Category Archives: Federal Opinion

Why MP’s should have life-long pensions – Sponsored post Federal Opinion, Sponsored post, The QBF, WA Opinion


While the Abbott Government’s decision to remove the so-called “gold card” travel entitlements for former MP’s has been cheered by the great unwashed, the comments made by WA’s Health Minister Hon Dr Kim Hames during Parliamentary Estimates recently highlight precisely why reducing former politician’s perks is a foolish and short-sighted move. In answering a question about

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Vale Keith Dunstan OAM Federal Opinion

Just a quick note to recognize the passing of legendary Victorian columnist and journalist Keith Dunstan OAM. The Good Oil honours him for his enormous contribution to writing but perhaps more so for being the catalyst behind the original AFL ( :-). Vale good sir.

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