“Fibre to the cabinet is one of the biggest mistakes humanity has made,” he said. “It ties …
After a lengthy period in hiding following the unexpected electoral triumph of Liberal faction foe Ted Baillieu as Victoria’s Premier, VEXNEWS has encouraged Tory Tony to come forward and offer insight into the mood of the Liberal Victorian division. In short, they are increasingly surly.
VEXNEWS has exclusively obtained a copy of the interim Temby report into HSU goverance. It makes for less explosive reading than some had hoped but it does confirm press reports that many millions of dollars were spent with favoured suppliers.
The LNP hierarchy seems not especially thrilled with billionaire Clive Palmer’s candidacy in Lilley, as this statement suggests.
Some suggest the maverick could even run as an independent if he is knocked back.
30 April 2012
Statement: Mr Clive …
Political insiders are well aware of widespread talk that Speaker Peter Slipper’s harassment/Cabcharge accuser James Ashby was paid $50,000 (with promise of free legals) to initiate Federal Court proceedings against him. Ashby – and those associated with him – could be getting into all sorts of trouble if it’s true.
Most sane people think that HSUeast needs to be separated back into the traditional state branch structure to give them a chance of surviving. The federal government, and HSU national president supports it. But not dodgy HSU boss Kathy Jackson because she wants the biggest possible power-base to continue to pay herself an obscene salary and to become a power-czar in Sydney and Melbourne simultaneously.