Rotten, despicable, unprincipled, wicked…

What a truly rotten, despicable, cowardly, unprincipled, corrupt and wicked government we have (‘Former ASIS spy charged after exposing East Timor bugging, MP reveals’, Fairfax Online). While the former prime minister, whose government initiated the singular crimes against our neighbour East Timor, dog-whistles China from a dark corner, the former head …

Nailing it!

Selling off the ABC would be the final nail in the coffin of what used to feel like a fair-minded country. – Frances Marel, CLa member, Curl Curl NSW

Rule of Law overturned for Rule of Spies

With the “massive expansion of espionage, which will now include any information that compromises Australia’s political and economic interests” we see  another step in the inexorable march by the Coalition government to turn Australia into a totalitarian state whilst Labor acquiesces without a whimper. – Reg Murray, CLA Member, Glen …

Compromising march, with wimper

With the “massive expansion of espionage, which will now include “any information that compromises Australia’s political and economic interests” we see another step in the inexorable march by the Turnbull government to turn Australia into a totalitarian state whilst Labor acquiesces without a whimper. – Reg Murray, CLA member, Glen …

Public tenants losing out

The Commonwealth government ran Canberra until 1988. From 1988, the Australian Capital Territory has been self-governing. Unlike the six state governments, the ACT government relies heavily on revenues from land-based taxes, rates, levies and stamp duties. Now to The Canberra Times: (“Land plan bit rich: Greens”, February 21, p1). The Greens …