30th July 2009
PROPERTY RIGHTS AUSTRALIA
“The erosion of private property rights is the single biggest issue
facing the rural community. It creates uncertainty, stifles investment,
job creation and threatens incomes and service delivery.”
30th July 2009
Dear PRA Members
In the Property Rights Australia, Members newsletter sent out on the 8th of July, our new Chairman, Ron
Bahnisch introduced the new board and each board member’s role. Amongst my other duties Ron informed you of;
I was to also supervise a website under the umbrella of Steve Truman’s Agmates website. Barnaby Joyce
contributes to Agmates and it is very popular.
Agmates is: a dynamic and multi – faceted site, interacting people on the bigger potential it has, it allows unedited
a dynamic and multi – faceted site, interacting people on the bigger potential it has, it allows unedited
views and discussion of any topic which may concern you, your expressed opinions are viewed by rural people
across Australia as well a wide cross section of the community in Australia and internationally.
What are the benefits to PRA: quick dispersal of info to rural Aust. at a single point, publicise future events, place
quick dispersal of info to rural Aust. at a single point, publicise future events, place
any information we want public, place our newsletter, discuss issues on the discussion forums & blogs accessible
to all Agmate members, discuss specific Property Rights Australia matters on the Property Rights Australia group
site. On Agmates you can interact with multiple people at one time, you can voice your concerns, social network is
a bonus on the side – find out what rainfall we each have had (or lack there of), announce hatches, matches and
despatches, say g’day and know the other person will get the message unlike radio.
What are the downsides: always remember many others will see what you place on the site, think before you click
always remember many others will see what you place on the site, think before you click
send, Is this confidential info? Have I gone over the top with my comment? When you place something on
someone’s comment wall, others can see the comment too
I asked Steve Truman of Ag Mates if he had a page of basic navigation tips so we didn’t have to reinvent the wheel.
He didn’t but Steve sat down & wrote up this page that I have got a link to herehttp://
Action required: Study the attachment or the same info is at this link – http://www.agmates.com/blog/agmateshelp/
Study the attachment or the same info is at this link – http://www.agmates.com/blog/agmateshelp/
Go to the site by clicking on this link: http://agmates.ning.com/ Become a member of Agmates by following the
instructions on the attachment or link.
Become a member on Property Rights Australia’s group page: Note at the top line of the Agmates site there is
Note at the top line of the Agmates site there is
a row of tabs that say – Main My Page Groups Members………………
Click on the groups page and look for the bold blue PRA tab, click on that and it will take you to Property Rights
Australia’s group page. Look on the top right hand corner of the page and you will see to the left of your name a +
join Property Rights Australia, click on it and sign up.
click on it and sign up.
Friends: might seem a bit corny but you will get requests from other members to be your friend. Don’t be too
might seem a bit corny but you will get requests from other members to be your friend. Don’t be too
concerned, it is what helps the site to function, you can accept or decline a friend request; you can seek out
amongst the members of Agmates people you know & request from them to be a friend on Agmates.
Computer Illiterate: There is another group page that provides friendly help; go to the group’s page &
There is another group page that provides friendly help; go to the group’s page &
find Computer Novices Help Group
You can also phone me or email
PO Box 35
Charleville Q 4470 07 46540188 0418797294
Property Rights Australia