Monthly Archives: May 2010

Call for new structure to plan city

JASON DOWLING May 31, 2010 COUNCILS could lose some of their planning powers to a city-wide planning authority, under one of several proposals from an influential business think tank. The Committee for Melbourne, of which The Age is a member, has … Continue reading

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Developer fights Windsor heritage limits The Age

Developer fights Windsor heritage limits JASON DOWLING May 27, 2010 A NEW planning storm is brewing over the Windsor Hotel redevelopment, with the developer appealing against heritage restrictions aimed at protecting the local precinct. The Nation… Continue reading

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As a champion of the disabled, Shorten has found a brave voice | Herald Sun

Phillip Hudson From: Herald Sun May 25, 2010 12:00AM BILL Shorten thunders with the passion of an old-fashioned preacher. “Before I was elected to politics I spent 14 years in the union movement and let me tell you something: I thought I knew my c… Continue reading

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Labor Caught In Branch Stacking Scandal

Inside job won’t stack up May 20, 2010 Comments 28 Illustration: Spooner The Labor Party seems unable to exorcise the ghost of branch stacking. Costas Socratous and Telmo Languiller were koumbari – blood brothers in everything but blood. The two p… Continue reading

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Hulls lashes out over ALP stacking claims | The Age

DAVID ROOD May 20, 2010 ACTING Premier Rob Hulls has criticised an ALP whistleblower for taking allegations about branch stacking to the Liberals and for failing to co-operate with a Labor investigation into the damaging election-year claims. In h… Continue reading

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Brumby counting on Gillard to boost election war chest | The Age

JOSH GORDON May 16, 2010 DEPUTY Prime Minister Julia Gillard has been recruited by her former boss – Victorian Premier John Brumby – to help bankroll the coming state election campaign with a business fund-raiser. Victorian Labor’s fund-raising ar… Continue reading

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Greens plan challenge to Madden |The Age

SARAH-JANE COLLINS May 10, 2010 ROSE Iser lost a close-run race for Greens preselection in the marginal seat of Melbourne, but it has picked her to take on Planning Minister Justin Madden in the safe Labor seat of Essendon. In November, Mr Madden,… Continue reading

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