Lest we forget our other heroes of war, fighting for freedom at home

Protesters attend a huge anti-conscription rally at Yarra Bank in Melbourne, 1916. National Library of Australia, n6487142, CC BY-NC-ND A man stands on a beach in a distant land. Waves lap his ankles. He wades through the gentle dawn light, arms outstretched, his head held high. He is fully dressed; not a tourist but a … Continue reading Lest we forget our other heroes of war, fighting for freedom at home

Jobs for the boys – Mackenroth

Terry Mackenroth’s call for planning check-ups Controversially, he (Mackenroth) also had a stint as a lobbyist, which gained him and former federal politician Con Sciacca a $500,000 success fee to represent the now-failed BrisConnections infrastructure consortium for the $5bn Airport Link contract. Prominent former Labor deputy premier and businessman Terry Mackenroth has called for regular … Continue reading Jobs for the boys – Mackenroth