Posts Tagged ‘government funding

Independent Anderson

Dec 02, 2009 | 1 Comment

`I just suddenly realised, being a member of parliament within the Labor Party and being a minister, how you just can’t have a voice , You’re just so much gagged from having an opinion … it’s either spin or nothing” `A whole family structure just moves into town, so it’s one renal patient, 27-30 people, out of that there might be seven to ten schoolchildren who don’t go to school’ Either we can sit back for the next 40 years and keep putting the $500 or $600,0...Read more

Meet the new boss, same as the old boss

Oct 26, 2009 | Discuss

Meet the new boss, same as the old boss

“The original act of dispossession is echoed today by a permanent process of pillage, in which the Territory helps itself to special-purpose Federeal funding meant to alleviate remote area disadvantage, then delivers grossly inadequate service to the indigenous societies of the bush.” Nicolas Rothwell writes on The Failed State in The Australian. Read More »...Read more