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June 16, 2024

Time for a Royal Commission into mining and govt corruption

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Byron Writers Festival locals’ passes on sale June 13

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There once was a saying, ‘all roads lead to Rome’. Now things have changed: now ‘all gifts and brown paper bags lead to the various political parties’ head offices from building developers and mining industries for favours rendered.’

Things haven’t changed over the years.

Also see Anne Davies SMH, Monday May 25, 2015: ‘CSG industry snaps up staff with top connections’.

This leads many voters to believe that we need an urgent Royal Commission into this practice.

Charles John Lincoln, Gulmarrad


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