Tuesday, 28 March 2017

Turnbull’s pipe is full of holes

An old friend, Ron Pike ( a retired irrigation farmer and water consultant), had a piece published in the Australian today.

Ron  mentions how:
Sixty-eight years earlier a visionary prime minister, Ben Chifley, announced the start of the Snowy scheme with these words: “This plan is the greatest single project in our history — it will provide vast supplies of water and power to drive decentralisation of industry and population. This is a plan for the nation and it needs the nation to back it.”
The great achievement, not only made a great contribution to Australia's power future, it also