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Cairnsnews will be publishing a series of reports, perhaps nostalgic for older Queensland readers but what we are exposing from the 1970’s, 80’s and 90’s until the present day is the extent of corruption between government, police, public service, big business and the unions. Queenslanders dropped their guard after the Fitzgerald Inquiry, which, incidentally did not go near the drug trade thinking we would go on to live in a somewhat sanitized society. Cairnsnews can reveal that nothing changed after the socialist Labor Party took over government in the early 90’s and in fact the Marxists made corruption and voter fraud an art form. Just ask the present Premier about her cosy relationship with the medical mafia, a part of which her father manages. On it goes, nothing has changed since Tony Fitzgerald waged war with crooked cops and politicians. This is the first of a series of Queensland the Corrupted State.
by Des O’Neill
When it comes to the bags of cash kickbacks, the Fitzgerald Inquiry made a big thing (and so they should have) of old Joh Bjelke-Petersen receiving bags of $50,000 cash.
Immediately after Fitzgerald the CORRUPT EVIL ALP made an ART FORM out of corrupt bags of cash only they now call it CONSULTANT’S FEES.
You see what was happening was that small business individuals, wishing to establish in QLD, could apply for a GOVERNMENT sponsored loan. If they approached their local ALP Member, they were told there was a upfront CONSULTANTS FEE of $50,000.1 billion
In 1996 after the GOSS ALP administration had been in power for six years the bad debt for QIDC (Queensland Industry Development Corporation) blew out to $962 Million. (YES THAT’S ALMOST 1 BILLION DOLLARS). Some of this bad debt was part of the old Nationals pre-Fitzgerald loans for mates scheme (which were never paid back) BUT THE BULK OF THE BAD DEBT MONEY WAS UNDER THE GOSS ADMINISTRATION.
What was happening was the SO CALLED CONSULTANTS FEE was going onto the top of the loan. e.g. Say the loan was for $500,000 add on the Consultants Fee which would make the total loan $550,000.
Now in 1998, when the BAD DEBT had blown out to $962M and QIDC was being wound up and merged with SUNCORP and it was floated. So what happened is that the Qld Auditor General, Len Scanlan wanted to engage a team of 24 auditors to go through the QIDC bad debts and recover as much of that debt as possible. Scanlan had the 24 positions all ready to advertise (in Govt. Gazette) however Peter Beattie over-ruled him.
Beattie retrieved the QIDC file off Scanlan and sent it onto an accountant, who just happened to be a former QLD ALP MP. This individual wrote a recommendation on the QIDC bad debt and it was forwarded to Deloitte for a final recommendation.
Guess who was Chairman of Deloitte at the time? It was none other than Wayne Goss. Of course the final recommendation came back that the whole bad debt be written off as unrecoverable.
What the Auditor General didn’t know, that if his auditors started digging through the QIDC bad debt files, is that the so-called $50,000 CONSULTANTS FEES would come to light. BUT BEATTIE OBVIOUSLY KNEW. The Nationals were quite happy to see the QIDC saga finally put to bed as it got rid of the mates loans saga. As for SUNCORP they had to take on the bad debt as QIDC (all $962M) was merged with them.
From information given to me, they were very unhappy about this obviously affected the value of SUNCORP’s float when it was publicly listed. As for the $50,000 consultants fees, it wasn’t going to the QLD ALP. It was going into politicians back pockets. Of course, the ALP bagman who collected the cash was Bill D’Arcy. Now what happened in early 2004 was that I met a small businessman, who wanted to start up a new small business in about 2003. He approached his local ALP MP for government support. He was told that there was an upfront CONSULTANTS FEE of $50,000.
This guy was honest and balked at that and soon dismissed the whole idea. He told me that about a week and a half later he received a phone call from another local ALP MP, who really put the weights on him for the $50,000. The businessman told me he was considering taking the whole matter to the CMC (QLD’s Crime and Corruption Commission at the time).
I told him he couldn’t do that, as it was equivalent to taking it to the ALP Headquarters in Peel Street, South Brisbane and getting them to investigate themselves. That’s how bad they (CMC) are! I further told him he was putting his life in danger by going there on an issue like that.
