Ric Jay

Ric Jay
A background in senior News and Current Affairs management, political reporter, ABC foreign correspondent, war correspondent, communications advisor for not-for-profits in Asia and the Pacific, communications director of the Noosa de-amalgamation campaign. Editor of Noosa Matters.

Our collaborative Council goes down the river

The disintegration of cooperative, effective governance in this term of a deeply fractured Noosa Council has been disturbing to witness.  Never more so than during what passed for a Council “ordinary’ meeting in October; a meeting in which any attempt

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An ambush on the ailing Noosa River

It was an ambush by the banks of the Noosa River and no prisoners were taken. The post-truth, conspiracy-laden politics in front of a cheering public gallery mob could have been played out in Tennessee. But this was Noosa on

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Our collaborative Council goes down the river

The disintegration of cooperative, effective governance in this term of a deeply fractured Noosa Council has been disturbing to witness.  Never more so than during what passed for a Council “ordinary’ meeting in October; a meeting in which any attempt

Read More »

An ambush on the ailing Noosa River

It was an ambush by the banks of the Noosa River and no prisoners were taken. The post-truth, conspiracy-laden politics in front of a cheering public gallery mob could have been played out in Tennessee. But this was Noosa on

Read More »