The Death of the Democracy Sausage? In November 2018, Bunnings, the Australian hardware retailer issued new guidelines for charities who raise funds from sausage sizzles outside Bunnings’ stores. A sausage sizzle at its simplest is the act of cooking thin beef mince sausages on a barbecue hot plate (never the grill section) and serving it …

Diggings 28 October 2018

A more than usually depressing Compost edition: hopefully the cartoons will lighten the mood, particularly Golding's riffs on my favourite Aussie icon, the democracy sausage occasioned by the by-election in the seat of Wentworth, New South Wales. The new normal? How climate change is making drought worse ‘For people suffering from lack of income, both …