Posts Tagged ‘Peter latz

The Henbury confusion

Dec 19, 2012 | 2 Comments

The Henbury confusion

Background Briefing  deserves a pat on the back for keeping the saga of Henbury Station in the public eye with a report by Caddie Brian and Di Martin (aired 16/12/12). The report presents the views of R.M. Williams Pastoral Holdings (which bought the property in 2011 with Federal Government money), Central Australian pastoralists, botanist/conservationist Peter Latz , the CLC and Henbury traditional owner Barry Abbott. Disappointingly – but probably not through lack of trying on the ABC’s p...Read more

Bushies team up with freaks and mongrels

Sep 27, 2012 | Discuss

Bushies team up with freaks and mongrels

The humble cabbage took a bollocking from botanist Peter Latz at the launch of a bush medicines section at Alice Springs’ community garden earlier this month. The Hermannsburg-born author of Bushfires And Bushtucker threw diplomacy to the wind as he compared the traditional plants wild-harvested by the Arrernte with the “freaks and mongrels” they will be growing alongside in Burke Street. His point, perhaps a little overstated for dramatic effect, was that we have bred much of the nutritio...Read more