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Premier brought down by ingrained culture of influence-peddling

By at April 17, 2014 | 2:51 pm | 0 Comment

Premier brought down by ingrained culture of influence-peddling

According to Greens NSW MP John Kaye , the  downfall of Premier Barry O'Farrell is a wakeup call to both the NSW Coalition and Labor. It is time to end the culture of influence-peddling that has infested politics in this state. Dr Kaye said, “What has happened is bigger than ICAC and Australian Water Holdings”. “It goes to the heart of the political system in more...

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$3000 bottle of wine brought about the downfall of NSW premier Barry O’ Farrell

By at April 16, 2014 | 3:47 pm | 0 Comment

$3000 bottle of wine brought about the downfall of NSW premier Barry O’ Farrell

NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell said that he will resign over the evidence he gave at the Independent Commission against Corruption (ICAC) yesterday. Premier O'Farrell yesterday denied receiving a $3,000 bottle of wine in 2011 from Australian Water Holdings (AWH) executive Nick Di Girolamo. He also said that he has no memory of any phone call made by Girolamo. A major more...

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Abbott and O’Farrell give clearance to $3b project to link M1 and M2 in Sydney

By at March 18, 2014 | 4:01 pm | 0 Comment

Abbott and O’Farrell give clearance to $3b project to link M1 and M2 in Sydney

The NSW Government has reached an agreement with Transurban and the Westlink M7 shareholders to deliver the NorthConnex motorway – twin nine kilometre tunnels to link the M1 and M2 under busy Pennant Hills Road. NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell and Roads Minister Duncan Gay said subject to planning approval, NorthConnex would be a major freight route for eastern more...

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130 Multicultural projects worth $5 million quietly cancelled by Liberal Party: Guy Zangari

By at February 19, 2014 | 1:44 pm | 0 Comment

130 Multicultural projects worth $5 million quietly cancelled by Liberal Party: Guy Zangari

NSW Shadow Minister for Citizenship and Communities, Guy Zangari has slammed the Liberal Party for cancelling a major program of multicultural community grants to 130 projects across Sydney and NSW – and called on Premier Barry O’Farrell to step up to the plate and make up the funding shortfall. The Abbott Liberal Government has abolished funding for the Building more...

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