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Human Services Minister Alan Tudge says the public is "fed up". You bet we are!

June 16, 2017 - 00:16 -- Admin

The Sydney Morning Herald, 13 June 2017:Judges and magistrates have lashed out at "grossly improper and unfair" conduct by several Turnbull government MPs, who accused Victorian courts of being too soft on terror offenders.Federal Liberal MP Alan Tudge has taken a public swipe at Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews o

Blind ignorance and political opportunism continue to rule the federal corridors of power

June 15, 2017 - 00:16 -- Admin

“Some MPs are also concerned that a CET would be too similar to Labor's climate policy and would see the Government lose its edge over the Opposition.” [ABC News, 13 June 2016]The National Electricity Market (NEM) is said to be the longest geographically connected power system in the world, supplying five of Australia’s eight states and territories with electricity for home

Sick and tired of the silvertail Turnbull Government and its mouthpiece Alan Tudge demonising the unemployed in a tight jobs market?

June 14, 2017 - 00:16 -- Admin

This was 9 News on 13 June 2017, at the obvious urging of Human Services Minister Alan Tudge, indulging in a round of naming and shaming in "Australia's ten worst dole bludging towns and suburbs revealed":TOP TEN LIST1. Caboolture, Queensland - 11.4% unemployment March 20172.

Are Berejiklian & Co attempting to pull an environmental sleight of hand on NSW communities who value their green and biodiverse landscapes?

June 13, 2017 - 00:15 -- Admin

On  23 November 2016 the NSW Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016 (repealing the Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995, the Nature Conservation Trust Act 2001 and the animal and plant provisions of the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974) became law.On the same day the NSW Local Land Services Amendment Act 2016 (repealing the Native Vegetation Act 2003 and amending the Local Land Services Act 2013 in relation to native vegetation land management in rural areas) also became

Crime remains comparatively low in the NSW Northern Rivers region during the first quarter of 2017

June 12, 2017 - 00:16 -- Admin

As communities in the NSW Northern Rivers have come to expect our region is not the worst when it comes to instances of recorded crime but it is not the best either.In the first quarter of 2017 in Coffs Harbour-Grafton and Richmond-Tweed statistical areas recorded incidents for domestic violence, non-domestic assault, sexual assault, indecent assault & other sexual offences all rose, while Richmond-Tweed saw the number of people murdered rise from one to four.Tweed and Clarence Valley loc