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PHON and Pauline Hanson attempt a Trump

March 15, 2017 - 07:23 -- Admin

As West Australians vote on Saturday, keen attention will be on a woman who isn’t a candidate, knows little about local issues, and lives a continent away. She is Pauline Hanson and her week-long campaign on the ground in Western Australia has demonstrated why she has stood for election 10 times since 1998 — six federal polls, two in NSW, two in Queensland — with just one victory. It has been a chronicle of chaos.

Liberal disunity on show in NSW

March 15, 2017 - 00:15 -- Admin

Echo NetDaily, 10 March 2017:NSW Premier Gladys Berijiklian is without a parliamentary secretary after the shock resignation of Lennox Head-based Liberal MLC Catherine Cusack.Divisions within the government are beginning to show, with the premier’s office on Thursday announcing it had accepted Ms Cusack’s resignation after an explosive email was leaked to the media.The email, sent by Ms Cusack to

The optics are bad for the Turnbull Government in 2017

March 13, 2017 - 00:16 -- Admin

On 9 December 2015 the Tenterfield Star reported that Federal Nationals Leader and Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce had been spending big on electoral offices and travel:BARNABY Joyce has gone on the defensive after he skyrocketed to the top of the pile for claimed expenditure.The Member for New England has registered $1,073,991.45 in expenses over the first six months of 2015, new docum

Next time a member of the Turnbull Government asks you, your family or community to tighten belts for the good of the country remember this......

March 12, 2017 - 00:16 -- Admin

Those people elected to govern the country and who decide national economic and social policies (which can make or break ordinary individuals and families) enter into to a class of salary earners whose members enjoy an above average lifestyle whilst in 'employment'.A financial outcome which tends to cushion them from the harshest economic facts of life.In 1901 the average annual wage of a person living in Australia was £46 [Australian Bureau of Statistics