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The Greens stumble in Week 2 of the 2016 Australian federal election campaign

May 21, 2016 - 00:15 -- Admin

To be honest I find it hard to warm to the man, but I was still very surprised to find that Greens Senator for Victoria Richard Di Natale had not properly declared the property interests of both he and his wife.Di Natale was elected to the Australian Senate at the 2010 federal election and his term began on 1 July 2011.On 19 July 2011 Di Natale signed the Statement of Registerable Interests for senators.In thi

Memo for Kevin Hogan (The Nationals) Member for Page

May 20, 2016 - 06:00 -- Admin

Yesterday, Thursday 19 May, a regular at the table of knowledge at the local watering hole reported on a visit to the city of Grafton, which is in the federal electorate of Page that's currently held by the National Party's Kevin Hogan.A short walk along the western side of the main block of Grafton's main street (Prince Street) between Fitzroy and Pound Streets at 10.30am, revealed six vacant business premises. A sad sign indeed!

Labor blots its copybook in Week 2 of the federal election campaign

May 20, 2016 - 00:15 -- Admin

Preselecting a 49 year-old candidate in West Australia who at nineteen assaulted a police officer could be seen as an unfortunate mistake easily rectified, but for this to be followed less than a week later by the discovery that one of Labor’s Victorian MPs seeking re-election had not declared an investment property for close to three years can only be called the first big blunder of the party

Commonwealth Bank may be investigated for victimisation of whisleblower offence

May 18, 2016 - 00:16 -- Admin

The Australian bad bank reports flow like an never-ending stream …..The Sydney Morning Herald, 7 May 2016:The chair of the powerful Senate economics references committee has lashed the Commonwealth Bank its "unacceptable" lack of attendance at a Senate inquiry into wrongdoing within its insurance arm CommInsure and has accused the bank o