Funny thing about the ALP BAGMAN is that they (ALP) had to find a new one, because D’Arcy was in jail for paedophilia.
I know who that is (from the small businessman) and they (ALP) certainly looked after him.
He lost his seat in the ALP wipeout in 2012 and he now holds a senior position at a university.
What is needed is a Federal Royal Commission to clean up this corrupt mess of financial corruption and paedophilia. There is ample Federal jurisdiction for this.
Commonwealth Bank, ANZ, Westpac, St George, Bank of Melbourne, Macquarie Bank and Bank SA. customers have been hit several times by a nationwide outage, with widespread reports of people being unable to pay for shopping or access accounts.
CommBank, Australia’s largest, confirmed the outage in a social media post on Tuesday morning.
Overseas banks have reported similar problems over the past few months which media commentator Charlie Ward says is testing for the switch across to the new, global Nesara financial system.
The outages also hit airline Virgin Australia and Australia Post and a broad swathe of other companies.
“Virgin Australia was one of many organisations to experience an outage with the Akamai content delivery system today,” Virgin said.
“We are working with them to ensure that necessary measures are taken to prevent these outages from reoccurring.”
Akamai is a US-based global content delivery network or “edge platform”, cybersecurity and cloud service provider.
ANZ acknowledged a similar issue and said “at this stage we do not have an ETA for a fix, please try logging on after an hour”.
Customers reported being unable to use internet banking, mobile banking, as well as some ATMs and cards, from about 2.10pm, according to Down Detector.
Shortly after 3pm (AEST), Commonwealth Bank tweeted that it was aware some customers were “experiencing difficulties accessing our services and we’re urgently investigating”.
“We apologise and thanks for your patience, we’ll provide an update soon,” it said.
Letter to the Editor from 2020
Tune-up for dumbed-down aussies
You have done your research on the Port Arthur incident, but you certainly have no idea what you are talking about when it comes World War 2 and Adolf Hitler, you are making the same mistake that your adversaries are making.
Hitler did not disarm the German people, Hitler expressed his disgust with the communist parties disarming Hitler labeling these Bolshevist as traitors in a speech.
I for the life of me cannot understand why so many people cannot see this pattern that keeps repeating.
To many people have this ill conceived perception that the world is perfect , that there is no evil, people perceive the world as if it is the movie clip of Julia Andrews singing ” the hills are alive with the sound of music”.
I can assure you that no man in history has been misrepresented the way Hitler has been misrepresented, you are talking about a very educated, creative, empathetic and intelligent, who was democratically elected, who rebuilt Germany’s broken economy, who was a vegetarian because he couldn’t bare to kill an animal, who was responsible for creating laws against cruelty to animals, who banned all the smut art that the Bolsheviks brought over with them when they were finished destroying Russia, the man that watched Churchill’s planes bomb Germany for 3 months without retaliating, the man that kept pleading for peace while Churchill kept bombing, Hitler refrained from retaliation until Polish Jews murdered 5000 Germans that were living just over the Germany border in a polish town,then he was blamed for the murders claiming it was Hitlers propaganda designed to initiate a war.
Here we are 2020 the year of the covid-19, I’m seeing the world through a sentient beings eyes and it is crystal clear, while many see it through sheep’s eyes, and I’m in noway condoning the behavior of the evil beings that control this world but these damn sheep who suffer from severe cognitive dissonance are the ones that make all these atrocities possible, this dimwits are happy to jail an innocent man and allow psychopaths cold blooded murderers go free before they have their ego bruised. I am absolutely disgusted and at my wits end with these types of pathetic excuses for human being, what kind of absolute moron argues against his own inalienable inherent right, why is it so hard for your people to see right from wrong, it’s because you bloody don’t have a clue what is right and wrong, get a grip of your righteous self and wake up. if you want to live under a communist regime your wish is about to come to fruition.
What kind of moron argues with such conviction against his own rights, looks like you’re going to get your wish, the communist cabal has arrived in our neck of the woods as many of the conspiracy theorist figured they would, just our luck, we don’t have any semi automatic rifles to defend ourselves with, and even if Bryant did do it, does that mean that were are supposed to get our asses handed to us by tyrannical governments.
