Local Politics

“Still waiting transparency on bypass submissions” – Bypass Action Group

“Governments continue to talk about transparency, but where is it here?” said Coffs Bypass Action Group Co-communications Chair, Cheryl Cooper. “We can only imagine that the submissions recfently collected on the bypass proposals were mostly in the negative for the State Government to have then announced it was reintroducing tunnels, […]


Loss of trust in Australian politics – poll

About two-thirds of Australians have either low or very low trust in federal government, polling shows By Christopher Knaus An overwhelming majority of Australians have lost trust in federal politics and want a strong, well-resourced anti-corruption commission, new polling shows. Integrity experts and Transparency International Australia will on Monday 15 […]

Opinion/Comment Politics

“Government debt increase explodes myth about better economic management”

Last Thursday, Scott Morrison said on announcing the election: “Labor cannot manage money”. John Menadue disagrees. John Menadue, AO, served as head of Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet under both the Whitlam and Fraser governments disagrees. It’s the Coalition, hidebound by an out-dated ideology about markets and private enterprise, […]