Cows, Kangaroos and Deer, Oh My

Cows at Small Cow Farm, pic from Tourism Australia. I’ve never had a lot to do with cows, except for a rangy herd that lived on my cousin’s property when I was a kid. But they were mostly to be avoided, if considered at all. I now live in a fairly quotidian suburb, quite like […]


If Fairfax Falls, What of Rural Papers?

The extraordinary developments at Fairfax have been well-covered throughout the Australian media and blogosphere. In particular, the Jonathan Green on The Drum, Andrew Jaspan in The Conversation and Eric Beecher in Crikey are very good articles, full of insight and context. But, if Fairfax falls, what will become of rural and regional papers? Or, perhaps […]