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Bypass Consultation Committee – info on the chair

Further to last Tuesday’s announcement by the State Government on the by-pass it has been announced that the Chair of the proposed Consultation Committee will be Kathy Jones of KJA (pictured below). See: coffscoastoutlook.com.au/state-government-announces-change-of-plan-on-bypass-tunnels/ According to KJA’s site Ms Jones is “a well-respected strategic communications and engagement advisor, known for […]

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ALP claims “National Party’s Coffs Harbour bypass ‘sham’ exposed.”

The National Party’s Coffs Harbour Bypass project has been revealed as being a sham with the NSW Government confirming that no actual “Preferred Concept Design Report” exists says ALP candidate for Cowper, Andrew Woodward.. Labor has obtained evidence via Government Information Public Access (previously known as Freedom of Information) that […]

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Morrison’s toothless ‘ICAC’

No public hearings? Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s proposed Commonwealth Integrity Commission is deeply flawed in its current conception under the authorship of Attorney-General Christian Porter and the Attorney-General’s department. By Quentin Dempster Try this from the issues paper released on Thursday: “The CIC will not investigate direct complaints about ministers, […]

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Next financial crisis storm clouds gathering – IMF

Deputy head David Lipton says global banking system is not prepared for another downturn Richard Partington Economics correspondent @RJPartington By Richard Partington Economics Correespondent – The Guardian Crisis prevention is incomplete more than a decade on from the financial crisis, the IMF’s deputy head, David Lipton, said. Photograph: Eddie Mulholland/Rex […]