Speech in Reply to the 2016/17 BCC Budget

A renowned and well-respected philosopher once wrote that “The smart way to keep people passive and obedient is to strictly limit the spectrum of acceptable opinion, but allow very lively debate within that spectrum… That gives people the sense that there's free...

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Cuts For Much Needed Storm Water Drains

This morning I'm in the budget estimates session for 'Program 1 - Clean, Green and WaterSmart City'. I asked David McLachlan Councillor for Hamilton Ward Brisbane why council was cutting more than $2 million from Major Drainage Construction (from a total budget of...

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