo1m-1227195154104?nk=fbd69c8581914327df46d5deefc29a2d An excellent article written by Tim Lloyd published in SA Weekend, January 24, is the inspiration for this post. I am a proud resident of the lovely Adelaide Hills over a 27 year period, a decade of which was … Continue reading

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Is Colonel Light’s Vision for Adelaide Outmoded?

http://www.adelaidecitycouncil.com/council/history/   Colonel Light Ceremony 2013 Each year the Adelaide City Council celebrates Colonel Light’s birthday in April, with 2013 marking the 154th anniversary. Colonel William Light was South Australia’s first Surveyor-General and founder of the City of Adelaide. He … Continue reading

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Labor fights for unity

http://www.abc.net.au/unleashed/4592096.html         25 March 2013 “Labor is locked in a political duel of Shakespearean proportions. Despite the blood on the floor this battle is not over yet, writes Mungo MacCallum. There is a wistful piece of pacifist musing which asks: what … Continue reading

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Dr Wamsley comments on the imminent closure of Warrawong

    http://adelaidehills.realviewtechnologies.com/   Article entitled “Warrawong to close” by Daniela Frangos, The Weekender Herald, February 8, 2013, page 6.   Dr John Wamsley comments on the actions of the Adelaide Hills Council to enforce bush-fire measures that will bring … Continue reading

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Warrawong to close

Most Australian‘s outside of South Australia will not have heard the story of the Warrawong Wildlife sanctuary at Mylor South in the Adelaide Hills. Thousands of South Australians however will have treasured memories of visiting  Warrawong, often taking with them visiting friends from interstate and overseas, to introduce … Continue reading

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