Of all the nonsensical aspects of our current parliamentary system surely one of the greatest is the way governments pretend to legislate for things that will not come into effect for many years down the track. The current example is the fiction of the Turnbull government's company tax cuts which assume that a future government will not do something different. It is just laughable as anyone who remembers Paul Keating's L A W income tax cuts will understand
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Politicians of all parties should ban all contact with the disgraced former Liberal minister Bruce Bilson. The man who failed to disclose he was collecting a salary from a powerful business lobby group while still a member of parliament is now acting as a lobbyist for the Franchise Council of Australia. Decent politicians would refuse to deal with him.
Those followers of politics stupid enough to refuse to read a Murdoch paper are missing out on some of the best political reporting for years.
The breathtaking beauty of Julis River, captured by Francois Fourie, in all of it’s wild takayna / Tarkine glory. Help us bring the plight of takayna / Tarkine to the Earth’s attention by pledging to fund Australia’s largest environmental arts project: https://t.co/RJOp5OJoJZ pic.twitter.com/p8zHPeTan6
At the two recent state elections the Greens vote has fallen.
In South Australia on Saturday their 6.6% share was two points down on their 2014 effort and 1.5 percentage points down on 2014.