Advertisement

Tag Archives: Canberra Liberals

Canberra Liberals Call for $5 Million in Emergency Assistance for Mr Fluffy Affected Homeowners and Residents

By 25 June 2014

The terrible effects caused by Mr Fluffy insulated properties are taking a major toll on many Canberra families and it’s time for the ACT Labor government to start offering financial assistance for those in the worst circumstances, Leader of the Opposition Jeremy Hanson said today.
“Today I’m calling on the Chief Minister and government to [...]

21st Century Factionalism – Canberra Liberals Feuding Goes Digital

By 19 May 2014

Perhaps one of the more popular topics of discussion amongst local political insiders at present is the emergence of a raft of Facebook Fan Pages claiming to support the Canberra Liberals sub-grouping, the Menzies Group.
For those not already familiar with the internal workings of the local Liberal Party, the Menzies Group is a rebel band [...]

How do Canberra Libs get out of the wilderness?

By 28 March 2014

In his opinion piece in today’s Canberra Times, former Liberal Senator for the ACT Gary Humphries has said that the Canberra Liberals face a continued stretch in the wilderness unless they change their conservative ways.
http://www.canberratimes.com.au/comment/long-march-in-the-wilderness-ahead-for-local-liberals-20140327-zqni1.html
I vote Liberal because I don’t think the Labor Government has been doing a good job, but I know many readers [...]

Chic Henry transitions from Liberal Stooge to Liberal

By 22 January 2014

The Canberra Times has the interesting news that Mr Summernats Chic Henry is now a paid up member of the Liberal Party:
Summernats legend Chic Henry has joined the ACT Liberal Party and has his sights set on a seat in the ACT Legislative Assembly in 2016.
The former Australian Motorist Party candidate has signed up to [...]

Can you smell what the Liberals are cooking?

By 10 December 2013

Jeremy Hanson’s issued an intriguing media alert:
ACT Leader of the Opposition Jeremy Hanson will today be joined by colleagues Nicole Lawder, Andrew Wall and Giulia Jones to make a major announcement concerning the Canberra Liberals parliamentary team.
Hmmm. No Coe, Doszport or Smyth?
We’ll let you know when we hear something out of this.

Broke Liberals now facing a fine for their late disclosures

By 2 December 2013

Elections ACT has made a move on the shambolic Canberra Liberals for their failures to disclose donations on time:
An infringement notice has been issued to the Canberra Liberals for the party’s late submission of electoral financial disclosure returns, the ACT Electoral Commissioner, Phillip Green, said today.
“Since the start of this financial year, the Canberra Liberals [...]

Revolting Liberals* stuff up yet more of their paperwork as the money runs dry

By 12 November 2013

The Canberra Times is delving deep into the splintering, imploding, improperly documented world of the Canberra Liberals as Zed’s faction settle into their new digs on Capital Hill leaving the rest of the party to burn.
It seems that at ANU the progressive Liberals (defined as “lefties” no doubt by our more brain damaged commentators) can’t [...]

Gary Kent leaves the Liberal Party

By 3 October 2013

The ABC reports that the man who put Napoleon into “Napoleon Complex”, Gary Kent, has quit the Liberal Party because it’s just not fair:
He launched legal action in the ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal against his own party saying he was denied access to documents about the controversial preselection and the party’s financial situation.
In [...]

Liberals not doing a good job answering questions

By 26 August 2013

Last Monday we sent two questions in to the Canberra Liberals and can’t say the answers were entirely satisfactory.

Question 1:
The first one was why the Electoral Commission has the same home phone number for Zed Seselja and Merinda Nash.
Having been promised that our question had been forwarded to the appropriate person there has been deathly [...]

Gazza throws in the towel

By 28 March 2013

Senator Humphries announced a press conference this morning at 11.45 to discuss last night’s party meeting and the Senate pre-selection.
We attended with a smattering of reptiles and, as the wind was blowing a hooligan, proceedings were moved inside.
I’ve recorded the whole shebang for posterity.
A particular highlight is at the end when he’s asked how the [...]

Liberals now attacking each other with lawyers as political pantomime continues

By 25 March 2013

Not to be outdone by Labor’s ridiculous spill/no spill circus, the local Liberals have stepped forwards remind us that they are just as much a parody of a real political party by bringing in lawyers to settle this whole Zed Seselja versus Gary Humphries malarky.
For those who have blissfully avoided or managed to forget the [...]

Pogos turning the tide in the war upon the Zeddites

By 2 March 2013

The Canberra Times has a confused account of where the pre-selection War in Heaven (apparently conducted in the afterlife) for the Liberals Senate spot is up to.
Many Pogo* members excluded from voting by Zeddite manipulation (including Big Bob Winnel) have now got themselves some voting rights and it appears there will be another pre-selection vote.
Meanwhile [...]

Pogos to fight back

By 27 February 2013

The ABC has the unsurprising news that Senator Gary Humphries will take an opportunity if it comes his way:
A top level Liberal Party meeting will consider a motion to have the result set aside because of concerns that many members were denied a vote.
Senator Humphries was asked on Monday whether he would renominate if the [...]

Zed Seselja wonders why Labor won’t give Lanyon Valley a pool

By 27 February 2013

After Zed’s victorious campaign against the Pogos over the weekend he has now turned his mighty gaze onto the residents of Lanyon Valley and is wondering why Labor hasn’t given them a pool yet.
In the Assembly today, Mr Seselja will call on the ACT Labor Government to outline when they will develop more community facilities [...]