These sheep wont believe that we are under attack because it will be our police that initiate this attack on the Australian people , they have already started and the people are supporting their actions —> “thank you Vicpol for making people wear masks and saving my precious life how dare these people risk my life just because they are trying to protect everyone’s rights; shoot and kill anyone that puts my life in danger”
I honestly thought people were much smarter but I was obviously wrong, the majority of people are so damn stupid and even if you try to educate then you wont get anywhere, they become so engaged in the argument defending what they believe, they don’t realize how stupid they look because they are opposed to common sense, 800 years of common law, basic fundamental rights, law of equity, the bible, western democratic society and logic.
The more I see these people and their subjective argument the more I realize how this country has become a communist country overnight, these subverted fools have helped usher in the Bolsheviks, these fools that watch the 6 o’clock news and believe that the majority of the 26 million people in Australia are murdering,criminal,drug dealing, violent, bank robbing, street racer, outlaw, tax evading, psychopaths who are a straw on a camels back away from dowsing their family and pets with fuel and striking the match, while these dumb asses cheers our government on for implementing road side speed detection cash registers, random blood alcohol testing of sober motorists and we can’t forget the fining of a notorious P plater not displaying P’s, registration or license expired psychos, busting weed smoking Pablo Escobar serial killers, thanks to you morons that have been subverted, we are all F**KED now, you people allowed this to happen, you useless PPL caused this, F**K you and your precious enslaved life, we’ll see if your life is going to be worth living now, you wanted a communist police state, you got it.
by Jim O’Toole, Townsville bureau
The RSPCA, in cahoots with the Labor Party is doubling up its rural culture busting efforts by calling for a tightening of animal cruelty policies.
They are coming after steel traps, pig dogs, 1080 poison and the alleged mistreatment of farm animals. The fact that there are more than one million feral pigs between the Tablelands and the Tip of Cape York eating their way through thousands of eggs laid by cassowaries, scrub turkeys, turtles and crocodiles, is not as important as a dog chewing on a pig’s ear.
Maybe some of the more colourful pig hunters could be more careful should their dogs latch onto the handful of worrisome RSPCA dopes if they trespass on private property so these city-centric idiots understand just how pig hunting works.
This official rural terrorism falls into line with the present Labor disarmament of gun owners and harassment of gun shop proprietors. Last week Covid cops visited gun shops ensuring counter staff were wearing useless and dangerous masks, another facet of the war on freedom of choice.
Note the word policies (above) because Labor Premier Peter Beattie in 2001 removed the Crown from all Queensland legal procedures and the Parliament, without referendum, following the Goss and Blight campaign to destroy freehold land titles and land ownership when all parchment deeds were shredded in the 90’s.
The Emperor has no clothes and according to two Constitutional law analysts’, ‘legislation’ churned out by the State Parliament is only applicable to members of political parties and the Public Service who sign employment contracts with the party controlling the Parliament.
Members of the public lawfully, are bound only by Common Law.
The RSPCA’s Royal patronage was called into question several years ago when LNP Senator Bridgette McKenzie wrote to the Queen asking her to remove her patronage from the gamin animal protection society after the group tried to kill off family farming in NSW and Victoria.
RSPCA solicitor and spokeswoman Tracey Jackson of Animals Australia, announced today the offensive against farmers and pig hunters would be taken up a few more notches in the policy review.
Jackson told ABC Radio her left lily-pad mob would be coming after livestock producers claiming they were not in step with the “public perception” of alleged, cruel animal husbandry practices.
Such drivel about the ‘public perception’ when the vast majority of the public, other than a few scruffy, Gaia Greens and ambulance chasers like Jackson, couldn’t care less how livestock are being farmed just as long as the butcher has a stock of nice T bones.
The alleged ‘public perception’ emanates from a few Animals Australia agitators and the Labor Left which has been trying to close down the bush for decades.
RSPCA survives by public subscription and we suggest pig hunters and farmers step up their Facebook exposure of this motley mob of con artists.
