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Newspapers not delivering ‘news’

Aug 28, 2012 No Comments ›› admin

The $2.7 billion loss recently announced by Fairfax, publishers of The Canberra Times, The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald was a real shock to the system. The CEO Greg Hywood tried to pass it off as some kind of technical write down of assets, claiming the papers would be around for ‘a very, very, ...Continue Reading

Greens riding for a fall

Aug 20, 2012 No Comments ›› admin

         While most attention has been focused on the Government and the Opposition in the vexed issue of unauthorised boat arrivals, the more important development may well be the manner in which the Greens have totally mismanaged their response.           Indeed, I suspect that the Party reached its highwater mark in the last Federal election and ...Continue Reading

It’s Julia and Tony’s Fault

Aug 2, 2012 No Comments ›› admin

At the risk of sounding unfair, I believe our political leaders have to share the blame for our desperately disappointing performance in the London Olympic Games. And it’s not that they have starved our athletes of funds. Our elite sportspeople receive more than enough from the public purse to prepare themselves for top competition.           Rather ...Continue Reading