Resigning with Style, or Beware the Shonk bearing Plonk.
Of all the judgment calls political leaders make in their careers, the last one – how to quit – is the one they most regularly bungle. 813 more words
A sheepishly looking Barry O’Farrell has denied claims that the Grange Wine he forgot about, was ever worth its $3000 price tag.
“People will pay big money for a Ferrari because they know it goes fast. 168 more words
Indeed it may have been. But it was enough to bring down the premiership of the NSW Premier, Mr Barry O’Farrell.
The NSW Liberal Party who came to office with Mr O’Farrell pledging honesty, transparency and openness in government was forced to resign his position after it was revealed that he had received a bottle of 1959 Penfolds Grange Hermitage valued at AU$3,000, from a key player in the ICAC inquiry into the Australian Water Holdings and Eddie Obeid. 504 more words