Farmers cannot expect much help from their respective primary producer bodies as they have been purchased by the Labor Party.
Some time ago the Victorian RSPCA was caught out lying about farm animal numbers and how these animals were being mistreated by farmers.
This article was published in Cairns New six years ago:
RSPCA CEO Heather Neil
RSPCA CEO Heather Neil said the group “will not turn our backs on any group of animals including those used in farming where there are more than 850 million animals that need a voice.”
A Mallee farmer, Mr Dick Worthington said Mrs Neil and PETA were “suffering from a terrible delusion, that animals are more important than humans.
“These poor misguided ‘feminatzis’ are taking public subscriptions under false pretences and there should be no taxpayer funds given to these anti-social groups whatsoever,” he said.
“There are only 22 million cattle, 75.5 million sheep, about 1.2 million horses and 4 million goats nationally, so the misinformation continues to harm the farming industry.
“There are about 102.7 million farm animals in the country so Mrs Neil’s 850 million animals, unless she counted cane toads and rabbits, is just like most of their propaganda, deliberate lies.”
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by staff writers
Political parties have usurped Constitutional government in Australia over at least the past four decades replacing it with corporate governance by removing the Crown and replacing it with the Queen of Australia.
There is no such lawful entity. Labor Prime Minister Gough Whitlam in 1972 started the rot and successive Prime Ministers both Labor and Liberal completed the treachery without referendum.
More and more Australians have discovered what has gone down around them aided and abetted by an equally treacherous media and the Bar Association incorporating the Inns of Court and the Law Association with its lawyer members.
Law faculties at universities staffed by socialist-left professors over many years have indoctrinated literally thousands of graduates to believe Parliaments are supreme and there is no recourse for litigants who have been reamed by this asset-stripping, banking industry- orientated court system developed by the party duopoly.
So much so that the Australian Banking Association employed as CEO former Queensland Labor Premier Anna Bligh who qualified for the position by borrowing $60 billion when Premier from Rothschild Bank and mortgaging the assets of the state for collateral.
Queensland’s system of law has degenerated into an asset-stripping operation for the banks, attested by the Labor-appointed judge in the recent taxi industry claim for compensation for now worthless taxi licences after the Labor gang allowed Uber ride sharing to jump the queue.
The Supreme Court judge gave Uber a free ride to the bank while taxi operators lost their mortgaged homes and suicided at a similar rate to cattle producers during the Labor-induced live cattle export embargo.
In Queensland the party duopoly has ensured there is no lawful remedy.
But there’s more….
Litigants are advised to check out the newly formed Common Law Courts of Queensland where proper justice will be served in deference to the unlawful so-called courts of Queensland Inc.
Australian political party members of parliament should be mindful of what is soon to transpire in the United States affecting the traitors of Constitutional government. Corporate nemesis is coming to Australia……….
Eat your heart out Peter Beattie.
Totally compromised banker’s man PM Scott Morrison, rushes in a ban on cash that has nothing whatsoever to do with alleged Covid 19 infected banknotes or tax evasion. The ABC and MSM are supporting the NWO takeover with their fake news
Federal Member for Kennedy, Bob Katter, has expressed his disgust on the back of the announcement that some inner-city supermarkets will no longer be accepting cash.
“A proposal by one of the supermarket chains to go cashless?” Mr Katter said in disbelief when first confronted with the news.
“Once cash vanishes then you become the puppet of the banks,” said Mr Katter.
“A cashless society means the only way you can buy anything is if the bank approves it and four banks encompass 90% of Australia’s transactions.”
“If we Australians are stupid enough to trust 4 giant corporations and their puppets, the Federal Government, then we are really stupid people.”
“Australian currency is owned by the people, not the banks.”
Mr Katter’s tirade follows a major supermarket informing the public that, from yesterday, they would no longer be accepting cash payments at six more inner city stores in Melbourne and Sydney. This is on top of the six stores that began the trial in July this year.
“The concentration of power here is really scary,” Mr Katter added.
“The giant supermarket chains have destroyed owner operator businesses across Australia.”
“This is the first step onto a slippery slope, and it will be absolutely disastrous, at a time when people are trying to desperately to get their money out of the banks and financial institutions.”
