Oct 26, 2012

Richard Farmer’s chunky bits: thanks Getup

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Richard Farmer

Crikey political commentator

Thank goodness for Getup. My mind boggles at the way NSW politicians from both sides are supinely staying silent as planning proceeds for Sydney to get a second casino without any competitive selection process. James Packer, the state’s richest man, should not be allowed to get away with it.

At least Getup are on the case. The email I received from them this morning contained this message:

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