IT is a tragedy of monumental social and economic proportions that no federal government has had the foresight to collect and store the massive quantity of monsoonal rain that falls in northern Australia, particularly Queensland, each year.
I DON’T mind Ramsay Health Care making a profit running Mildura Hospital, if only they provided safe, effective and quality care across every speciality.
Jason Modica, Independent candidate for the seat of Mallee There are some strong themes emerging from the two recent royal commissions.
Stuart Davie, Corowa The cotton industry is a massive water user and basically exports water in cotton.
Steve Whan, National Irrigators’ Council CEO The apparent slip in bi-partisan support for the basin plan should cause concern to those interested in achieving environmental reform.
I WAS hoping that The Nationals would appoint a candidate whose care and thinking about this electorate would have progressed from the views of our current hidden representative, Andrew Broad. But no. The Nats’ candidate doesn’t believe in the destructive impact of climate change, nor alternative energy systems.
IN the 1950s, as a 15-year-old, I joined the staff of a bank in Mildura with an Intermediate certificate in my pocket.
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