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This is how Nationals MP for Dawson is using your tax dollars

October 17, 2017 - 00:17 -- Admin

Almost every person is Australia pays some form of taxation, even if payment is confined to the Goods & Services Tax (GST).These taxes can result in a little or a lot of dollars ending up in government coffers rather than finding a home in the household kitty .So I’m sure readers in the Northern Rivers region where household incomes are on the lower end of the national scale will be really impressed with the fact that

High Court of Australia sitting as the Court of Disputed Returns ends federal parliamentarians eligibility to stand hearings and considers its judgment

October 17, 2017 - 00:16 -- Admin

“The Court reserves its decisions in these matters. It is hardly necessary to say that the Court is aware of the need to give its answers to these references with or without reasons as soon as possible. As counsel and instructing solicitors would appreciate, it is not always possible for the Court to do so immediately.

Quote of the Month

October 15, 2017 - 05:56 -- Admin

“Tony Abbott said to me, ‘You know, I went to a Catholic school as a kid but no one did anything to me. Maybe I wasn’t good-looking enough.’ I’m sat there, like, ‘Is he kidding?

Sacked former Australian prime minister Tony Abbott was in London this month and 'Daring to Doubt'

October 15, 2017 - 00:16 -- Admin

"Primitive people once killed goats to appease the volcano gods, we are more sophisticated now but are still sacrificing our industries and our living standards to the climate gods to little more effect", Liberal MP for Warringah Tony Abbott, 9 October 2017On 9 October 2017 a former Australian prime minister sacked by his party before he had completed one term in office was speaking at a Global Warming Policy Foundation 

In the face of the growing threat of climate change sometimes Australian politicians leave me speechless

October 15, 2017 - 00:15 -- Admin

The Guardian, 9 October 2017: The New South Wales government will introduce legislation to approve an underground coalmine that was blocked by the courts because it was polluting Sydney’s drinking water.On Monday the state’s energy minister, Don Harwin, announced the government would overturn a decision by the NSW court of appeal to block the exte