Bob GosfordApr 29, 2016
Senator Wong may be a patient and thorough interrogator but she cannot match the forensic inquisitorial skills of Labor's bad cop-bad cop team of John Faulkner and Robert Ray, now both unfortunately retired from the Senate.
Bob GosfordApr 25, 2016
Has Darwin's Sunday Territorian indulged in a little "thin-shaming" by calling Foreign Minister Julie Bishop a "POW lookalike"?
Bob GosfordApr 22, 2016
Here’s the news - women risk their health and wellbeing every day by simply managing their fertility though contraceptive, pregnancy, birth and menopause options. All are risky. It is women who experience teenage pregnancies, hormonal related illnesses and cancers, maternal sickness and death so please give us some credit.
Bob GosfordApr 20, 20161 Comment
Ask a Red Centre tour guide - you can’t tell Australians anything. During school holidays we would always get a lot of school trips; of the ones I guided 100% of students climbed up Uluru along with most of their teachers. Many had decided even before they departed school grounds that it would be the crowning achievement of the trip.
Bob GosfordApr 19, 2016
Are the people of Darwin - and the institutions that should protect them - prepared for and protected from the environmental risks associated with an escalation of military traffic and construction of new military infrastructure, including new ammunition handling facilities to support the US Air Forces Air Force Global Strike Command?
Bob GosfordApr 12, 2016
NT housing minister Bess Price admitted that Aboriginal housing was unacceptable. “I’ve visited communities, where the houses have been built in the eighties, and it’s not fit for humans.”
Bob GosfordMar 16, 20164 Comments
Darwin lawyer Matt Punch has a look at the recent economic indicators and the CLP government’s ‘stimulus’ that tell us all is not well in the Territory.
Bob GosfordMar 8, 20161 Comment
As I indicated in this piece last week, it appears that Alistair Wyvill SC has been unable to overcome the hurdles presented by Ashby v Slipper, the leading case on the right of a non-party to intervene in an appeal on the basis of an affected reputation. There the Full Court of the Federal Court held that as Harmer had no personal interest in the proceedings, he was not adversely affected by orders for the dismissal of proceedings.
Bob GosfordMar 7, 20162 Comments
This past weekend's CLP Central Council meeting was an underwhelming success that brings the internal turmoil and political future of key party members into closer focus. Bob Gosford reports from Alice Springs.