Tag: Australian History

The History of Australia’s Daylight Saving

If you ask my mother-in-law (who is one of the loveliest people I know, but not a woman to mince words) Day Light Saving is a scourge on farming communities – particularly dairy farmers like her (before she retired). Not only does it take the cows a couple of days to get into the new …

We Are Sorry

This past Saturday, February the 13th 2021, marked 13 years since then Prime Minister Kevin Rudd apologised to Indigenous Australians for the cruelty, brutality and injustice that they had been treated with in the past, since Australia had been colonised and settled by England. We apologise for the laws and policies of successive Parliaments and …