Leading economists say both sides of politics must shoulder the blame for unsustainable levels of government spending that have plunged the budget into the red.
Prime Minister Julia Gillard has announced a $12 billion gap in Government revenue and says all options are on the table to plug the hole.
Originally posted by gps777
This is in reference to WA being massively srewed over,where our money here that is earned goes mainly to other states and seeing that WA only accounts to 20% of the countries population the Labor and the Libs will play on this big time to the voters,but at least he is being honest and up front about it,as I`m sure he has already thought that through.
I vote for greens everytime and put labor and liberal last.
ok well you had your rant.. I am responding to your reply with some questions.. what exactly is your point?
Originally posted by Thurisaz
reply to post by Theprimordialocker
I don't vote for the greens anymore because my vote will count for nothing.
what is the matter with Anglo-Jewish?
In June 2002, Palmer was appointed Adjunct Professor of Business at Deakin University's Faculty of Business and Law, a role he held until 2006. During that time, he delivered a series of lectures as part of Deakin's MBA Residential Programs. In 2008 Palmer was appointed Adjunct Professor of Management at Bond University on the Gold Coast.
In December 2012, Palmer was appointed secretary general of the World Leadership Alliance. A democracy promoting council that includes former US president Bill Clinton, Myanmar's opposition leader Aun San Suu Kyi. Palmer was also named president of the alliance's business chapter, the World Economic Council.
In December 2012, on Christmas Day, Palmer hosted a buffet lunch for 650 disadvantaged people, predominately for children and their families.
On 4 March 2012, Palmer was named, amid controversy, as a National Living Treasure by the New South Wales Branch of the National Trust of Australia.
On 29 February 2012, Ben Buckley and Frank Lowy announced that his license for Gold Coast United FC was to be revoked for constant breaches of FFA rules and regulations and sought to pay out the remaining contracts of the players for the remaining month of the season. Lowy has stated that he acted in order to protect the integrity of the sport. However, Palmer stipulated that he would contest the decisions through legal action and claimed Lowy was a dictator. Despite a ruling ordering the removal of "Freedom of Speech" logos on their shirts, Palmer has indicated they will remain. On 2 March 2012, Palmer lost his Supreme Court bid against Gold Coast United's expulsion from the A-League.
If I had to chose between a corrupt and crooked Gillard, a religious bigot like Abott, or a rich miner who would rather spend his fortune building the Titanic then its hands down for me.
I don't quite think that exists in Australia yet. Is Gillard part of some secret system?.. I don't think so. The only reason she got into this position was because Rudd made the mistake of trusting her when HE challenged and won. Does she listen and take influence from the bigger global entities? probably. Look back at Keating, Hawk, Latham... these were not men who were part of a global handshake