The inconvenient virtue of the British Empire

Flat White Matthew Stratton Getty Images Matthew Stratton 1 February 2023 6:00 AM After the recent passing of Her late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and accession of King Charles III, we have heard, among other things, about the evil of the British Empire. While a good faith response to the claim that Her Majesty wasContinue reading “The inconvenient virtue of the British Empire”

Why Australia Day Matters

QED Leo Maglen An amazing, but little remarked, fact in the current concern about securing Australia’s borders – cue ‘Operation Sovereign Borders’ – is that they are entirely maritime.  We have no land borders, and Australia is the largest country in the world not to have any.  According to Geoscience Australia, we have a coastlineContinue reading “Why Australia Day Matters”

Why Australia Day is celebrated on January 26

Jan 28 Posted by Editor, cairnsnews By Brett Boston. The truth of Australia Day….This is information that all Australians need to know. Especially those that believe it has to do with how anybody was treated.People should learn the true facts before opening their mouth to spew falsehood.This information was authored by Peter Lee – itContinue reading “Why Australia Day is celebrated on January 26”

Why Australia Day Matters

Leo Maglen Quadrant Online 24th January 2023 An amazing, but little remarked, fact in the current concern about securing Australia’s borders – cue ‘Operation Sovereign Borders’ – is that they are entirely maritime. We have no land borders, and Australia is the largest country in the world not to have any. According to Geoscience Australia,Continue reading “Why Australia Day Matters”

The Cinematic Vision of Henry Lawson

Literature Diana Figgis Where Dead Men Lie is a fifteen-minute film from 1972 based on Henry Lawson’s 1897 short story “The Australian Cinematograph”. The film was made to mark the fiftieth anniversary of Lawson’s death, at Abbotsford in Sydney, on September 2, 1922, and features the voices of the actors Jack Thompson and Max Cullen.Continue reading “The Cinematic Vision of Henry Lawson”

The Man From Snowy River

The Man From Snowy River is more than a blockbuster movie. It is symbolic to Australian heritage & our pioneering history in arguably the last wild part in southern Australia. It perfectly portrayed the mountain culture & traditions that sadly have been outlawed by beauracratic rules, regulations & a shift towards control – people &Continue reading “The Man From Snowy River”

Tales from the Top Rail

Glen Hughes · oSdnsrpoet7M39yt03t8ag94 75Aa14Yl40d8f :tag f860lt1aeefsrh48 · #toprailcomp2022 Stop & Think – (Updated) Climate change you call it, you’ve given it a name, everyone’s an expert, finger pointing blame. Let’s pause for a moment, and all just stop and think, it’s been this way a million years, at last received a drink. The driestContinue reading “Tales from the Top Rail”

Snowymountainbrumby Action Group

Di Hardley  · 3m  · QUESTION WHO IS DOING THE COUNTING BRUMBIES BEING TRAPPED AT ALARMING RATES WHEN WILL IT STOPPED BRUMBIES BEING PICKED UP TODAY TOMORROW STATED BY NPWS MARES WITH DEPENDENT FOALS HEAVILY PREGNANT MARES HAVE BEEN REHOMED FOR MONTHS DELIVERING WITHIN DAYS OF BEING TRAPPED MARES TRAUMATISED AND REJECTING FOALS WHEN WILLContinue reading Snowymountainbrumby Action Group

Australian Brumby Photography By Carol Hancock

Paleface the King of the Mountain one very special Brumby! I can only say that to be in his presence always humbles me and to have the ability to capture it on camera and share with you all is something that I’ll always have gratitude for! Photo copyright to Carol Hancock  I ·absolutely love seeingContinue reading Australian Brumby Photography By Carol Hancock

Snowy Brumby Photography Adventures with Michelle and Ian

16h  · Hi all Today we went looking for Pink Snip. Unfortunately we didn’t find him but I’m sure he’s out there somewhere. Sometimes we don’t see particular brumbies for months and months ,take Posterboy for example.We hadn’t seen Posterboy for 18 months and thought the worst.Suddenly only weeks ago there he was with hisContinue reading Snowy Brumby Photography Adventures with Michelle and Ian

When the shearing sheds are silent,

When the shearing sheds are silent, and the stock camps fallen quiet When the gidgee coals no longer glow across the outback night And the bush is forced to hang a sign, ‘gone broke and won’t be back’ And spirits fear to find a way beyond the beaten track When harvesters stand derelict upon theContinue reading “When the shearing sheds are silent,”

LET THE SLAUGHTER END NOW .. Maureen Clifford © The #ScribblyBarkPoet

His stance is so regal his mien so proud a tall dappled grey who stands out from the crowd he may just be a brumby – but look in his eye he has the genes of grandeur – How could you deny that the blood of proud forebears is there in his veins as heContinue reading “LET THE SLAUGHTER END NOW .. Maureen Clifford © The #ScribblyBarkPoet

TRUTH-TELLING or peddling mis-information?

Well, put Captian Cook on trial, not in the media or in biased articles but in a proper Court of Law. Defended by proper Counsel, funded by the Crown and supported by expert witnesses. Lt James Cook cannot prosecute a defamation case himself but I feel sure he would settle for being acquitted by aContinue reading “TRUTH-TELLING or peddling mis-information?”