Credit where it’s due: The Victorian Coalition government could have had a lot of fun setting Labor up for a fall by holding a Brimbank council election later in the year where multiple competing Labor-aligned groups and the notoriously racist SunRRA ginger group would all have duked it out viciously. But it appears they’ve resisted political temptation to do what’s best. Kudos.
This official federal government media release should be parody, complete with its promise of climate-change related enviro-salons, with basket-weaving, candle-making and such. But it’s no joke. Politically, of course, it’s the government that’s left a laughing stock. Shame on those responsible for this. Shame on the government and the minister that allows this to be done in Labor’s name.
Stephen Mayne really is a bad egg. He pretends to be a governance and accountability crusader when on the ABC but when actually trusted with public office, as a sleazy local councillor, he tries to slam through controversial and unpopular development proposals, wants to “sanction” those in the community who oppose his view and frequently threatens to spit the dummy and resign in protest.
With the Coalition vote soaring, the University of West Australia Liberal Club has resolved that the Liberals ought to re-introduce the once-controversial labour market reform package “WorkChoices.”
Aside from workshopping the concept of Australia’s Biggest Political Loser, ex-internet gossip peddler turned sleazy local politician Stephen Mayne has been telling everyone who’ll listen that he’s running for Melbourne City Council with someone else picking up the campaign expenses. That someone has gone wind of it and has already cut him loose. Mayne is being urged by his long-suffering wife Paula to pull the pin on the whole scheme.
The Vice-President of Fair Work Australia, Michael Lawler, was appointed to his cushy $400,000 per annum judicial gig by Tony Abbott when Lawler was a respectable Sydney family man and a member of Opus Dei. Those familiar with the matter say he’s now fully subscribed to the dangerous cult of HSU humbug and Noam Chomsky chum Kathy Jackson. Those attending the HR Nicholls Society annual dinner on June 12th, where Jackson is speaking, and Lawler will probably tag along, could be in for quite a wild night, if past performance is any guide.
Greens number-crunchers claim membership increased slightly after Brown resigned — “it’s a bit like when John Lennon was shot; sales of the Beatles went up,” said …
Reports have emerged that on its trip to Canberra this week for the Federal Budget, the Melbourne University Liberal Club had one of its prominent members get indiscreetly stuck into the still illegal (in Victoria) and medically dangerous drug of …
Craig Thomson says Victorian HSU grubs – as yet unnamed – set him up, creating an extensive paper trail falsely linking him to prostitutes. Despite receiving this complaint – corroborated by witnesses – the federal agency that investigated the HSU for years has so far failed to pursue this line of inquiry. Why?