Opinion/Comment Politics

“Here’s six ways to start fixing our broken politics”

Voters are sick of the lack of transparency in politics. Here’s my prescription for better, more honest government. By John Hewson. First published at The Sydney Morning Herald – Thursday 13 February 2020. See; https://www.smh.com.au/politics/federal/how-to-clean-up-politics-six-rules-of-engagement-20200212-p5402w.html Scott Morrison had his Trump Lite moment when he stared blankly at the Australian people […]

Local Opinion/Comment

Do you think there should be public hearings on new Council Chambers/Cultural Center DA? Then read on

EDITORIAL We now know that the Council Chambers/Cultural Cenre (CCCC) DA was the subject of 874 submissions to the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment who are ultimately responsible for approving or denying the application. The vast majority of these submissions opposed the proposed DA with 844 objecting to […]

Opinion/Comment Politics

“Leaking of RBA cabinet briefing shows an insecure and nervous Government.”

Contrary to last Thursday’s front-page report in The Australian, it’s not all that uncommon for Reserve Bank governors to provide federal cabinet with a confidential economic briefing. By Michael Pascoe What is uncommon, unique even, is for the government to disparagingly leak about the briefing to the ‘LNP Gazette‘. It […]