Building Inland Rail: Doers v Reviewers

In March of 1959, the Labor Premier of NSW Joseph Cahill defied political consensus and ignored the nervousness of his policy wonks by pushing ahead with the construction of the Sydney Opera House. Across both sides of politics, general opinion held that the ground earmarked for the project would not hold the structure’s weight and…

Quarantine Camp Concerns

I want to place on record my deep concern and regret, at the Queensland Labor Governments idea, of placing regional quarantine camp in Toowoomba, in my electorate of Groom. The Premier floated this idea at a press conference on 22 January, 2021 – in what now seems a desperate attempt to find a solution to…