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    Lots of people will only think water science is important when the hyper saline water fills the gulfs and fish stocks go down causing higher costs for seafood.

    Water science covers lots of different areas in our environment and as a drought stricken country it is very important that we maintain adequate supply of fresh usable water for agriculture as well as for drinking.

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    Some of the Chaplains that have been given funding, are groups that are openly anti gay, and have lobbied against homosexuality. And yet the Abbott government has gotten rid of funding to actual trained professionals like psychologist, arrrgh!

    http://gaynewsnetwork.com.au/news/na...bia-13835.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by beebs View Post
    Some of the Chaplains that have been given funding, are groups that are openly anti gay, and have lobbied against homosexuality. And yet the Abbott government has gotten rid of funding to actual trained professionals like psychologist, arrrgh!

    http://gaynewsnetwork.com.au/news/na...bia-13835.html
    It really is sickening. Chaplains have no place in public schools. We have students that don't have parental permission to speak with our chaplain. Where is their access to counselling then?

    Imagine the outcry if this funding was for imams!
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    Too true! I seem to recall a major water contamination in Sydney's drinking supply about 14 or 15 years ago. Talk about short memories.

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    Lots of people will only think water science is important when the hyper saline water fills the gulfs and fish stocks go down causing higher costs for seafood.

    Water science covers lots of different areas in our environment and as a drought stricken country it is very important that we maintain adequate supply of fresh usable water for agriculture as well as for drinking.

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    Actually I know of a case of water contamination in Sydney a couple of years ago that made a family sick so it's still happening :/

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    Well of course you're going to say that its not like you would vote yourself out of a job..
    Im not saying it so im not out of a job. Im saying it because I understand the importance of water and SAFE drinking water and what it takes to get that

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    How long ago was the Sydney water outbreak where the water supply became unsafe? Long enough for many on here (young uns) to not remember. I think it was Cryptosporidium causing the issues but may be wrong and happy to be corrected. It was science, not the church, that identified the cause and sorted that. It's possible we take safe water for granted in this country.

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    Quote Originally Posted by beebs View Post
    Too true! I seem to recall a major water contamination in Sydney's drinking supply about 14 or 15 years ago. Talk about short memories.
    Oops. Should have read down before my last post. I hope you are a great mind, because we think alike :-P

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    Quote Originally Posted by clbj View Post
    How long ago was the Sydney water outbreak where the water supply became unsafe? Long enough for many on here (young uns) to not remember. I think it was Cryptosporidium causing the issues but may be wrong and happy to be corrected. It was science, not the church, that identified the cause and sorted that. It's possible we take safe water for granted in this country.

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    Not a great mind by a long shot, but definitely an interested mind. I like to read things, and know things. Apathy breeds ignorance and all that kind of stuff!

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    Oops. Should have read down before my last post. I hope you are a great mind, because we think alike :-P
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