I am happy to provide Ms Norton (Letter to Editor July 16) with more information regarding her “sarcastic comment” made to me at a meeting in relation to seeking assistance to explore the possibilities of building a multi-purpose community hall for Yass.
While I was tempted to devote a column to the bizarre happenings in the Senate over the past week – to describe it as ‘chaos’ would be an understatement – there was another uplifting but sad event that deserves top billing this week.
In 1985, less than 140,000 people were studying at an Australian university. Now, there are nearly a million. Most school leavers will now attend university or start formal vocational training of some kind.