Tag: Daniel Andrews

Has Shorten’s Campaign Been White-anted?

If you haven’t been following the Victorian CFA issue closely, let me quickly bring you up to speed: Daniel Andrews and the Victorian State Labor government are pushing to bring the Victorian Country Fire Authority (CFA) (a volunteer organisation) under the control of the United Firefighters Union (UFU).

At face value, Andrews is simply paying back a debt owed to the UFU – largely for its assistance during the 2014 Victorian state election campaign. However, there’s a lot more to this than meets the eye.

Although a state matter, the Victorian CFA issue has not been confined to Victoria. It has has involved years of treachery, intrigue and opportunism all rolled into a broad factional and union power struggle. As you’ll soon see, the CFA and Andrews are merely pawns – and they’ve had a far greater and more targeted impact on the 2016 federal election than you might think.

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Safe Schools Issue Far From Over

If you don’t pay attention to the weeds in your garden, they will keep growing relentlessly until they completely take over. You can’t just pull a few out and leave it for a year or even a few months. They’ll come back a lot sooner than that… and in greater numbers.

If you thought that the federal government’s review and overhaul of the Safe Schools program resolved this matter, think again. Here’s what has happened since:

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Safe Schools to Become Compulsory in Victoria

If you’re in Victoria, the outcome of the Federal government’s review into the Safe Schools Coalition ‘All of Us’ program probably won’t matter:

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LGBTI ‘Safe Schools’ Debate Reduced to Slurs and Smears

The ‘Safe Schools Coalition’ issue highlights the problem we have with political debate in Australia.

Now that Turnbull has called for a review of the $8 million government funded ‘All of Us’ LGBTI school program, the left is showing its true totalitarian colours.

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