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Spare a thought for Tony Abbott now his income has fallen

February 14, 2017 - 16:26 -- Admin

Life can get tough when your income suddenly drops and doesn't the Owl know it. So spare a thought for Tony Abbott who used to have a Prime Ministerial income of $522,000, so Google tells me, but now must make do a backbencher's humble stipend of $199,040.And things are really tough when you have a Sydney sized housing mortgage as the member for Warringah does.

Dangers for the Turnbull government in blaming Labor for South Australia's power problems

February 9, 2017 - 18:04 -- Admin

There are some clear dangers in the campaign by the federal Liberal-National coalition government in trying to politically capitalise on power blackouts in South Australia. The first of them was touched on by the energy regulator when he warned that because of the current heatwave, blackouts are possible in New South Wales this weekend.