Category Archives: State Politics

Pines Before People

Incredible, secret firefighting mission saves famous ‘dinosaur trees’. Seventeen people have died in NSW bushfires. I’d like to know if these resources could have saved any of them – or the property of thousands of others. The trees have survived … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics and morality, State Politics | 186 Comments

Annastacia Palaszczuk holidayed while township burned

Veteran who ran makeshift refugee camp for Aurukun residents slams Queensland government. THE heroic saviour of 60 fleeing men, women and children from Aurukun has compared the rioting, violence, vendetta and malicious arson that followed the murder of two young … Continue reading

Posted in Hypocrisy of progressives, State Politics | 27 Comments

Not “killer trees” but killer governments in thrall to greens

Just look at this disgraceful jungle road in Gippsland. There should be 25 metre breaks on either side.

Posted in Australian Story, State Politics | 27 Comments

Here’s a man who could definitely move heavy robes aside

  “I certainly agree the ethics were fucked.” – Simon Overland at the Lawyer X Royal Commission. Overland admits police may have perverted justice.

Posted in Politics of the Left, State Politics | Tagged | 47 Comments

Guest post for a friend of Barnaby Joyce on the abortion debate in NSW

Not into marching against abortion holding a placard? That’s cool; I’m not either, plus I’m too far away from most places… But we could sign Barnaby Joyce’s petition and share the link widely. Support Life! Human life is not just … Continue reading

Posted in State Politics | 110 Comments

Position Vacant: Liberal Premier of South Australia

As reported in yesterday’s The Australian:   “South Australian Premier Steven Marshall remains on the hunt for a new governor, with his preferred candidate a female with links to the Liberal Party’s moderate faction, sources say.” Seems to me the … Continue reading

Posted in Conservative politics, State Politics | 17 Comments

Victorian election 2018

Posted in Open Forum, State Politics | 380 Comments

Victorian government defies Victoria Police

The Herald Sun again: LABOR MPs who used taxpayers’ money to part-pay for election campaign staff are refusing to co-operate with the police investigation into the rort. … But a Labor figure last night confirmed that MPs and former members … Continue reading

Posted in State Politics, Tough on Crime, tough on criminals | 56 Comments

Queensland Election Forum

Posted in Elections, State Politics | 357 Comments

Daniel – you have one job: Protect life, limb, and property.  

I’m happy to accept that the optimal level of crime is not zero. I’m also happy to accept that we can’t live zero-risk lives. Furthermore there is a price to be paid for living with a very large number of … Continue reading

Posted in State Politics, Terrorism, Tough on Crime, tough on criminals | 77 Comments