Category Archives: Australian Politics

Taxpayers Pay $250,000 For A Musical Toilet.

Taxpayers shelled out $250,000 for a talking-musical toilet under Royalties for Regions – while the West Australian Government has been trying to shave 3 per cent from state spending, including hospitals. A “prefabricated automatic toilet” at Bunbury’s Koombana Bay Ski … Continue reading

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Oakeshott Receives Threat.

Australian Federal Police are investigating threats made against Independent MP Rob Oakeshott ahead of a planned public meeting at Port Macquarie on the New South Wales mid-north coast. The meeting, called by the local newspaper in Mr Oakeshott’s seat of … Continue reading

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Which MP sold Property to Werris Creek Coal Mine?

CHANGES made to the Federal Parliament’s Register of Members’ Interests reveal the member for New England Tony Windsor has sold his property Cintra to Werris Creek Coal Pty Limited and then leased the property back. The federal MP, who has … Continue reading

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Punters back 2011 for next Election.

Punters are backing another federal election being called next year as the chaos from last weekend’s poll continues to unfold with no clear outcome as yet. Sportingbet Australia has the next federal election in 2011 as favourite at odds of … Continue reading

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Gillard debates Peter Best (Funny video)

Peter Best and Julia Gillard impersonator debate the tough issues surrounding the election. This is brilliant in full screen mode. Takes a little time to load. Click here to watch the video from the Courier Mail.

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Costello Fires up over ‘Deceptive’ Election Ad.

Former treasurer Peter Costello has called on the Labor Party to cancel a television advertisement that suggests he does not trust Opposition Leader Tony Abbott to manage the economy. The ad, which started airing last night, contains a clip in … Continue reading

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Fair Work Australia Stuffed up again:- Workers Face Jail.

West Australian union boss Kevin Reynolds says industrial relations in Australia are “stuffed” as construction workers still face legal action despite reaching a compromise in their dispute. More than 1,500 fly-in, fly-out workers are facing fines of up to $28,000 … Continue reading

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Rare Footage of Gillard Dancing.

There is no information with this video, so I have no idea when it was taken. But if you have a look at the banner behind the stage it says:- Emilys List. This is what I have found out about … Continue reading

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Swan Confirms $100Million a day Debt.

Federal Treasurer Wayne Swan has conceded the Opposition is correct when it claims Labor is borrowing $100 million a day to pay back Government debt. Mr Swan says the Government borrowed the money to support the economy during the global … Continue reading

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