People in Parks

 People in Parks
 What a crazy idea!
 User pays,
 Buildings stay
 Businesses,
 Forty storeys
 Sound construction
 Quirky's right!
 Better concrete policed by tasers
 Than wind through leaves
 Better glass than grass.
 Silly me, more tunnels
 Than child swings
 Big trucks go-between bridges
 Grind down bicycle riders
 Moving goods, jobs and property
 Rates pay for parks
 Plovers in parks
 Sound their complaint
 At sundown
 Before sleeping rough
 In this unfinished place

Ian Curr
Sept 2014… Go to Article

People need parks!

Under Public Land and Council Assets Local Law 2014 Brisbane City Council is intending to limit public assembly in local parks, malls, and gardens. The restrictions on use of public parks require “a person who wants to conduct an activity with exclusive use of a particular site within a park for a set period of time must book the site.”… Go to Article

Babcock boys go for frock ‘n’ awe

[Editor’s note: Babcock & Brown … the ones that the ATO could never catch up with … but they were always bottom feeding obscurantists, weren’t they?]frock & awe

The Babcock & Brown boys – Phil Green and Trevor Loewensohn – who got the band back together under the name of boutique advisory Alceon have not lost their taste for high-octane deals.… Go to Article