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Scaffidi's 'Defence'

In her submissions to the Department of Local Government, Scaffidi incredibly tried to claim that it was ‘not in the public interest’ to pursue disciplinary action against her. 629 more words


Scaffidi will not resign

Perth Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi says she will not resign despite calls for her to stand aside from Deputy Lord Mayor James Limnios.

Ms Scaffidi spoke to the press on Thursday afternoon after Mr Limnios released a statement in which he suggested his long-time friend should stand aside. 375 more words


Limnios calls for Scaffidi to resign

Perth Deputy Lord Mayor James Limnios has called for Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi to stand aside after the release of a Department of Local Government report into undeclared travel and gifts. 139 more words


Scaffidi Keeps Digging

You might think that this is not worthy of much attention because it ‘only’ involves the Perth Lord Mayor. However, the overwhelming volume and nature of the misconduct in question – combined with the Lord Mayor’s contemptuous behaviour since – require that we take a moment to stop, assess, process and ensure the due excretion of this waste from public office. 974 more words


18th March 2016

By Stefano Rosignoli

We examined the closing lines of the first segment of HCE’s clumsy self-defence (533.29 to 534.2). As always, we consulted on several occasions The James Joyce Archive and FWEET.org, which can be integrated now by the fourth edition of the Annotations to Finnegans Wake, by Roland McHugh. 675 more words

The scandalous portrait of footman Smith

My recent visit to the pompous cold and gloom of Felbrigg Hall in Norfolk was relieved only by (a) a chat with an elderly gentleman guide who recalled being introduced by Richard Burton to Francis Bacon at the Colony Room during a student drinking binge, and (b) the acquisition for a song at the National Trust second hand bookshop of Michael Holroyd’s 1975 biography of Augustus John. 751 more words


Here are the 2016 mayoral candidates

With the local government election just a few days away, Brisbanites will soon be going to the booths to vote for their ward councilors and, just as importantly, mayoral candidates. 51 more words