App Crap

After the fiasco with the dog’s breakfast NBN and the Robodebt disaster (https://www.thedodgybrothers.com/robodebt-disaster/) you’d think this government would have learned not to touch anything to do with IT. But no, they just keep stuffing up. And yes, our mate Stuart … Continue Reading →

More ABC cuts

Following on from the recent cuts to the ABC budget (https://www.thedodgybrothers.com/no-cuts-to-the-abc/) the ABC reported that they’re going to lay off 250 staff to make up for the $41 million funding shortfall. While the government denies any funding cut they booked … Continue Reading →

More Travel Rorts

The dodgy expense claims never stop. After Bronwyn’s helicopter madness (https://www.thedodgybrothers.com/helicopter-bronwyn/) you’d think these LNP politicians would have learned, but they’re still claiming taxpayer funds for trips that don’t pass the pub test. A previous list of dodgy travel expenses … Continue Reading →

More grants to LNP seats

We all know about SportsRort but there’s another scheme that far outspends it. Thanks to the great Michael Pascoe with help from Vince O’Grady for making this one public. The Community Development Grants has spent over $1billion since 2014 – … Continue Reading →

The Plague Ship

The Ruby Princess cruise ship left Australia on March 8 on a round-trip cruise to New Zealand. It was due to return on March 21 but the global coronavirus pandemic and a new Australian government ban on cruise ships cut the journey short. … Continue Reading →

Twiggy Tests

The LNP’s favourite miner, Andrew Twiggy Forest decided to do the country a big favour and bought in $200m worth of Corona virus tests from China (about 10 million tests). The “favour” backfired a little when it was discovered that … Continue Reading →

No cuts to the ABC….

Everyone loves our ABC, except the LNP it seems. Over the last 8 years it’s lost almost $800m in funding, despite it being the National Broadcaster. We value it most during a crisis like Droughts, Bushfires, Flooding and even the … Continue Reading →

All the ‘gates’

Carrick Ryan (twitter: @realCarrickRyan) has done a really great summary of all the ‘gates’. As he says “Ok here’s an attempt to collate all of this Government’s scandals in one thread“ He covers #grassgate, #watergate, #darwingate, #internetgate, #mundinegate, #foxtelgate, #vikigate, … Continue Reading →

Oil Deal

We don’t have enough fuel reserves. The International Energy Agency requires its 30 member countries to have a strategic petroleum reserve equal to 90 days of the previous year’s net oil imports. Australia has about 30 days of supply onshore … Continue Reading →