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On occasion I like to share a bit of “ranty Inga” here on my blog. But mostly I reserve my personal Facebook page for that. This is one of those moments for which there are not enough mediums and portals and forums to express the complete and utter rage I have. MILLIONS of dollars are now being spent so Australia can go kill Muslims… Meanwhile in Utopia, it takes three months for Barkly Shire, the Northern Territory govt. and anyone bloody else to get their shit together to make sure one community has a fucking bore to supply drinking water.

THIS IS A FUCKING OUTRAGE!

In fact, as far as I am concerned that is simply not a strong enough expression for what is going on here.

“An Aboriginal health service relied upon by 800 of the most disadvantaged citizens in the country will be forced to fundraise $35,000 for a new bore after their own water source was cut off for almost three months.”

THERE IS NOT ONE SINGLE COMMUNITY IN AUSTRALIA WHO WOULD HAVE TO WAIT FOR A COUNCIL TO SUPPLY WATER FOR LONGER THAN A DAY, WHERE THE PROBLEM WAS INFRASTRUCTURE. UNLESS THAT COMMUNITY IS ABORIGINAL!

This is what apartheid looks like. Enjoy your water, white Australia.

I honestly did not believe I would still be reading about this after so long. I just can not get my head around this situation. You can read more about your apartheid nation here, folks:

http://newmatilda.com/2014/09/16/three-months-without-water-means-health-crisis-growing-utopia-community

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/sep/15/ten-weeks-dry-water-is-still-a-privilege-not-a-right-in-indigenous-australia

Black Feminist Ranter – Celeste Liddle, has been writing about this. Keep up to date. You can also find her on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/Utopiana

There is a Fb page running in conjunction with a crowd funding event:

Water For Utopia

http://www.mycause.com.au/page/82019/waterforutopia

The community needs $35,000 to drill a new water bore. If you have ANYTHING to spare, ANYTHING, then please donate. Some people who can are even trucking water out to the community.

This is not what happens in my country. People do not live without drinking water and basic infrastructure.

Help prove it.

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