Australian TEA Party Blog
By Kevin Hicks|2013-02-22T07:06:10+00:00February 22nd, 2013|
I often discard SPAM like the below, but am posting this as a display as to the outrageous scams and lies some political parties are willing to employ leading up to this election, with my response to them: From: Bob […]
By Kevin Hicks|2013-02-18T19:11:42+00:00February 18th, 2013|
There has been little politically happening here in Tasmania over the holiday period. On a social level there have been the annual events such as the very popular Wooden Boat Festival, the Sydney-Hobart Yacht Race, the Royal Hobart Regatta and the Hobart […]
By Kevin Hicks|2013-02-18T18:48:47+00:00February 18th, 2013|
Already in just February 2013 the budget was blown open, and Departments are begging for more money to the tune of $600,797,000, and how are they splitting this amount in the election yerar?
Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry $1,036,000
Attorney General’s Department $93,053,000
By Kevin Hicks|2013-02-15T10:30:20+00:00February 15th, 2013|
ALL federal politicians will now be covered for legal expenses arising from staff harassment claims, workers’ compensation and public liability after the Gillard government closed the loophole that exposed them to the costly lawsuits.
In the wake of the Peter Slipper […]
By Kevin Hicks|2013-02-14T21:20:06+00:00February 14th, 2013|
I came to Australia in the Mid 60′s as a ‘Pommie bastard’, we started off in Adelaide, then moved to Canberra, from there we moved out to Dubbo, before returning to Adelaide in 1970. This I believe gave me a […]
By 1 Editor|2013-02-13T18:19:12+00:00February 13th, 2013|
Just because there’s less money in the budget doesn’t mean there’ll somehow be less fires.
Yesterday’s mini-budget revealed plans to move full-time fire officers from Humpty Doo to Palmerston, and use volunteer fire officers to service the area instead.
The Speaker and Member […]
By Kevin Hicks|2013-02-08T19:13:02+00:00February 8th, 2013|
I was feeling particlarly lonely today and spoke with some accountants in regard to the Mining Tax. Now I must admit at first what I heard was Blah…Blah…blah…blah…blah…we always knew. Hold on fellows, I was trying to understand what the […]
By Kevin Hicks|2013-02-06T16:20:20+00:00February 6th, 2013|
Tony Windsor posted this media Media Release on
6 December 2012
Hung Parliament advances Local Govt reform
Councils urged to make submissions to Parliamentary Committee
The possible forced council amalgamations that have been raised by the New South Wales Government could be affected by federal […]