Monthly Archives: September 2010

Some Kind of Reply from Waverley Council

On Wednesday, September 29th I finally received a “lengthy” response from the one and only Danielle Lee-Ryder, Media/Executive Assistant to the Mayor of Waverley Council. This response was to a set of questions that I had sent to her on September 17th. These … Continue reading

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I Want to Become A Victorian

This evening (September 21st) I have received a very interesting email from Bill Rowlings, who is the Secretary of Civil Liberties Australia (CLA). He has told me the following: “In the ACT and Victoria, people already have the chance to … Continue reading

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Filming and Photographic Fees and Charges are Extortion

In today’s edition of The Sydney Morning Herald there is a very  interesting Page One article about price gouging by Telstra, everyone’s favourite telecommunications company … “Call charges set to fall as Telstra price gouging revealed” by Lucy Battersby (http://www.smh.com.au/business/call-charges-set-to-fall-as-telstra-price-gouging-revealed-20100917-15g7v.html). I was … Continue reading

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Meaningless Words: Another Waverley Council “Response”

On Monday, September 13th I published an email that I had sent to Waverley Council in August and the response that I got that day from the Media/Executive Assistant to the Mayor of Waverley Council. I wasn’t very impressed with the … Continue reading

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Waverley Council – Questions and “Answers”

I am in the process of completing an article for A********* P********** magazine about the various photographic regulations around the country. As part of the research for that article, I sent an email to Waverley Council on August 27th. Just … Continue reading

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Garrett No More – New Environment Minister in Canberra

In the brand new Federal cabinet line-up that has been put together by Prime Minister Julia Gillard, the one-time Minister for Burning Batts (aka Peter Garrett) has been shifted sideways from his position as Minister for Environment Protection, Heritage and … Continue reading

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The Australian “Disease” Rears Its Ugly Head in Hobart

I had always thought that the Tasmanians were the “good guys” when it came to an understanding of photography – after all there is no fee charged or a permit required for non-advertising photography in their national parks – but sadly … Continue reading

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