THE federal government failed to get its business tax cuts passed before the Easter break, but it won’t give up trying.
JOY Wundersitz (YPCT 20-3-18) I think missed the point regarding mineral mines and extractive mineral mines.
IN his acceptance speech, incoming Premier Steven Marshall thanked John Howard for his help winning the state election, albeit leaking oil badly with an unprecedented seven per cent swing (against) in taking office — hardly a mandate. The reshaping of state electoral boundaries was the reason behind this victory but, at the end of the day, a win is a win, ugly or otherwise.
THE Australian Communications and Media Authority has revealed massive deficiencies in the rollout of the National Broadband Network across regional Australia.
IT doesn’t always happen, but I completely agree with Neil Longbottom (YPCT 13-3-18) regarding the needless waste of handing out how-to-vote cards on election days.
ABOUT 20-25 years ago or so, the qualified paramedics of St John Ambulance, as it was known then, refused to work with volunteer paramedics because they considered the volunteers to be taking away their jobs.