Monthly Archives: August 2010

It’s no tea party | The Age

August 29, 2010 Illustration: Matt Davidson After a near-death experience, rebirth is the only way forward for ALP. THE Labor machine is desperate to cultivate the view that Julia Gillard’s campaign was derailed by a series of explosive leaks duri… Continue reading

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Proof there’s something rotten in our planning processes | The Age

Mary Drost and Sonya Rutherford August 29, 2010 Delahunty’s scorn of resident groups is just grist to the mill. MARY Delahunty’s memoirs, according to Melissa Fyfe in The Sunday Age last week, include confirmation of what resident groups have long… Continue reading

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Brumby left reeling as whip quits | The Age

Paul Austin August 26, 2010 THE state government has been rocked by the bitter resignation of a Labor MP who has launched an extraordinary attack on Premier John Brumby just three months before the Victorian election. In a three-page letter to Mr … Continue reading

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Craig Langdon Quits, Resigns | Ivanhoe MP, Victorian Government | The Age

Brumby left reeling as whip quits Paul Austin August 26, 2010 Loading playerThis video will automatically play after a 5 second delay. Video will begin in 5 seconds. Don’t play Play now Return to video Langdon leaves behind a mess for Labor Resign… Continue reading

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Political Donations must change, say Turnbull and Richo |ABC TV| Q&A

If Malcolm Turnbull and Graham Richardson have found one thing that they agree on this week, it is that political donations in Australia must change… Q. What reforms does the Panel suggest to revitalise the political system ? Malcolm Turnbull. “… Continue reading

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More Dodgy Decision Making in Justin Madden’s Department ?

Kew Cottages Coalition Media Release http://www.kew.org.au Release Date: 20100822 The Ombudsman’s recent Report on the Kew Cottages and St. Kilda triangle developments records that early in the Kew development process the then Executive Director Heritage… Continue reading

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Delahunty memoir reveals developer sway on planning | The Age

Melissa Fyfe August 22, 2010 DEVELOPERS wielded influence over the state government in covert ways, were pushy and loved to have ”a word in the ear” of party leaders about their substantial political donations, former planning minister Mary Dela… Continue reading

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