Tips and rumours

May 29, 2014

Tips and rumours

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From the Crikey grapevine, the latest tips and rumours …

Trouble out West. There’s a spot of trouble brewing in WA Labor (yes, they do exist). Mark McGowan is the state opposition leader, and polls actually show he’s doing not too badly. But the federal branch is struggling, winning just 22% of the primary vote in April’s half-Senate rerun caused by the AEC ballot stuff-up. That meant the party won just one of the six seats up for grabs, and the lone seat went to Right-leaning union fave Joe Bullock at the expense of well-regarded sitting Senator Louise Pratt. Now we’ve heard this:

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3 thoughts on “Tips and rumours

  1. klewso

    re that scotch – “Abbott said”?

  2. Brian Williams

    For those people who understand just how easy it is to avoid geo-blocking, Netflix has been an option for quite a while here in Australia.

    The American version can be accessed at a cheaper price than they will offer for their ‘official’ OZ site, and with a much wider range of product.

    Foxtel is afraid….very afraid!

  3. klewso

    “Abbott Says” – one of the few games you can play lying down?

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