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Reporting From Arnhemland

Another day in the office for a journalist on the Arnhemland beat. “The corrugated iron is covering a litter of dead puppies …”

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“Learning to play the typewriter” – Andrew McMillan’s life of words and rock ‘n roll

“The best advice that I ever got was given by members of Status Quo “Whatever you do, don’t puncture your skin.” Snort it, drink it, smoke it, swallow it … but don’t ever stick a needle in.”

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What to do if pulled over by Queensland police? Make a movie.

Anyone on a bike or wearing biker clothing can be reasonably suspected to have criminal associations in Queensland. That is nothing short of discrimination and “profiling”, yet it is now enshrined in Queensland law. “The difficulty with that is a police officer can say to a person that they have a reasonable suspicion, but in reality that would be totally unreasonable,”

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When drought stalks the land, graziers become rent-seekers and bone collectors

Bad news from the west – Western Queensland: Pasture condition is generally poor across the area and stock are requiring supplements. Stock condition is generally poor across the area. An increasing number of livestock are in a condition that is less than required for trucking

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Did the Prime Minister turn a profit from Pollie Pedal?

Julie Owens MP: “I don’t believe that you can call it charity work if the taxpayer is paying your salary to do it – let alone if you make a profit out of it on the back of $350 in travelling allowance a day.”

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Roadkill of the Week: Feral Cat, Carpentaria Highway, NT

Welcome to the NT – where the feral cats are as big as children. The cats grow to about 20kg … the same weight as a five-year-old boy.

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Roadkill of the Week: Spectacled Hare Wallaby. Carpentaria Highway, NT

Apart from all-to-frequent roadkill there isn’t much to see along the 400 or so kilometres of the Carpentaria Highway that runs from the Stuart Highway at Daly Waters to the coast just east of the small town of Borroloola.

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Roadkill of the week. Jabiru.

The sad and needless death of a beautiful bird.

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The killer inside. Roadkill of the week: Wedge-tailed Eagle

As the bird loomed – black, broad wings and talons spread, fighting for life, air and height – my front seat passenger let out a small scream.

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Burning down the house. When rats & snakes take their revenge.

Only in Texas. “We were trying to kill a snake with fire,” the woman said during a 911 call. “It done caught the house.”

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