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Healthy female "dog" to breed with Parson Russell Terrier, to produce ASSISTANCE DOGS.   Rochedale South QLD 4123
I wish to breed from my Parson Russell Terrier. He is a trained assistance dog. He has a wonderful nature. The breed of his mate could be varied or a cross; eg Parson Russell Terrier, Jack Russell Terrier, Beagle, Bull Terrier, Bull mastiff, Staffy, and/or Fox Terrier plus many others. She does not need to be "pedigreed". I am very protective of my dogs. She will become very valuable to me and become one of my assistance "dogs". If we can assist each other, please contact me on my contact form, including your email address and your landline phone number so I can phone you to discuss. 

Because I am disabled and have an LLB [so therefore understand the Law surrounding disabilities and assistance dogs] I am now branching out to providing Assistance dogs to disabled persons [even if disabled in only a minor way and so not even realizing it]. This is not a business proposition but rather just a very necessary service I can offer to the community.
Many people have a disability and do not realize their ailment or "problem" is by law, the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (Cth) [DDA], classified as a "disability". This is especially so for people getting on in years, and who have a dog, and are maybe moving to accommodation where they are told they cannot take their dog. In a majority of cases, those people cannot be legally forced to surrender their animal/dog.
I will be assisting those person who already have dogs, but are being forced, unlawfully, to dispose of them because maybe they are moving accommodation. I can train your existing dogs to be assistance dogs and provide the documentation as required by the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (Cth) [DDA]. I do not intend to charge for this, but just maybe cover some marginal costs.

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The SIMPLE PERMANENT SOLUTION to our water crisis

The SIMPLE PERMANENT SOLUTION to our water crisis.

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We should take our lesson from biomimicry.   Firstly we reduce our need for water by using waterless toilets, as promoted by The Australian Government and the Adelaide Hills Council in South Australia, where composting toilets are approved by the South Australian Department of Health.  What is ESSENTIAL  is an OVERALL PLAN.  The BLIND BEATTIE BLIGH [that's repeatable] "team" should read my OPEN LETTER to them.

The drinking water we need is simply rainwater.  We will not need any more dams.  In fact we already have more than enough dammed water in SEQ. Let's do some sums.  Consider a smaller than average suburban house block, say 400sq mts.  The Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology site shows that for the much drier than average, year 1 September, 2005 to 31 August, 2006, the Brisbane district and most of the coast of Queensland had 900 to 1200 mm or more, of rain. We can work with 900mm to allow for an even drier year.  400sq mtrs X 0.9mtr  = 360cu mtrs ot 360,000 litres of water; about 1,000 litres per day.   Now, you may say that it is only the rain on the roof that is collected.  Maybe that is all that is necesssary, but if more is needed, movable sails/concertina roof structures could be employed to collect more water.  Water falling on the soil could be collected for gardening purposes, and residents can prevent any run-off from the block.  You can see from my record that I use about an average of 60litres per day.  A ball park figure for Australians at present is about 300 litres per day.  That would be without recycling grey water and using a water flushing toilet.   With waterless toilets and full recycling of greywater, the daily usage would easily drop to 100 litres per day.   When people have their own water and other are not using it so only they are responsible for its use, those people are likely to budget their water usage far better.  


Apropos a permanent solution: Importantly, as the population of Queensland grows with migration from southern states, causing more homes to be built so demanding more drinking water and human waste removal services,  the supply of  drinking water and human waste removal increases incrementally, as it is built into each home.  As for that increasing the cost of housing development, it is just a matter of replacing the cost of supply of sewerage service to the block and sewerage "headworks"and charge for water "headworks".   In fact, the supply of the composting toilet may be comparable to the cost of a toilet and sewer pipes installed to the main sewer running past the block.  Then, it would be far cheaper to develop as there would be no cost of provision of sewers running past the block nor cost for sewerage headworks.  The rainwater system would be comparable to the cost of reticulating water to the site and then running pipes on site.   We should interest building developers and housing subdividers to embrace this PLAN.  It will reduce the cost of new homes.  It will also reduce the ongoing cost of rates for sewerage and water reticulation.

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