Elections ACT are now running a more up to date list of political donations and this afternoon a swag of them have turned up (dated 6 August).
We don’t know what Dataflex’s connections are but the rest!
So Hawker Britton are star Labor Party lobbyists. Somewhat in disgrace we gather after founder Bruce Hawker ran the campaign [...]
Elections ACT have released the 2010/11 annual returns. Which tell us where our political parties got their money from.
There’s lots of detail to be gone over but the most striking thing from the headline receipts spreadsheet is the Greens within cooee of the Liberals at around half a million dollars in.
Labor of course sits at [...]
The Chair of the Canberra Multicultural Community Forum, Sam Wong, has urged Canberra residents to get behind the Australian Red Cross appeal for victims of Typhoon Ketsana in the Philippines and Vietnam.
“Australians who have lived in the tropical north will know the fear that even the threat of a cyclone generates,” Mr Wong said.
“In this [...]
Nearly missed it but there was a short news article on Page 5 of today’s Canberra Times (4th June) reporting the resignation of the Canberra Business Club’s (aka the former Liberal Party’s 250 Club) Executive Officer, Russell Parkes.
This must signal a major melt down in Jim Murphy’s bid to become king-maker in the forthcoming [...]
With all the hysteria going in NSW at the moment over political donations leading to direct ALP Govt favours, it is interesting to check out the ACT ALP donors list again:
There are only three, with two being neglible. The point made is the poker machine dollars collected by the Labor Club put over a quarter [...]
Calling all people that like dirty fast V8′s
I manage a Local Rally Car Team and am looking for enthusiastic volunteers to assist in the maintenance of the vehicle while at this years events in the Monaro area (If you can use a spanner we can train you). Accomodation (caravan and camping sites, mostly) and [...]