Monthly Archives: June 2009

Playing hardball: the trouble with Harry

Justin Madden. Photo: Joe Armao theage.com.au June 13, 2009 – 12:00AMRoyce Milar writes: … For when it comes to Madden, the bigger and more substantial questions, and problems, relate to his portfolio and, in particular, the headache of balancin… Continue reading

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Vic Govt to resubmit planning changes bill

ABC Online News 12 June 2009 Victoria’s Premier John Brumby has criticised Opposition MP’s for voting against changes to Victoria’s planning framework.http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2009/06/12/2596857.htm Continue reading

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Buck stops with you, ALP leaders: start the clean-up

June 12, 2009 – 12:00AM Tolerating corruption within will ensure Labor’s grassroots wither. … The Age has long called for an independent anti-corruption commission with full powers to investigate politicians and their staff, a proposal resisted … Continue reading

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Heat on to fix branch stacking

June 11, 2009 – 12:00AM Royce Millar & David Rood write in theage.com.au THE ALP is under mounting pressure to act on branch stacking and corruption as doubt grows about the bona fides of hundreds of memberships in the party’s western suburbs hear… Continue reading

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ENotice** Restore Residents Rights Rally – Parliament House Spring Street – WEDNESDAY 10TH JUNE AT 1 PM

ENotice: RESTORE RESIDENTS RIGHTS PREMIER BRUMBY IS REMOVING RESIDENTS RIGHTS TO OBJECT OR APPEAL AGAINST DEVELOPMENT RESIDENTS & A COALITION OF CONCERNED COUNCILLORS JOIN FORCES IN PROTEST AT A RALLY ON THE STEPS OF PARLIAMENT WEDNESDAY 10TH JUNE… Continue reading

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Wedge politics

Jason Dowling writes in theage.com.au June 9, 2009 – 12:00AM The State Government will be opening Melbourne’s green wedges to housing as it expands the urban boundary… To view the entire article, click on: http://www.theage.com.au/national/wedge… Continue reading

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Brumby tackled on urban sprawl

Jason Dowling & Kate Lahey write: June 9, 2009 – 12:00AM PLANS to contain Melbourne’s urban sprawl are “stone dead” and the city’s cherished green wedge zones are in danger, according to a leading planner who has worked closely with the State Gove… Continue reading

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