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February 25, 2021

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‘Hollywood’ drug squads over the top

I guess we have to thank Hollywood for the enduring myth that a black-clad squad of elite 'blokes', preferably with cool helicopters, from the capital are needed to crack down on really serious crime in hick parts of the country like Mullumbimby.

 Alan Veacock, Cumbalum

Gladys Berejiklian, our premier, finished an horrendous 2020, ducking and weaving serious claims of entrenched corruption within ICARE, institutional rorting of the Community Grants Scheme by self-confessed pork-barrelling, corruption scandals leading to an ICAC inquiry, poor judgement calls and reckless handling of COVID-I9 policy with the Ruby Princess fiasco.

The same self-confessed rorting premier has now returned from a short break and is still ducking and weaving exactly the same claims as in 2020. Nothing has changed, and we have suffered the ultimate indignity of having National Party renegade, John Porkbarilaro, manage the State’s affairs while our Premier, Gladys was recuperating.

It’s a real shame that rorting Coalition politicians are managing to sidestep their way around serious claims of serious corruption both in NSW and federally by hiding behind the media’s preoccupation of covering the pandemic. In NSW, ICAC is to yet finalise their investigation into claims of Glady’s involvement in corruption.

The Federal Government is still hiding behind every conceivable excuse, (and then some) as to why they cannot establish an effective Federal ICAC. The pitiful submission they have so far put forward on the operation of a Federal anti-corruption body is an insult to all Australians, and begs the question ‘Of what is this shifty Federal Government afraid?’.

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4 COMMENTS

  1. ‘The Rot’ sets in at the top and Not my Glad is the speartip of a rotten NSW Administration. One can only hope that the coming ICAC Report leads to Not my Glad resigning and taking her rotten administration down with her.

  2. A great letter Allan, the question has to be, how is this woman still Premier?, her and “hopeless Hazzard” somehow escaped scrutiny over the horrendous Ruby Princess debacle, carried on with a secret sexual relationship relationship with a corrupt Liberal MP., admitted to rorting public money in the Community Grants Scheme, and now has been found to have broken the law by destroying public documents in an attempt to cover her tracks, at the very least she should stand aside until ICAC. has finished investigating the whole sordid affair.
    You really have hand it to both the Coalition NSW. and Federal Govt’s ability to firstly become involved in unethical behaviour and when when they get sprung, their ability to stonewall their way out of it.

  3. 3 un-wise monkeys – see no evil, speak no evil, know no evil; yeah – stonewalling’s all the rage.
    They’ll stomp on a pit of nothing. That’s how it goes because everybody knows & does nix on it.

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