March in March shows our opposition

Crikey readers talk the March in March, cutting red tape and why Abbott is a Prime Minister for Victorian times.

Why the secrecy?

Jenny Kelly writes: Re. “Crikey says: some red tape strangles the deserving” (yesterday). The bill containing the 8000-odd legislative changes is at this point nowhere to be found. Following selective press commentary on several changes I diligently searched the PM’s Red Tape website, the parliamentary site, etc. In fact, the first time that members of the public will see the full package is very shortly before the bill’s introduction into the lower house. The potential for the change to have unintended consequences in the absence of a proper exposure and time for feedback and comment must be high. Why the secrecy?

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  1. Tamas Calderwood

    Peter Matters – global warming hasn’t existed in the 21st century either.

    Just saying.

  2. Andrew Dolt

    Tamas Calderwood – 280 Nobel prize-winning scientists say you’re wrong. The world’s pre-eminent scientific organisations, the Royal Society (80 Nobel laureates) and the US National Academy of Sciences (200 Nobel laureates), have published a joint statement explaining how and why scientists know you’re wrong. But, obviously, you’re just saying you know better than they do.

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