October 2017


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UGLY TRUTHS BEHIND BEERSHEBA

By Jeremy Salt Within a month two events will be celebrated that have a left a deep imprint on the “western”’ consciousness. The most significant is the Balfour Declaration, a piece of paper whose destructive…


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ALL THE NEWS THAT’S FIT TO PERVERT

“Shire ‘junket’ anger” shrills the Mornington Peninsula Leader excitedly on page one of this week’s (24 October) edition. It was reacting to shire CEO Carl Cowie’s 20-day study tour to Europe, a trip enabled and…



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SAD, SILLY STORY OF POOL FOOLISHNESS

Bandicoot’s heart goes out to the hardy pro-pool group who flocked to council on March 14 to revive community interest in the Southern Peninsula Aquatic Centre, the project that some even now forlornly hope will…


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FIJI ‘APPOINTS US PR FLACK’ (continued)

But it was the appointment of Mr Ben Simmonds of PR company QORVIS as liaison officer at COP 23 that caused the biggest stir. Bandicoot understands that Ms Cohen awaits responses to the following questions:…



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PET EXPO DOOMED: CASH NEEDED ELSEWHERE

◙ Freedom of Information documents spell it out. So why weren’t we just told the facts? EXCLUSIVE Avid readers of Bandicoot’s posts will recall councillors voting in May to “discontinue” the Peninsula Pet Expo, which the…