"Changes to the southern suburbs are being advanced with little detail available to the residents in the firing line. Rest assured, when the deals have been done, the residents will be told – sorry, consulted," writes PAUL COSTIGAN.
Gordon Ramsay has another new job in which the ex-minister's minister is the ex-colleague who beat the ex-MLA to Labor's last seat in Ginninderra. All forgiven, Tara? It's "Seven Days" with IAN MEIKLE.
"The pristine veldt in the diorama lacks burning houses and crops, dead horses, dead sheep, field hospitals choked with soldiers dying of disease… and civilians dying in British concentration camps," writes CON BOEKEL.
"It is now common for developer-driven DAs to include worthy statements about climate, community values and involvement. The reality is that consultation processes involve ticking boxes and tokenistic engagement," writes PAUL COSTIGAN.
JULIE TONGS, CEO of Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health and Community Services, is all for raising the age of criminal responsibility from 10 to 14, but says that first the ACT government needs to fix the problems with the present system.