The Canberra Times again betrays democracy

By 11 February 2013

There are two problems with the Canberra Times’ ongoing efforts to pre-empt democractic processes in their attempts to get around the moribund business of printing news on dead trees:
1) They get it wrong, all the time.
2) Their narrative robs the participants of democratic franchise
They should be judged very harshly for this.
But they’ll keep getting the [...]

And the Leader of the Canberra Liberals is… Jeremy Hanson

By 11 February 2013

Zed Seselja’s media advisor Emily Davis has announced there will be a press conference at 2pm.
(Yes exactly who is making the call is possibly significant)
Keep your eyes posted.

UPDATE: Jeremy Hanson is the leader, Alistair Coe as deputy.

It does make one wonder what Senator Humphries was playing at when he convinced the Canberra Times Alistair Coe [...]

Coe to rule?

By 11 February 2013

The Canberra Times is reporting that a deal has been done to install Alistair Coe as leader of the opposition in return for his Young Liberal army of darkness backing Zed’s Senate tilt.
Zed of course has a vote in the party room today.
In 8 months time when Zed leaves the Assembly the numbers will change.
It’s [...]

How to win friends and influence people – Young Liberal style

By 9 October 2012

I will say it from the outset – I am no friend of the Liberal party, but I have to say I was amazed at what I witnessed at the Erindale shopping centre yesterday afternoon (8 October).
Ms CSRI and I were popping into the shops to pick up a couple of things when we came across [...]

What is swaying your vote?

By 6 September 2012

As a fair and balanced, neutral political observer, with no allegiance to any political party, or political philosophy, I have been weighing up who will be getting my vote in the 2012 Assembly election.
I have gone into this with an open mind, taking into account the policy announcements and party platforms and have decided that [...]

Liberals officially announce their team for the ACT election

By 24 March 2012

The Canberra Liberals have sent forth the official announcement of their candidates for the October election, written with Leader Zed Seselja as the speaker:
“In Brindabella, Brendan Smyth and I will be very well supported by Tharwa community hero Val Jeffrey, small businessman Andrew Wall, and Community sector CEO Nicole Lawder.
“In Ginninderra, Alistair Coe and Vicki [...]

They’re behind you Zed, but not in a good way

Had a chat with a friend with very close ties to the ACT Liberals, I guess what the media would refer to as a ‘senior Liberal source’, who told me that Mr Seselja is in some serious trouble and has lost the support of his fellow Liberal MLA’s.  However, apparently all is not lost as there [...]

ACT Liberals Twitter horrors

By 26 January 2012

Zed Seselja’s ACT Liberals in confected horror over the use of common vocabulary in twitter

Zed gives the money back

By 29 June 2011

The ABC brings word that Liberal Leader Zed Seselja has, in his slow way, had a look at the manner in which his party had made off with $10,000 of charity funds and has decided to give the money back.
Liberal Leader Zed Seselja insists his party has acted in good faith.
But he says having looked [...]

Canberra Liberals catch up with Christmas!

By 5 January 2011

Imagine our thrill to discover that in the last 30 minutes the Canberra Liberals have managed to post online their Christmas message.
We eagerly await their new year’s missive.
Who knows what weeks late announcements they’ll make as they set themselves up for an election year in 2012?

Zed’s Greatest Hits for 2010

By 10 December 2010

The Canberra Liberals publish their year in review.

Reports from the Liberal AGM?

By 16 November 2010

We hear the Canberra Liberals held their AGM last night.
Any of you lot got anything to report?
(You know you want to)

Children See… Children Do. Including Zed Seselja

By 18 October 2010

The ABC reports that the senseless aping of their federal counterparts by the Canberra Liberals continues.
This time having seen Tony Abbott get all hairy chested on the subject of “pairs” in the hung House of Representatives Zed is refusing to stand down one of his number as Mr Stanhope’s long holiday intrudes into a sitting [...]

A look inside the Liberal Machine

By 21 July 2010

 James Massola, fresh from the Canberra Times, lifts the rock on the internal workings of the Canberra Liberals in a semi-literate piece for The Australian.
Interesting that this sort of thing makes it into the National Media at election time, when so many people have known about Zed’s effort to emaciate the party and concentrate all [...]

Crucial Liberal AGM on Tuesday

By 19 July 2010

Canberra Liberal powerbrokers are working the phones this weekend ahead of the critical Central (ie Molonglo) branch AGM this Tuesday night at Menzies House.
The main contest will be for the Chairmanship of the branch between incumbent Jimmy Kiploks and challenger Christian Dunk.
Kiploks is being backed by Party Leader Zed Seselja and is critical to Zed’s [...]

Canberra Liberals the laziest opposition in Australia?

By 3 December 2008

As far as I can tell this is the last media release out of the Canberra Liberals. It’s dated 14 November.
So in the last two weeks they’ve come across no issues worthy of wider exposure? The Government has been so flawless as to be beyond any reproach? No constituents have brought any issues to them [...]

Liberal Party Annual General Meeting

By 20 November 2008

Just got the AGM Nominees for the Liberal Party.
Interesting times again at the Liberal Party.
They just lost an election for being too right wing and now look at the list of nominees they have for the AGM.
Zed obviously can’t control his troops, they are looking to have another 4 years of the same old sh..tfight
[ED [...]

Follow
Follow The RiotACT
Get Premium Membership
Advertisement
The-RiotACT.com Newsletter Sign Up

Images of Canberra

Advertisement
Sponsors
RiotACT Proudly Supports
Advertisement
Copyright © 2014 Riot ACT Holdings Pty Ltd. All rights reserved.