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Tony Abbott Bullies Female Journalist over Corruption Claims

Prime Minster Tony Abbott has lashed out at a journalist who suggested the NSW government was corrupt during a press conference following the shock resignation of NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell. 222 more words

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Expensive Beano: O'Farrell Quits Over Wine Lie

NEW SOUTH WALES Premier Barry O’Farrell has resigned this morning, caught out over incorrect testimony he gave to an ICAC corruption scandal; as others have learned before him to their detriment, ICAC plays no favourites. 1,020 more words

BREAKING: Barry O'Farrell resigns as NSW Premier

After the ICAC investigation surrounding his acceptance of a bottle of 1959 Penfolds Grange worth $3000,  Barry O’Farrell has announced he will resign from New South Wales Premier. 182 more words


Barry O Farrell Quits over GrangeGate Scandal...!!

Despite yesterday denying any knowledge of the $3000 bottle of wine allegedly sent to him by AWH chief executive Nick Di Girolamo, NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell has today resigned after a “thank you” note hand written by the Premier was presented as evidence at the ICAC investigation. 447 more words

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Concerned about privatisation of unis?

Proposal appeared in the same report that suggested new fees on students and the ditching of goals to increase access to unis for disadvantaged students, although it hasn’t received much coverage yet (I’ll talk about it more when it does). 31 more words

En Passant #15: Something’s Come Up – Be Back Soon!

Another of life’s little divertessments has arisen to take me away from the keyboard and Smooth Draw 3.0.  Should be back on May 6.  Take care now!  209 more words