Duck shooting is not a sport, it’s MURDER

That blood sports continue in 2016 is abhorrent. However given the human capacity for violence and killing, perhaps it is not surprising. As such sports have also been favourites of the elite and ruling classes, they have generally been protected from any significant protest. Fox hunting, Duck-shooting, Big game hunting and the like are NOT sport. They are hedonistic entertainment for callous and selfish human beings who, generally, left to…

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“Kill Bill” – Save our small farmers from mining abuse.

A Bill to give land-holders the right to refuse to allow mining exploration or activity on their land is currently before federal parliament and open for public consultation. Unfortunately, the opportunity for public response ends tomorrow, Friday 29 May. Below is my response to this Bill. You, too, can support this Bill by making a submission. You can do so at:  Submission form Agriculture is essential to our nation’s welfare….

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Endangered Species, Then and Now | TakePart

Humam beings continue to make choices – usually for short term (and short-sighted) gain which endanger our environment and all species on the planet. Many species have already lost their fight for survival and many more are extremely endangered. This is the case despite government legislation to protect both environment and particular species of life. Unfortunately, too little is done and it is not unusual for legislation to be ignored,…

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Children ‘likely serving excessive jail time’ after Queensland strips right to appeal against sentences

Queensland has long been a state in which government has either sanctioned injustice against groups and individuals in the community or actually perpetrated those injustices and, in many cases, built them into the law. From Invasion Day in 1788 (Curiously celebrated as “Australia Day” when it was actually a shameful day on which began the theft of a continent from its inhabitants, accompanied by some of the worst racial prejudice…

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When Your Dog Bites – Understanding & Correcting Aggressive Behavior

This is a well-written and authoritative article dealing with a topic on which there is an excess of misplaced opinion. It succinctly but accessibly gives an insight into the most common causes of dog bites and aggression towards humans and I recommend it as a sound introduction to the topic for those who want factual and scientifically based information rather than anecdotal account and personal opinion. When Your Dog Bites…

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