Remember we were all wondering a few months ago how Troy Buswell had managed to continue his rise to the leadership of the Western Australian Liberal Party, despite his history of sexually harassing colleagues and staffers alike?
Earliest and latest possible election dates
I’m answering my own question, “When’s the earliest the WA Labor Party can call an election?” Via Australian Policy Online, this APH note on Australian election timetables has pointers to earliest and latest possible election dates, both State and Federal…. Read More ›
This is what we’re up against: “Ironbar” Tuckey
Wilson “Ironbar” Tuckey , the member for O’Connor, a huge rural electorate in WA, walked out on the apology this morning. Ironbar Tuckey got his nickname after he was convicted in 1967 for beating an Aboriginal man with an iron… Read More ›
Troy Buswell: In His Own Words
[image source] Has anyone noticed a particular pattern in the speech of Troy Buswell, Leader of the WA Liberal Party? ABC News: “Walker-Buswell meeting set for today” quotes Buswell as saying: “I always have and will continue to respect Sue’s… Read More ›
Neale Fong and Jim McGinty: the plot thickens.
Ah, Western Australian politics. Such a festering sewer. I wrote last week about Neale Fong, overpaid Health Department bigwig, being forced to resign. The trigger was the Crime and Corruption Commission report recommending disciplinary action and possible prosecution – after… Read More ›
Hippocampus-blamin’: Beavis in Charge
So Troy Buswell, the not-so-shiny new leader of the Liberal* Party in Western Australia, has got a pretty serious case of foot-in-mouth disease. You may remember Troy from such episodes as “Snapping open the Bra of a Labor Party Staffer… Read More ›
Which way? I didn’t quite catch that, Boys-Club Buswell. Repeat, please? Which way should we go?
When’s the earliest the WA Labor Party can call an election? I doubt the Libs are likely to have their act together any time soon. Troy Buswell, former candidate for the leadership of the Western Australian Liberal Party, has touched… Read More ›