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Illegal offshore wagering review announced

The Federal Government has announced that former New South Wales Premier Barry O’Farrell will lead a review into offshore online gambling sites.

Social services minister Scott Morrison, in ordering the investigation, told reporters in Canberra on Monday that there are about 30 operators that are running legal sites in Australia. 337 more words

Australian Racing News

Barry O'Farrell is the perfect man for Australia-India Council

Sydney, NSW 10th June, 2015

I am happy to know that Australian Foreign Affairs Minister, Julie Bishop, has appointed Barry O’Farrell, former Premier of NSW, as the Deputy Chairman of Australia-India Council (AIC) Board, which operates under Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). 285 more words

Dr Yadu Singh

NSW voters with a chance to break election rules

28 March 2015

Rarely would there have been an election like what confronts voters in New South Wales today.  Not many governments have gone into elections with popular leaders, massive parliamentary majorities, uninspiring rivals, and controversial policies.   863 more words

Labor Party

Barry O'Farrell Can't Recall Anything After Accepting A Drink From A Young Lib At A Uni Party

The faltering memory of former NSW premier Barry O’Farrell has again made headlines after he confessed he could not remember anything at all since a university party back in the late 1970s when a Young Liberal offered him a drink. 363 more words

The UnAustralian

Opinion: Locking us out won't end Sydney's violence

With its newly-announced 1:30am central Sydney bar and club lock-out plan, NSW’s O’Farrell government is taking extreme measures which could destroy our nightlife and lead to many more problems. 697 more words


Siege Recommendation: NSW ALP Leader Robertson A Dead Man Walking

REVELATIONS NSW opposition leader John Robertson signed a letter on behalf of Sydney siege perpetrator Man Haron Monis signals the end of his tenure as ALP leader; the latest instalment in a political career punctuated by gaffes and serious judgement errors, it dictates that it is no longer tenable for Robertson to even fulfil the function of a sacrificial lamb offered up for slaughter at an imminent state election Labor is certain to lose. 1,188 more words

Liberal Party laundering front EightByFive an ‘avalanche of bullshit’?

As sordid details continue to emerge out of the ICAC about the murky dealings of the NSW government that has already seen the fall of former Premier Barry O’Farrell, his Police Minister Mike Gallacher and a litany of other corrupt Liberal (and Labor) toadies, it now seems the “sham company” at the heart of the growing corruption scandal, EightByFive, may have been named after an “avalanche of bullshit”. 476 more words