KI Doctors Again

I am starting to feel something akin to outrage at the way Kangaroo Island’s doctors continue to hold medical services on the island to ransom. See my earlier post for more details about the background. Briefly, after a long period of negotiation between government and doctors’ organisations, a contract was offered to rural doctors under …

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Psychologist – ‘Get Over It’

Darn good advice. From The Mercury: A well known Hobart psychologist has got some advice for those people still consumed with grief for Packed to the Rafters character Mel Rafter – get real. Dr Harry Stanton said people still feeling sad over the TV death were likely to be bored with their own lives, and …

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Beauty from Dust

This is neat. Scott Wade is an American artist who wanders around supermarket car parks looking for dirty cars. What he finds is dust. These are samples of what he leaves:

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$1.1 Billion Wasted on Solar Panels

From the Sydney Morning Herald: More than $1 billion of taxpayers’ money was wasted on subsidies for household solar roof panels that favoured the rich and did little to reduce Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions, a scathing review has found. The review of the now scrapped federal government solar rebate scheme, conducted by ANU researchers Andrew …

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Last Gasps of the Legacy Media

The Age reports that: A Melbourne private girls’ school that prevented a lesbian student from attending the school formal with her girlfriend is being inundated with messages from irate readers around the world accusing the school of discrimination. Sorry, what? A private school, at a private dance for its students, should be forced to allow …

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