Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Joyce v Windsor in New England

My main post to night is on my neglected New England Australia blog.


Anonymous said...

Last bit of an ABC article on the Victorian firefighting dispute:

But for country volunteers the political colour of a premier and the prime ministerial aspirant is irrelevant in any attack on country people.

I think that can be applied more broadly - i.e. 'country' Australians somtimes seem almost 'party-blind' in pursuit of their particular regional interests, and this is sometimes used against them.


Jim Belshaw said...

Good afternoon, kvd. It can be, but if you want to see what happens when you are politically loyal, consider the case of Newcastle and the lower Hunter