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Euen denies his unrealistic plan for a "Yamba Super-Port" includes a coal loader or bauxite moving through the port

May 27, 2016 - 05:07 -- Admin

An short anonymous online snippet under the pen name "Maclean" in The Northern Star on 14 April 2016 included this photograph of Desmond John Thomas Euen (far left) with the Australian Deputy-Prime Minister and MP for New England Barnaby Joyce:

Immigration Minister Peter Dutton never lets facts get in the way of a good dogwhistle about demmed furriners

May 25, 2016 - 00:16 -- Admin

This was Australian Immigration Minister Peter Dutton quoted in The Sydney Morning Herald on 18 May 2016:"They [refugees] won't be numerate or literate in their own language, let alone English," Mr Dutton said."These people would be taking Australian jobs, there's no question about that."For many of them that would be u

Queensland infrastructure fantasist to hold "summit" on turning the Clarence River estuary into a coal & bauxite loading port

May 25, 2016 - 00:15 -- Admin

On 2 June 2016 Desmond John Thomas Euen will be holding a “summit” at the Returned Servicemen's Memorial Club in Casino NSW.This A “Key” Nation Building Infrastructure Plan Summit holds the promise of containing more spin than the federal election campaign.

Baird Government continues to betray healthy biodiversity in rural and regional New South Wales

May 24, 2016 - 00:16 -- Admin

It would appear that there will be barely a protection left to recognised biodiverse regions in New South Wales such as the Northern Rivers once the blinkered Baird Coalition Government has its way…….EDO NSW (Environmental Defender’s Office), 3 May 2016:Our top 10 concerns with the draft Biodiversity Conservati

So who destroyed any credibility left to NBN Co. and the Australian Federal Police?

May 23, 2016 - 07:10 -- Admin

On 19 May 2016 it was reported that the Australian Federal Police (AFP) used warrants to search an electorate office occupied by former Communications Minister and current Shadow Minister for Defence Senator Stephen Conroy and the home of one of Shadow Minister for Communications Jason Clare’s staffers looking for evidence of a whistleblower involved in leaking NBN Co.

Federal Election 2016: another one bites the dust

May 23, 2016 - 00:16 -- Admin

It‘s becoming hard to keep up with the falling bodies in this federal election campaign.ABC News, 20 May 2016:The Liberal Party's candidate for the federal seat of Fremantle, Sherry Sufi, has resigned from his position in the wake of controversy over past comments he made about same-sex marriage and constitutional recognition.He has apologised for a video and audio recording made in