Senators united in opposing pipeline

  Coalition, Greens and Independent Senators have today expressed unusually strong and united opposition to the Victorian Government’s Sugarloaf Pipeline now under construction, Senator Simon Birmingham said today.   The parties have taken the rare step of issuing a consensus dissenting report to the Government-controlled majority report for the Senate inquiry into the Water Amendment…

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Steve Georganas helpless when it comes to Centrelink, Child Support and Medicare

  Senator Simon Birmingham said members of the public with a Centrelink, Child Support or Medicare enquiry needn’t bother turning up to Steve Georganas’s office any more after the Minister for Human Services scrapped a vital program.   “Anyone who goes into Steve Georganas’s office with a Centrelink, Child Support or Medicare enquiry will now…

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South Australians say Next G™ not yet as good as CDMA

  Poor network coverage, conflicting advice from Telstra on handsets and poor levels of service are among key concerns South Australians have with making the transition to Telstra’s Next G™ network, Senator Simon Birmingham said today.   Senator Birmingham invited South Australians to report their experiences and concerns, following the Communications Minister’s decision in January…

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