Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Vale Harry Evans

Asked by the ABC's 7.30 program how he would like to be remembered, Mr Evans replied: "Probably as a troublemaker. I've been here longer than most senators, nearly all of them in fact."

POLITICIANS have paid tribute to the “fearless” Harry Evans, the Senate’s longest serving clerk, who has died, aged 68.
Mr Evans was head of the Department of the Senate for 21 years between 1988 and 2009, served the nation’s upper house for more than 40 years until his retirement.Tributes paid to longest serving senate clerk Harry Evans

The emails released by ICAC essentially involve a Liberal Party official seeking to pass on to Tony Abbott, via Credlin, encouraging comments from Brickworks chief Lindsay Partridge about Abbott’s already well-established scare campaign against the carbon price.
The email from Partridge says, “Tell Tony to stick to his guns on no carbon tax” and spurts a phrase tailor-made for sloganeering; “Business does want certainty. We want certainty that there is no new tax.”  Real politics of brickworks

Bizarre evidence at ICAC

The hacker revealed
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