Face-off

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It seems there were very few peo­ple in the North West ready to con­grat­u­late Qan­tas for their huge prof­its, given the con­tin­ued cam­paign against high air­fares to the re­gion. How much did Alan Joyce get paid last year? Was it $13 mil­lion or there­abouts — bet he doesn’t fly cat­tle.

Sandi McAullay Hon­estly. Keep rip­ping us off left right and cen­tre.

Lil­iana Bat­tle A cer­e­mony was held to com­mem­o­rate the Fly­ing Foam Mas­sacre late last month, where count­less Yabu­rara peo­ple were killed at the hands of Euro­pean set­tlers. Sadly this is just one ex­am­ple of what the govern­ment of the day en­dorsed. It’s time we stopped pre­tend­ing th­ese things didn’t hap­pen and start ac­knowl­edg­ing the bru­tal­ity of white set­tle­ment in Oz.

Judy Briggs To post your com­ments on is­sues that af­fect the re­gion, visit our Face­book page at www.face­book.com/ pil­baranews Posts and com­ments on Face­book may be pub­lished and edited for le­gal, con­tent or space rea­sons.

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