Raising the Barr

Raising the BARR- Week ending 24 January 2022

2022 predictions
  CRYSTAL BALL PREDICTIONS FOR 2022 It’s time for the year’s most important column – one that will see the rise of fortunes and the demise of political careers. No…
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Raising the BARR- Week ending 10 December 2021

  GOODBYE 2021 – HELLO 2022 Life is far too precious to be willing our time away. Ask most people as they come closer to the end of life and…
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Raising the BARR- Week ending 19 November 2021

  VOLUNTARY ASSISTED DYING The concept of being able to end one’s life, when the end is near and the end is certain, is often called euthanasia. It also is…
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Raising the BARR- Week ending 12 November 2021

  A HSC TO (NEVER) FORGET For the HSC class of 2021, the past 2 years have been unforgettable but highly worthy of forgetfulness. Remember that COVID hit our shores…
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Raising the BARR- Week ending 29 October 2021

  SHOULD ICAC OVERLOOK LIES? I pose a few questions to us all, as a society. Should we have an ICAC? Should we have an independent body, a commission, that…
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Raising the BARR- Week ending 15 October 2021

  A NEW PREMIER! WHAT HAPPENED? Two weeks ago, I had already written for this fortnightly column before the NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian decided that it was time for her…
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Raising the BARR- Week ending 01 October 2021

  WHAT EXACTLY IS WELFARE AND WHO GETS IT? One of things that has happened during COVID has been massive spending by State and Federal Governments to get money into…
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Raising the BARR- Week ending 17 September 2021

  SOME GOOD NEWS I have spent many weeks now, using data and statistics, to convince all and sundry that the vaccinations rates in our local area, the traditional old…
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Raising the BARR- Week ending 03 September 2021

  THE HARDEST PART OF A 7 DAY LOCKDOWN IS THE FIRST 5 WEEKS I don’t think that too many of us could have predicted that when the Hunter went…
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Raising the BARR- Week ending 20 August 2021

  OUR HEALTH WORKERS AND HEALTH NETWORKS ARE TRUE CHAMPIONS The incredible work being done right across our Health agencies really needs to be recognised and applauded. The many hours…
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