Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg is expected to hand down the first surplus in a decade on Tuesday, and according to the Coalition, this is a key sign of a flourishing economy. Despite this, Blacktown Hospital is so critically underfunded that entire wards are remaining closed due to the lack of staff, and staff across the state have claimed that it’s not the only hospital facing such a desperate shortage.
As a politics junkie, the lack of Fairfax insight on Budget night is genuinely troubling. It means most of the country will be getting their in-depth analysis from News Corp media or other conservative sources like Channel Nine.
History is repeating itself in the upcoming election. The last double dissolution election was held in the 1980s and the last time the Liberal Party led us into a double-D election was also during the eighties. The 1980s kicked off with a Prime Minister named Malcolm, just like today. The leader of the Liberal Party … Continue reading It’s like the 1980s all over again
I love a sunburnt country, One hotter by the day, Where science is an option, For coal is here to stay. I love her metadata, The bigots and their rights, Her children in detention, Our captain’s calls and knights. First Gonski was defunded, Then paid parental leave, Health was soon to discover, The cut it … Continue reading My Country, His Team
In the last month the same question has been asked with increasing frequency, yet an answer is still wanting. It is a question that must be asked by all Australians, no matter race, age, creed or location. The question: Why is Christopher Pyne such a cunt? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5TsNL3uBw1g Pyne seems to have grown in profile since … Continue reading Pyne In The Neck
Last night's Q&A was memorable for all the wrong reasons. The Twittersphere exploded in response to the socialist alternative and student groups attempting to "seize the day" and force their agenda onto a mainstream audience. As usual, the entirety of their cause was reduced to carbon-copied bullshit slogans and left-wing devices such as talking over answers … Continue reading Q&Anarchy