Prime Minister needs to take decisive action
The Prime Minister must take decisive action to help farmers grow desperately needed fodder for starving, drought-stricken stock.
There are some occasions when we are mystified by political decision-making, and others where we are dumbfounded by the stupidity. The latest political ineptitude falls into the latter category.
‘‘You created every part of me; you put me together in my mother’s womb ... when I was growing there in secret, you knew that I was there - you saw me before I was born. The days allotted to me had all been recorded in your book before any of them began.’’ Psalm 139:13-16
Member for Murray Austin Evans advocates working ‘‘behind the scenes’’ to achieve political success, rather than public advocacy.
I suspect that I have shared this story before, but I believe that the principle behind it is ageless.
In 1715, the curators of a museum in the Netherlands decided to move the Dutch artist Rembrandt’s masterpiece The Night Watch to another location.
It’s school holidays, and we’re sure many parents have heard these words muttered — ‘‘there’s nothing to do’’ or ‘‘I’m bored’’ — at least once already.
In many movies today there appears to be a new tendency to emphasise the weaknesses and failings of the heroes and main characters in the story.
Fear is one of the most awful feelings and can sometimes be so debilitating that it can bring our life to a halt and stop us from living normally.
Please allow me to take this opportunity to celebrate Friday evening’s Business Excellence Awards.
In 2011 respected Wakool food producer and national industry
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