LOVELY SURPRISE FROM Jenny Pyne arrived in the mail today. The painting is by Lara Watson who is a great mate and a staunch ‪#‎Not4Sale‬campaigner. Jenny knows how passionate I am about protecting public assets, so this is going straight on the wall in the war room.

  1. Camera: Nikon 1 J1
  2. Aperture: f/4.2
  3. Exposure: 1/30th
  4. Focal Length: 16mm

Not4Sale, Queensland assets: Tony Barry - What About Our Budget?


Ebola appeal and shipment to Sierra Leone by the Sierra Leone Ebola Action Group Australia (SEAGA)

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa which currently affect four countries  Sierra Leone, Guinea, Liberia and Nigeria has prompted the African communities of Australia to spring into action to raise awareness about the disease and also do fund raising and awareness in all the states of Australia. The virus which initially broke out in Guinea in February this year and spread over to Sierra Leone and…

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Cairns can not take more of Springborg’s health cuts!

Queensland patients cannot afford further cuts to Queensland Health or privatisation of the system, Shadow Health Minister Jo-Ann Miller said today.

Mrs Miller said a new report from the Federal Government’s Australian Institute of Health and Welfare highlighted how little health expenditure had grown under the Newman Government and meant there was no more room for the LNP’s slash and burn…

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King and Newman have no ‘heart’ for Cairns CBD!

Today Council voted to move forward on the Shields Street Heart project. This project was originally funded by a $38 Million dollar budget allocation from the former Bligh Government. However, the LNP Newman Government withdrew the budget allocation after being elected. Today, while voting to support the project, Cr. Rob Pyne said that it is now clear “it will be local Cairns ratepayers who will…

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Not4Sale campaign ramping up attack on toxic duo Nicholls and Newman

From Thursday Island to the Gold Coast the message is the same Our Assets are Not4Sale

As the State Government rolls into Rockhampton for another sanitized Community Cabinet the Not4Sale campaign will be ramping up its activities across the State against the Government’s Asset Sales agenda, starting this weekend.

Stuart Traill from the Not4Sale campaign said it was becoming increasingly clear…

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Be a Community Champion. Make yours a Champion Community!

Be a Community Champion. Make yours a Champion Community!

Shadow Attorney-General Yvette D’Ath says Newman Government amendments to laws covering the sale of property in the state are designed to benefit developers at the expense of consumers.

During debate on changes to the Land Sales Act, Ms D’Ath said the LNP was allowing developers to impose higher deposits on potential purchasers.

She said at present there was a cap of 10% of the total purchase…

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Swing into Softball with Cairns Softball!

Swing into Softball with Cairns Softball!

Walk for Awareness on Cairns Esplanade on Sunday 5th of October!

Walk for Awareness on Cairns Esplanade on Sunday 5th of October!