“I will lead the first demonstration in the first store that they attempt to do it!”
Cairnsnews advises voters in the upcoming Queensland election on October 31 to vote for a KAP candidate or you will go down with the Admiralty law ship. If valid, corporation law would prosecute Queensland Inc for trading while insolvent. The state is hopelessly bankrupt yet the knucklehead Premier and the equally silly Opposition Leader, bereft of any intelligence have taken election pork-barreling to such lofty heights the Reserve Bank will have to print money non-stop for the next two years.
by Robert J Lee
Labor branch stacking comes hand-in-hand with false electoral roll entries but the Murdoch media and the ABC have not included this corruption in their reporting of branch-stacking imperator and Victorian MP Adem Somyurek.
For decades the ALP has perfected the art of branch and electoral roll stacking. Evidence the inquiry into Queensland voting fraud when Labor imprimatur Mike Kaiser had been caught out fiddling with the electoral roll which sparked the Shepherdson Inquiry into Electoral Fraud.
An April 2001 report presented the results of the independent Inquiry by the Honourable Tom Shepherdson, QC, into allegations of electoral fraud.
The Inquiry was prompted when a member of the Australian Labor Party, Karen Lynn Ehrmann, made serious public allegations about the possibility of electoral fraud by members of the Queensland branch of the ALP.
Allegations examined by the Inquiry related to two main categories of false enrollment, forgery and consensual false enrollment. The information gathered during the Inquiry clearly established that the practice of making consensual false enrollments to bolster the chances of specific candidates in pre-selections was regarded by some Party members as a legitimate campaign tactic.
The Inquiry uncovered evidence of forgery, but there was significant difficulty in obtaining evidence to establish who was responsible.
There was no evidence indicating that the tactic had been generally used to influence the outcome of public elections.
This was due to the limited scope of the Inquiry reviewing illegal activities only between 1993 to 1997. This paper was tabled in Parliament on 1 May 2001.
ALP Member for Woodridge in 2001 Mike Kaiser quit parliament after being outed by the Inquiry, taking the hit for numerous other ALP and union identities involved in voting fraud.
Two other Labor MP’s were forced to resign. Kaiser’s indiscretions were rewarded in 2010 by slotting him into the NBN Board on $450,000 a year.
In essence, to enable ALP branch members a vote for election candidates they have to be on the electoral roll.
In larger branches factional interests wanting a particular candidate to be endorsed simply pad the electoral roll with names of people literally off the street. These names, real or not, end up on the roll.
The proxies of these ‘voters’ are used to stack the numbers for a candidate’s endorsement. What the major media did not mention in the Victorian affair is that in marginal electorates these fictitious names are then given to unionists or Labor members and supporters to vote with at general elections.
If there are sufficient bogus numbers on the roll the election result can be swayed in the ALP’s or LNP’s favour.
In tight electorates just 50 false entries can change the result.
The Federal seat of Herbert in Townsville was taken by the ALP with just 37 votes after a recount in 2016. This result was without doubt enabled by voting fraud utilising false enrollments and those voting more than once.
The losing Liberal candidate stated he would seek a remedy in the Court of Disputed Returns but soon dropped the action after LNP backroomers realised court action would expose their voting fraud activities.
It is of note that the very first piece of legislation enacted by the incoming Queensland Labor Government in 2015 was to repeal the previous Liberal government law requiring identification before voting.
In 2018 the Joint Standing Committee on Electoral matters staunchly recommended the Federal Government enact an identification requirement before the 2019 federal election. Prime Minister Scott Morrison steadfastly refused to implement any ID requirement for voters. He won the election in 2019 by just two seats.
Since the Australian Electoral Commission stopped checking the accuracy of the rolls nearly 25 years ago by conducting physical habitation checks going door-to-door verifying occupants, election results have been manipulated to choose a government.
The AEC and the Queensland Electoral Commission will howl that their rolls are accurate but in 2004 the AEC Commissioner admitted to then Senator Len Harris there were more than 400,000 entries on the roll whose identity could not be verified.
