Monthly Archives: February 2010

A letter to the Federal Police Commissioner re the problem of political “gravity/sensitivity” in case selection and management.

Attention: Commissioner Tony Negus When studying business management, one of the core principles expounded by lecturers was that “the only constant faced by business is Change, therefore no decision should ever set in concrete”. Change means that decisions are reviewed, … Continue reading

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Breaching violates more than 20 basic human rights.

In order to stop the Human Rights & Equal Opportunities Commission (HREOC) from interfering in the Breaching process, in 1986 HREOC’s Charter was framed in such a way that it prevented breached welfare recipients from lodging complaints. Breaching, which means … Continue reading

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Letter to the Bendigo Advertiser re HIPgate.

When it comes to political cover-ups, the latest HIPgate cover-up is no big deal. With breached welfare recipients dying at the rate of about one per day during the Howard Years, in November 2005 these deaths were officially made a … Continue reading

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The Great Aussie Rort Rush:- a summary of 5 key events.

These are mentioned in my previous blogs but here is a concise summary: 1.The Great Job Network Rort Rush. The Job Network commenced operation on 1st May 1998 with funding for  13 months of operations. By 31st August 1998 it … Continue reading

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Perksgate – how Federal Politicians are above the law.

“As elected officials holding public office, Parliamentarians are expected to act with integrity in accordance with the public trust placed in them.” Page 12, Auditor-General Report No.3 2009-10. Audit Report – Administration of Parliamentarians’ Entitlements by the Department of Finance … Continue reading

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Email to Suicide Prevention Australia

Submission 287 to the Anti-Terrorism Bill #2 inquiry in November 2005 was secretly classified as confidential. Titled "Who are the real terrorists?", this 40 page submission reported on the link between DSS/Centrelink breaching practices and policies that over a period … Continue reading

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Industrial Manslaughter says Tony Abbott

Tony Abbott may have been quick to point the finger at Peter Garrett over the deaths of 4 insulation installers. However, when he was the Employment Minister in John Howard’s government, that was the average weekly death toll of breached … Continue reading

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