I’ve just returned from my latest bush trip feeling cranky. There are two reasons for this. One is that the
In addition, I’m becoming increasingly aware of the drying-up of basic services (Physiotherapy – to name one) to people who have the temerity to live more than two hundred kilometres from Brisbane. Physiotherapists these days can earn a fortune ministering to footballers and baby boomers in
Maybe it’s time realistic tax concessions were applied to rural communities. A measure of their standard of access to basic services could be computed, and tax concessions geared to this. Mind you – it would never fly politically. There are no longer votes in the bush.