Tag: <span>‘politics’</span>

‘Politics is a rough and difficult game’: Macfarlane contemplating political profession

Posted December 15, 2015 01:04:09 Queensland Liberal National MP Ewen Jones hopes Ian Macfarlane can recover from the “brain explosion” that was his program to defect from the Liberal party room to the Nationals. On Monday, the Queensland LNP State Executive blocked Mr Macfarlane’s bid to switch allegiances to the Nationals, in spite of regional…


Scaffidi suggests ‘politics’ behind conduct inquiries

Posted December 11, 2015 21:24:29 Perth Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi has suggested inquiries into her conduct might have been politically motivated. The Corruption and Crime Commission formed opinions of serious misconduct against Mrs Scaffidi for failing to declare gifts and travel, such as a trip to the Beijing Olympics. She is now the subject of…