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Tag Archives: rorts
A friend wrote the following in response to an advertising scam by AGL: Thanks, but no thanks AGL. Yes, I’m a senior, and you may think that all I’m concerned about with energy costs is to get a discount on … Continue reading →
Reblogged from the year Australia’s energy market changes forever. One: Battery prices will start their freefall sometime this year. Well, yes. That seems pretty obvious. Private show offs and Universities have bypassed business as usual to develop and release battery … Continue reading →
We interrupt our normal programming to bring you an update. There are problems with the privatised utilities system in Australia. You may have noticed. I’ve been having trouble with mine forever. I thought that keeping my head down and paying … Continue reading →
This is incredible. It was bad enough that the security legislation would gag the media and allow for whistle blowers to be disappeared. But permitting a spy agency to run around kicking doors in with no oversight, no police accompaniment … Continue reading →
In recent days Australia’s Minister for Social Services has made yet another attack on the poorest and most marginalised people in the country. If you’ve been reading the news you’ll recall that these attacks began back before Christmas, when cuts … Continue reading →