Thursday September 27, 2007THE Iemma Government has neutered an upper house inquiry into political donations by blocking the appointment of one of the few vocal MPs on the donations issue, Lee Rhiannon of the Greens.
Wednesday September 12, 2007THE Federal Government is under renewed pressure to set a target to cut the nation's greenhouse gas emissions and pull forward its emissions trading scheme after the Owen inquiry found uncertainty over federal climate change policy was blocking investment in new power generation.
Wednesday September 12, 2007Primary's blocking vote forces Symbion and Healthscope to consider the options.
Monday September 10, 2007Attending the APEC rally on Saturday was a truly terrifying experience and not because I felt threatened by fellow participants. It was the thousands of police with grim faces decked out in boiler suits and riot gear, truncheons in hand, the dozens of buses with barred windows blocking public thoroughfares and the enormous black vehicle carrying the water cannon circling the block. What has happened to this country? Relaxed and comfortable? Fair and just? I don't think so.