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Dear Editor,   NSW has imposed water restrictions, stating that water inflows are the lowest since 1940. Now is the time to consider ways to save water.    It's undeniable that between irrigating...

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Dear Editor,   "Wool Week" is the ideal time for everyone to consider the brutality of the wool industry and resolve to use alternative fabrics. The appalling cruelty in Australian shearing sheds was...

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Dear Editor, Have you ever been accused of acting like a sheep? It's a compliment! A new study by a neuroscientist shows that sheep are complex, individualistic, and social animals. But farmers still...

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Dear Editor,   On Mother’s Day, thousands of mothers will be separated from their babies.   In the dairy industry, newborn calves are taken away from their mothers shortly after birth so that the milk...
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Dear Editor, In a display of hypocrisy breathtaking even for animal exploitation industries, the Farmers' Federation has expressed outrage at the attempts by the EU to get local farmers to respect...
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Dear Editor, Hundreds of thousands of hens are expected to be killed following the salmonella food poisoning event that saw a nationwide recall of eggs last week. What most people don’t realise is that...
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Dear Editor, At a recent scientific conference, not one but three pharmaceutical companies announced the stunning failures of experimental Alzheimer’s drugs that had tested successfully in mice, who...
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Dear Editor,   Steve Irwin was no saint, nor would he have claimed to be. He was a showbiz personality, acting the part of a "wildlife warrior" brilliantly, while in reality exploiting and harassing the...
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Dear Editor, How much do punters know about the industry that takes their money? The racing industry seems to think Australians are mug punters – gullible and easily swindled. In addition to the charges...
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Dear Editor, "Shooting the messenger" has been a popular sport for at least 2,000 years (although back then, Plutarch tells us, the messenger would be decapitated for bringing bad news). Australia kept...
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