Articles of General Interest
Links between donor developers and political corruption don't stop emerging in NSW. Why, then, are ICAC's discretionary powers such a mystery, asks Quentin Dempster
The shooting death of Michael McGurk earlier this month triggered a media frenzy about prope...
Posted: 23Sep2009 14:17
Tallowood Ridge, a staged subdivison is proposed for Mullumbimby. The development has been documented to have from 240 - 400 lots. Sewerage management, traffic, noise, visual amenity, water management, flora and fauna and community issues need to be outlined for the who...
Posted: 25Aug2009 11:49
So Woolworths NSW is a finalist in the 2009 Banksia Awards in the Large Business Sustainability section. I donít know whether to laugh or cry.
The award is for incorporation of social, financial and environmental responsibility initiatives by a large company, organi...
Posted: 27Jun2009 18:14
Woolworths recently announced that it was creating 7000 new jobs? On the first glance this looks OK but just scraping below the surface of their media hype we see a darker picture of duopoly control of the food and grocery market in Australia.
Posted: 25Jun2009 18:16
The skyrocketing price of Cheese in Australia.
In the latest highly disturbing official inflation figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), a standout item that requires further investigation is the skyrocketing price of Cheese which has surged i...
Posted: 12Jun2009 22:02
The State Government has blocked a development proposal to build 25 luxury houses at a site owned by Unions NSW in the national park at Pittwater and put the whole area on the State Heritage Register.
After a 12-year campaign to save the historic holiday cottages at ...
Posted: 1May2009 17:28
Garry Scott's term "Woolworths the Pokies People" has now become official, as the Rev Tim Costello and Sen Nick Xenophon, unveiled their campaign against Woolworths Poker machine business on 17 April 2009 'This will mark the date the public began to...
Posted: 18Apr2009 13:42
Something that you may not be aware of:
Woolworths appears to be Australiaís biggest pokie winner. We all know Woolworths is all about cornering much of the Australian market in food, petrol and grog. Seems they also do very well from gambling.
According to pokiewat...
Posted: 29Mar2009 10:56
Woolworths and those hoping to benefit financially may well like us to believe that nothing now stands in the way of their dream to build the Woolworths Mullumbimby big box supermarket. However there is a sticky point they seem to have overlooked ...
Posted: 20Feb2009 07:41