Lunchtime Agenda, Sky News Australia – Leader’s 7.30 Report interview, Kevin Rudd’s backflips, workplace relations and Labor’s proposed mining tax

  …   CELINA EDMONDS: Senator Birmingham, you have to admit that we are going to hear that line, ‘phoney Tony’ a lot now? It does seem that ‘straight shooting Tony Abbott’ may have shot himself in the foot on this one.   SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Celina, Tony’s only sin last night was to give a direct…

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Government knew deaths were possible, but proceeded

  Damning new information on the Rudd Government’s disastrous home insulation program shows the Government was ignoring its own warnings, including of possible deaths, Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Action Simon Birmingham said today.   The bungled $2.5 billion scheme left an estimated 240,000 homes with dangerous or sub-standard insulation and has been linked with…

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Menindee Lakes: Billions of litres wasted thanks to Kevin from Queensland’s inaction

  Water from the New South Wales and Queensland floods will be wasted as result of Kevin Rudd’s failure to deliver promised infrastructure works to the Menindee Lakes, Coalition Murray Darling Basin spokesman Senator Simon Birmingham said today.?   “Estimates in Labor’s own 2007 election policy document indicate that 200 billion litres could be saved…

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