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A Budget Primed to Backfire

May 14, 2017 - 15:48 -- Admin

We will know pretty soon, probably next week, how Scott Morrison’s fiscal statement (aka the budget) has gone down with the electorate. Trying to judge the mood of the voters today is fraught with difficulty. It is safe to say, however, that at least 52% will not be swayed by this so-called Labor-lite document. Some…

Mr Trump Goes To Washington – First As Satire, Now As Reality!

May 14, 2017 - 10:37 -- Admin

This was first published as a satiric piece over a year ago. I just thought it timely to republish: Ok, I did suggest that his Vice-President would be Mickey Mouse, whereas it’s actually Mickey Pence. Donald and Mickey… Mm, is Walt Disney running the US from his crygenic chamber? Whatever… Of course, one wonders if…

Moorebank Intermodal withholds notification of threatened plant discoveries

May 12, 2017 - 21:18 -- Admin

Media release from RAID Moorebank Vice President, Jennifer French Did a Federal Government Business Enterprise knowingly withhold information from State Government Agencies? As Chris Corrigan’s Qube Logistics continues to promote the much hyped Moorebank Intermodal Container Terminal, there is growing concern that the Leaseholder [GBE] Moorebank Intermodal Company Limited may have intervened to limit and…

Drug test them all

May 12, 2017 - 12:54 -- Admin

A burning question arises from Budget 2017. What drugs are Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and his team on? There can be no other rational explanation for the inclusion of a total clanger in an otherwise mediocre and generally anticipated bunch of policies. On Tuesday, 9 May, Treasurer Scott Morrison announced money for health, education, and…

A taxing time at Hillsong

May 12, 2017 - 10:19 -- Admin

By Tracie Aylmer When one thinks about Hillsong, one usually thinks of mega churches along the lines of those in America: bright lights and a few celebrities dancing and singing along to rock star bands that get the hymn groove on. I guess it’s all about the buzz, with the added bonus of being ‘included’…