Recent investigations by Vote Australia revealed the rolls remained in a mess, in fact former President of the organisation Lex Stewart said the roll was full of bogus entries certainly sufficient to change the course of a federal or state election.
Readers should realise the Liberal Party too has been renown for branch stacking but to our knowledge is not involved in stacking the roll with large numbers.
Cairnsnews has been leading the charge nationally to expose widespread voting fraud which has changed the outcome of past elections.
The mail-out by the Australian Bureau of Statistics to conduct the same-sex marriage survey in 2017 resulted in more than 248,000 individual envelopes marked ‘return to sender not known at this address’ being returned to their office unopened.
The ABS used addresses from the AEC electoral roll to mail out ballot forms to voters.
Here are a few stories about electoral fraud published over the past six years:
If you want to live among the trees then expect the worst
by Robert J Lee in Sydney
A succession of Green/ALP state governments in Queensland, NSW and Victoria has ensured the worst bush fires ever seen since the first settlement in 1788.
Blackfellas would not have allowed such high concentrations of forest detritus or would they have allowed open plains and sparsely timbered country to carry excess bodies of natural grasses.
Smart blackfellas burnt grasslands and forest whenever it would carry a fire.
If they didn’t they would have starved. Quite simple.
But the generational, socialist UN policies driving the major parties have allowed our once pristine rural land to become a tinder box due to lack of fuel reduction burning over decades.
In NSW more than 150 homes have been razed, nearly 900,000 hectares (2,250 million acres) have been devastated by wildfire and three people burnt to death because of Greens/ALP/LNP environmental nonsense.
Landowners under NSW and Queensland policies will end up in jail if they cut down a tree. There is no more problem with this stupidity now – there are no trees left.
NSW Liberal Premier Gladys Berejiklian has declared a state of emergency, describing the crisis as “some of the most devastating bushfires we have ever seen”.
The NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) confirmed the extent of the damage to date, ahead of a warning about “catastrophic” conditions facing Greater Sydney and the Greater Hunter areas on Tuesday.
And the nonsense still continues in the face of a declared fire emergency; no graders or bulldozers to build fire breaks can be seen at most of these fires. Queensland is no different.
Instead the urban methods of water-bombing with aircraft is next to useless, but puts a lot of money into a few hands.
The NSW fire bill is expected to exceed $1 billion. Insurance companies are hiding under rocks. Great management by state governments!
Then came the UN Agenda 21 (which has morphed into Agenda 30) in 1992 which then Queensland ALP Attorney General, Rod Welford, an avowed socialist among other things, couldn’t wait to sign. On whose authority did he sign such a terrible agreement?
The we have the outgoing Queensland ALP Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Deputy Premier Comrade Jackie Trad promising to sack 11,000 rural fire service volunteers if they don’t apply for a working with children blue card or telephone some ‘official’ from a raging fire ground for permission if they want to back burn.
Today Comrade Premier Palaszczuk issued a state of emergency forbidding any open fires, welding, grinding or acetylene cutting, warning landowners they will commandeer whatever equipment or water needed to fight a fire.
Maybe the desk-jockey morons of the ALP government have discovered they will need machinery to build fire breaks?
Far too little far too late. Get rid of these Trotskyites and replace them with One Nation, Katter and other independents at the next election.
Then form a new state of North Queensland and we can leave the Labor communists and their supporters to wallow in the denuded dustbowl of South East Queensland which no dams and no hazard reduction burning policies has created.
State ALP Government about to sack 18,000 Rural Fire Service volunteers for refusing to apply for a ‘blue card’
Takeover of independent, volunteer rural brigades by megalomaniacs of the urban fire services is imminent
Unrelated or not the State Fire and Emergency Services Minister Craig Crawford, a former ambulance driver from Victoria who is overseeing the impending dismissal of more than 18,000 RFS volunteers from regional areas of Queensland, just lost the support of his Barron River electorate branch of the ALP
The Rural Fire Service Association of volunteers has ignored demands from Crawford and Commissioners Mark Roche, Mike Wassing and Doug Smith to apply for ‘blue cards’ issued by the Health Department as a requirement for working with children.
