Politicians across the spectrum have paid tribute to former Hume MP Alby Schultz, who died last month aged 76. In Parliament yesterday, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Mr Schultz was “one of the great characters”.
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Throsby Labor MP Stephen Jones has been promoted onto the Opposition’s front bench as Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Regional Development and Infrastructure. This is an outer shadow ministry position, chosen at the discretion of new Labor leader Bill Shorten. Mr … Continue reading
The Federal Opposition has this week kept its attack on the Government’s carbon price in Parliament, with Hume MP Alby Schultz being drafted in to ask a question about increases in electricity bills for a Canberra Hospital. The Open Australia … Continue reading
I’ll put it upfront: I’m really keen for the NBN. I think it is a great investment and it will help Australia stay competitive for the rest of this century. And Tony Abbott’s plan to stop the whole thing will … Continue reading
LONG-SERVING Hume MP Alby Schultz announced recently he would not contest the next election. The news was not really surprising, given his ill-health in recent times. He has often found himself at odds with the party and has regularly had … Continue reading
I thought I’d ask readers their views on party politics on Wingecarribee Shire Council. How does party politics affect who you would like to see on our local council? Do you believe party-affiliated citizens who intend to run for council … Continue reading