Category Archives: National Parks

Parks Victoria … Makes Me Despair

Late on Friday afternoon, November 5th, I got an email from Sasha Sarago, the Indigenous Tourism Officer for Parks Victoria, telling me the following: PHOTOGRAPHY IN NATIONAL PARKS Since June this year Parks Victoria has conducted an independent review of … Continue reading

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Freedom of Expression? It’s Just a Load of Blether!

There was a very interesting article published in today’s edition of The Age newspaper. You can find the article online here … http://www.theage.com.au/opinion/society-and-culture/photography-bans-leave-ordinary-life-out-of-the-picture-20101017-16p0v.html Penned by senior writer, Geoff Strong, the article exposed the ongoing “war against photography” that is being … Continue reading

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Intense Paranoia Rules at Uluru

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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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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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More About This Blog

I started this blog four months ago today and by some measure of coincidence I have just reached 1,000 blog views today as well. But this blog isn’t about numbers but about getting a message across and making sure that … Continue reading

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Responding to Baloney (aka lies) about Uluru

The ABC News website has today run a story based on an interview with the panoramic photographer, Ken Duncan. The story, titled “Snappers want ‘Ulu-rules’ eased” can be seen here: http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2010/08/26/2993756.htm The story was posted just after 9 am this (Thursday) morning … Continue reading

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