Informit article: The basin and the kill

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A devastating combination: agribusiness, political bastardry and complacency.

In my thirty years’ experience of country life and the hospitality business, I have met many National Party representatives. I remember receiving a visit by the Anthony clan soon after a very exciting review of my restaurant in The Age back in 1995. They were charming people, and happy that a country boy (at the time!) was successful in a semi-remote location. The member for Farrah, across the Murray on the NSW side, Tim Fischer, was a regular diner and an engaging fellow if ever there was one.

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