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by Pollywaffle
Sun Aug 07, 2011 5:04 pm
Forum: The Pub
Topic: The SA Politics Thread
Replies: 1080
Views: 199801

Re: The SA Politics Thread

Michael Brown is the tip for Ramsay. The deal to get Jay in as Premier reportedly involved surrendering Ramsay and Elder to the Right. Conlon will have to formally join the Right if he wants to survive.
by Pollywaffle
Thu May 19, 2011 9:11 pm
Forum: The Pub
Topic: Continuing influence of the SDA union on SA politics.
Replies: 81
Views: 20300

Re: Continuing influence of the SDA union on SA politics.

I think if Wortley was going to be elevated to the ministry it would have happened by now. The Right seemed stunned this week when Gago was anointed Upper House leader and no new minister came in. Meanwhile former Minister Finnigan's staff continue to function as though they have acting ministers, m...
by Pollywaffle
Thu May 05, 2011 10:36 pm
Forum: The Pub
Topic: Continuing influence of the SDA union on SA politics.
Replies: 81
Views: 20300

Re: Continuing influence of the SDA union on SA politics.

It will be interesting to see who replaces Finnigan in the Cabinet. The SDA will have to be careful with its selection. There could be a backlash this time if someone is elevated without any discernible merit.
by Pollywaffle
Thu May 05, 2011 10:29 pm
Forum: Regional Development
Topic: Port Pirie | Developments & News
Replies: 89
Views: 48753

Re: Port Pirie

Nyrstar recently reported problems with the Pirie smelter, but expressed confidence these would be resolved. If the smelter shut down, Pirie would be cactus.