NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption media release 5 June 2014: Findings of corrupt conductOperation CabotThe ICAC found that Edward Obeid Sr engaged in corrupt conduct by misusing his position as a member of Parliament (MP) to benefit his family's financial interests by improperly influencing Steve Dunn, a senior bureaucrat formerly within the Department of Water and Energy (DWE) in the discha
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Letter to the Editor in The Daily Examiner, 31 May2014:Country let down"TRUST me, fisherman," the crocodile said. The fisherman did. The fisherman died."Trust us, Australia," Tony Abbott, Joe Hockey and their rich pals said.
The fight continues across the Dispatch Box over the contention that the present Speaker in the Australian House of Representatives, Liberal MP Bronwyn Bishop, is biased and abuses privilege.Australian House of Representatives Hansa
According to a Metgasco Limited statement to the Australian Stock Exchange (repeated in a media release) it has; been advised by the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) that it will not be proceeding with an inquiry into the Company. The advice makes it clear that there was no information in the referral to ICAC that was indicative of corrupt conduct.Unfortunately for this coal seam and t
The political duel continues in ‘The people of the Northern Rivers and political allies versus Coal seam and tight gas exploration company Metgasco Limited and political allies’.Excerpts from NSW Legislative Council Hansard 15 May 2014:1838. Mr Buckingham to move—1. That this House notes that:(a) the Driller Logs and Well Completion Reports from Metgasco
THE LIE BY WAY OF REPEATED DISTORTION‘‘How can it be unconscionable for this Coalition government to propose a co-payment and it not be unconscionable for the Hawke government when it actually implemented a co-payment in the 1990s?
The Canberra Times 2 June 2014:A short limousine ride from the famous Monte Carlo casino, the Les Caravelles building enjoys a dress circle position overlooking Port Hercules - a popular place for the world's mega-rich to park their super yachts when visiting the Cote d'Azur.According to documents filed with the Australian Electoral Commission, it is
Oh, dear. Everything is just Tony, Tony, Tony and his political plans to stay on as Prime Minister……