Consequently in a tit-for-tat retaliation Crawford ordered the department to refuse issues of new Personal Protective Equipment to volunteers until they apply for a blue card.
The RFS says its volunteers are fire fighters not health department employees and with an average age of nearly 60, its membership has refused to jump through Labor hoops, similar to public service entry requirements.
Come December 1 they will be sacked, if that is a lawful action, for not applying for a blue card.
The Queensland Fire and Emergency Service administration has all but gutted the Rural Fire Service, destroying morale, forcing volunteer fire ground firefighters to ring a superior officer in Brisbane to get permission to backburn in the face of a fire.
Such stupidity comes directly from a script in the UK television comedy, ‘Yes Minister’.
Much of rural Queensland where fires are fought, does not have any mobile phone coverage and the RFS radio network is unwieldy and incapable of performing to this standard in bush fire emergencies.
Crawford has presented a bill, before the Parliament now, which if passed will in effect force the sacking of nearly 70 per cent of volunteers across the state smack in the middle of the fire season.
It is expected the fire emergency control centre, Firecom, situated in most cities to direct resources, will have to ask urban brigades to attend bush fires, leaving towns and cities unmanned.
When simultaneous fire or motor accident emergencies occur in the bush or cities, taxpayers and their properties will be left unprotected.
Some sectors of rural brigades are considering returning to their original, privately formed groups usually of farmers and rural-residential dwellers which will not be ‘owned’ or directed by state government.
Much of the original, privately-owned appliances and equipment, bought with proceeds of public fund raising and from council rates levies will be retained by the re-established, unincorporated private brigades.
This ALP Government, which has been cited by Opposition parties and sections of the media as the worst in living memory, even worse than the administrations of Beattie and Bligh, will go down at the next election for being the most ineffectual, immoral, Green, socialist-left, Marxist mob of carpetbaggers ever to occupy George Street.
|Comment from a reader:
If this is the official excuse for implementing this blue card bullshit,
“Put simply, as a member of the Rural Fire Service, you are likely to come into contact with children while performing your role, so are required to have a blue card. It is the law, and one QFES takes seriously.”
Then, we can expect volunteers involved in all public events ( local shows, festivals, week-end markets school fetes, etc.) will also be required to have a blue card.
How about the local supermarket or church on Sunday? We all come in contact with children while doing the weekly grocery shopping and attending church services. Will we need to have a blue card to enter the local supermarket or our local church?
The lunatics have definitely taken control of the George Street nuthouse.
Below is the edict issued by the QFES administration:
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KAP Leader and Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter has slammed a Federal Government Bill which will control how much cash people are allowed to spend as being a danger to the Australian freedoms; a danger which he thinks is greater than the danger to our lives through a terrorism event being carried out in Australia; which the bill sells as being able to reduce.
The Federal Government snuck through and tabled The Currency (Restrictions on the Use of Cash) Bill 2019 on Friday afternoon of the last parliamentary sitting while the House had risen and all Members and their staff were returning home.
The bill carries a punishment of significant fines and jail time of up to two years if a person is caught spending or accepting a cash payment over $10,000. If passed, the bill will come into effect from 1 January 2020.
“The danger here to our freedom is greater than the danger to our lives through terrorism,’’ Mr Katter said.
“Clearly there are a thousand reasons why people like to hide a little bit of wealth; and have access to cash.”
Mr Katter quoted George Orwell in his dystopian novel ‘1984’ saying “Big Brother is watching” and that a person’s right to privacy with some of their wealth is one of the most important rights that Australians have.
“I’m told that for every 10 people in China there is one camera watching. Now whether that’s accurate or not, in most police cases that have caught my interest, I notice that the first thing they go to is the security cameras and people have no idea to what degree they are being watched on a daily basis.”
The Federal Government’s key selling point of the bill is better control of the ‘black economy’; arguing that it will reduce money laundering and the purchasing of weapons on the black market, but Mr Katter warned that an increase in going digital will result in an increase in cyber-hacking and that the bill’s passing will open the flood gates on further restriction of freedoms.
“The Government promotes the bill as a measure to combat funded international and homegrown terrorism yet with the ever-rising digital theft and threat of international cyber hacking I wouldn’t be trusting my bank account or the authorities to protect it, nor should they be controlling it.
