Daniel Andrews “Belt-and-road” MOU favours China

Does Daniel Andrews know what he’s getting into? April 2019: Daniel Andrews in hock to China? Daniel Andrews will attend Chinese president Xi Jinping’s forum to promote its controversial Belt and Road Initiative Hmmm… Bank of China expansion raises disclosure questions Bank of China emerges as the fifth largest lender to the Australian government sector […]

Murray-Darling Basin Plan signed into law at last

22 November, 2012: Federal Water Minister Tony Burke signed the Basin Plan into law today, less than 24 hours after receiving the latest draft from the Murray-Darling Basin Authority. The final plan contained everything that Mr Burke asked the Authority to include when he sent it his final changes at the beginning of November. Under […]

Getup! denies that it’s a front for the ALP

This week: GetUp decides to go easy on pro-coal Labor MPs “Left-wing activist group GetUp has admitted it will not campaign against pro-coal Labor MPs like Joel Fitzgibbon over climate change policy and  instead remain focused on the Coalition despite insisting it is a non-partisan organisation”. Source: AFR.com August 2017: Shorten was a founding board […]

Victoria: Pro-bono Police Protection for Marxist protesters

Victoria: Some protesters are more equal than others Not that anyone is attacking THEM or disrupting THEM. THEY are disrupting the public – just like their Comrades disrupted Milo Yiannopolos and Lara Southern. Climate change protests will cost taxpayers ‘hundreds of thousands’ in overtime for police officers Victoria Police Commander Tim Hansen said the force […]

Chalmers: “the RBA has been doing all the heavy lifting”

Aust ‘big winner’ in trade war: economist “The report also highlights that the RBA has been doing all the heavy lifting, and faces an increasingly difficult balancing act of trying to support the economy while preserving flexibility should global downside risks materialise” – Chalmers Source: 9News In the Rudd-era it was a personal trainer…

Swan’s Time Warp: “It’s just a jump to the left…”

Take big stick to banks: Swan ALP national president and ­former treasurer Wayne Swan wants Scott Morrison’s ‘big stick’ powers aimed at breaking up ­energy companies to be applied to the banking ‘cartel’. Declaring the financial services royal commission a failure, Mr Swan said competition problems in banking were similar to those in the energy […]