Posts Tagged ‘ mcdonald ’

One home for 32 voters in union poll

Sep 2nd, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Australia

The militant Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union - which has again come under a cloud amid claims that the building industry has returned to the bad old days of thuggery and standover tactics - will face an investigation in Western Australia over alleged irregularities on its 8000-strong membership roll.

No wins for Howard in culture wars

Aug 12th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Opinion

Agree or disagree with the Howard government, it made some tough decisions on economic, foreign and social policy. But its impact on the so-called culture wars has been grossly exaggerated. Howard failed comprehensively in his expressed aim to reform the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, our most important cultural institution.