Nine years on...


And a lot has changed but a lot hasn't ...

Ok, so the photo shows a much younger Lori and also 15kgs heavier, but it shows a significant asset of Australia, the Darling River, photographed from North Bourke (recognise this Jenny & Steve?). This river is amongst so many assets that are survival assets but tourism assets to help our regional towns survive and thrive.


As this river starts to flow again and I get ready to head further west than here I can't help to be reminded about the feeling I have when I am there and the feelings my kids had when they were there. It's a feeling that every Australian should know and connect with. Words such as 'peace', 'beauty', '