Whoever said that our feathered friend only
favoured one side of politics? Here he is on Saturday at the fundraiser at
the Balmain Leagues Club for Bernie Banton, the public face of the CSR asbestosis campaign.

Crikey understands that after copping a few
gentle barbs from Greg Combet and some other union notables, the Parrot went on
to spend several thousand dollars in the auctions.

Peter Fray

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