“The Government will argue that this is the one and only initiative that they will implement to eliminate the black economy however, once the bill is introduced and passed, they will have the flexibility to dictate many more amendments to the law. It will give the police the power to control your cash over $10,000.
“Once the legislation is in place, they have opened the doors to regulate and change as they see fit.
“The assumption that our cash transactions are due to unsavoury activity allows for the prosecution of the potentially innocent, it has always been innocent until proven guilty?
“I’m sure the Government and policing authorities’ intentions are good but the only people allowed to have guns in our society are the people in uniforms.
“So we have lost the right to protect ourselves and now our right to privacy has been taken away with this bill. Are the Government and authorities going to act responsibly? Yes, most of the time. All the time? No.
“All I see here is the undermining of the great principles of Magna Carta in the rule of law. Through insidious increments, ‘The means that is argued justifies the end’.”
from CEC, Coburg
Sensational information has surfaced that an Australian Treasury delegation travelled to Europe in February for discreet meetings with European countries on how they handled their banking crises.
Former Coalition economics advisor John Adams made the revelation in a 31 March discussion with Martin North posted on their Interests Of The People YouTube channel, entitled “Scandal – Australian Officials Caught In Covert Banking Meetings”.
Adams attributed the information to an unnamed source, who spoke with both him and Martin North.
This information emerged following news.com.au on 19 March reporting Adams and North for their explosive analysis that Australia’s plunging property market could trigger a banking crisis that could spread overseas, “Australia could be ‘first domino to fall’ in next GFC”, in which they compared Australia’s housing market and banking system to that of Ireland before its crash in 2008. Adams followed this up with a top-rating appearance on Peter Switzer’s Money Talks program on 25 March to debate establishment economist Chris Joye on “Is Australia facing a house price collapse?”, in which he also made the comparison to the banking crises in Europe.
The Citizens Electoral Council can attest that Treasury has consistently denied the likelihood of an Australian banking crisis, despite the growing number of signs. Treasury’s claim that a banking crisis is “unlikely” is one of its excuses for opposing the need for a Glass-Steagall separation of banks.
So why would a Treasury delegation be holding covert meetings in Europe to consult on how to handle precisely such a crisis?
Don’t tell the passengers the Titanic is sinking!
As noted on the latest episode of the CEC Report, the Australian government has a policy of not telling the truth about the economy. Their logic is they don’t want to “spook” the market, or “talk down the economy”. John Adams has reported that government MPs have asked him not to speak out about the economy.
More to the point, according to Adams, one MP admitted they are anticipating a crisis, but hope it would be triggered by an international financial shock, so the government can have plausible deniability and not have to admit that their domestic economic policies, centred on inflating the biggest housing and debt bubble in Australian history, caused the crash.
This amounts to: “If we don’t tell the passengers that the Titanic is sinking, maybe they won’t blame us.” The regulators are even worse. Their attitude is: “If we don’t find out whether the Titanic is sinking, maybe it will stay afloat”! This is evident in Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) deputy governor Guy Debelle’s statement in December 2018 that when it comes to assessing Australia’s record debt, “there is little to form a strong conclusion about how much is too much”. It is also evident in the recent revelation by analysts at Deutsche Bank that the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA), the bank watchdog, has understated mortgage debt by as much as 40 per cent! This is not incompetence from APRA, but a result of its see-no-evil, speak-no-evil approach to regulation, even to the point of ignoring systemic threats. APRA in 2007 suppressed an internal report by its research department that warned lowered mortgage lending standards by banks had created a bubble, in which defaults were rising and were on track to cause a banking crisis and recession. In 2010 APRA went one step further and disbanded its research department.
Two possible explanations for the Treasury meetings in Europe are: 1) a genuine desire to learn from their experience so they can spot a crisis coming and take action to avert it—unlikely; 2) an opportunity to assess the “bail-in” system that is in force across all EU member states, the Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive (BRRD), which authorises financial authorities to contain a future financial crisis by seizing savings deposits to prop up failing banks, so they don’t set off a chain-reaction collapse.