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The 2022 Federal Election is over

June 15th, 2022
We will be doing hard labour for the next three years.  What a mess the World is in. What a mess the Country is in. What a mess the State is in. The last two and a half years have been the pits, and there doesnlt seem much joy ahead. more »

Two years on, no change

February 23rd, 2022
Are untidy clearway signs that important during two years of the disaster of Covid? Obviousily not, so apart from taking photos of the state of the signs over this time I haven't added to this site. But the signs are still untidy and the question is,… more »

Urgent product recall

May 24th, 2021

Will Co-Vid be the excuse

May 14th, 2021
    Since 2005 I have been trying to get a bit of common sense in the installation of a simple clearway sign by RMS contractors. I have been very quiet on this website because of Co-Vid, because crooked clearway signs didn't seem that important, but… more »

It's OK to mine under Woronora dam

August 27th, 2020   Not enough people complained so it's not important???? more »

Local MP comes out FIGHTING.

June 24th, 2020
There has been a couple of articles in the Sutherland Shire Leader which have mentioned my local MP Lee Evans, that caught my attention.  A few weeks ago MP Evans told us he has been "FIGHTING" for a four lane bridge on Heathcote road over the Woronora… more »

Nothing has changed for the better

December 30th, 2019 more »

Use two bolts

December 30th, 2019
Use two bolts
The link below explains what happens when I tried to get something obviously wrong, fixed Fast response ( Update May 1 2021 Since I first posted this page in December 2019, things have only worsened, and I have many photos of… more »

Hi-Vis in Beverly Hills on King George Rd.

December 21st, 2019
It has happened, the last section in the renewal of the old white clearway signs to Hi-Vis yellow between Sutherland and St. Ives has been completed. I noticed some weeks ago that new yellow signs were up but covered with grey tape. Yesterday I drove… more »

What to do?

November 2nd, 2019
What to do?
 Someone, some boffin at one time invented a bracket you could fasten onto a wooden or metal pole, to hold up signs.  This "inventor" somehow convinced the Department of main roads (DMR) that this bracket was great to hang up signs along NSW roads.… more »


October 29th, 2019
I have used the RMS Fail .com link to my original site because RMS Fail is easier to remember more »


October 22nd, 2019
My quest to get some common sense in the installation of clearway signs by the RMS, and it's favoured contractors has turned quixotic more »

Drama opposite Southgate

October 4th, 2019
o[IKLJ more »


September 28th, 2019 more »


September 27th, 2019
Appalling is a word that is used quite a lot. Not always in context. What is appalling in this photo? more »

Fast response

August 5th, 2019
    rang the 1800 number Mr McSweeney gave me and was told that they can help if I say which clearway sign needs maintainence, and they will send out workers to        From: Ventia Boral Amey Joint Venture (… more »

Terry Terry Terry

July 30th, 2019
I wrote to the new Roads Minister about the state of our clearway signs. Today I recieved this letter from an old friend Terry    more »

Why has it been so difficult

July 20th, 2019 more »

Forest Rd Bexly

July 17th, 2019
I drove along Forest Rd Bexly and saw some of the old white clearway signs more »

Another day more bracket creep

July 8th, 2019
Turning left onto Taren Point Road from The Kingsway I noticed these near new clearway signs. more »

Bracket creep

July 6th, 2019
Heading back from from Alfords Point to Hurstville on Friday 5 July I noticed these examples of work done by RMS contractors. more »

Roads Minister No 3

June 26th, 2019
       As I said in my previous post  I would email the new roads minister Mr Constance, and last night I did using his contact page.   "Dear Minister Constance,   for nearly four years now I have been trying to get change in the way the new… more »

Say no more.

June 12th, 2019
This morning I had to go to Balmain from home in Kirrawee.  On the way there and back I took the following photos. more »

The carnival is over

May 23rd, 2019
We have had two Elections and the goodies have won.  That means we have a new Roads Minister in NSW  more »

Give me a ring Chris

March 11th, 2019
If there is anything on this site over the last three years that doesn't make sense, give me a ring Chris. There is a lot of repeated stuff because I thought one email would get action. more »

Beware the Ides of March

March 9th, 2019
    Below is a post I put up when I thought direct action was necesscary.   My wife was pleading with me to give up, "you can't win she said"  I didn't want to win, I just want common sense.… more »

Not your local paper

March 8th, 2019
  From: Hans Stephens <> Sent: Friday, 8 March 2019 12:35 AM To: '' <> Subject: Local paper       Dear Editor,   When I rang the… more »

Stop press

March 5th, 2019
  Sorry  lot of photos have disappeared from  older pages on this site.  (I'm not blaming China) (or the RMS (or my Wife) One day I'll go back and put them back up.… more »

where to now

February 28th, 2019
It started back in 2005 when lots of people were complaining about a couple of school zone speed cameras on the Highway at Kogarah, and there was lot's of  "we'll look at it" "Yes there does seem to be a problem",  but nobody was doing anything. … more »

What next?

February 19th, 2019