below are examples of those collected from public life and discourse
in Australia - from which GAMMA* selects notable examples each
year - and from these a winner for the Tim Fischer Award, named to honour a master of this medium,
for his 1995 statement of concern at the Keating government's
problem with illegal migration from South China:
a situation where the signal rippling through the bamboo grapevine
is that Australia is a green light."
We now celebrate
20 years of this tradition !
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Nowra NSW 2541
July 2009: GAMMA
mourns the passing of columnist Frank
Devine - steadfast propagator
of the cherished form