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Why are public servants expendible?

An updated rant about job losses.
Up to 7,000 families affected by job losses. 30,000 jobs at risk, unemployment tipped to rise. I posted this originally in December but, with the budget upon us, perhaps time fo… http://pgd.id.au/concrete5/index.php/blog/2014/05/why-are-public-servants-expendible/

#MyBroadbandvReality Survey number 2

A quick update on the MyBroadbandvReality Survey mk 2
  // The MyBroadbandvReality crew (of which I am a member) is up to it again. Earlier in 2014 the group surveyed Australian's and provided a submission to the Australian Senate… http://pgd.id.au/concrete5/index.php/blog/2014/04/mybroadbandvreality-survey-number-2/

Do you love a good example of hypocrisy and/or bias?

A quick post about a recent news.com.au article.
  // Do you love a good example of hypocrisy and/or bias? I know I do. Here's one for you: do a Google search on “Convoy of no confidence news.com.au” and you should find… http://pgd.id.au/concrete5/index.php/blog/2014/03/do-you-love-good-example-hypocrisy-andor-bias/

Australia's moral compass missing at sea

A rant about Australia's moral compass
  // I'm not happy with Australia's moral compass at the moment. A moral compass is that inner sense that something is right or wrong. Of course, each individual's moral com… http://pgd.id.au/concrete5/index.php/blog/2014/01/australias-moral-compass-missing-sea/

Let's not forget what has happened.

Paul has an end-of-year rant, resolving to rest, but not forgetting what has happened.
Christmas and New Year breaks, a time when many people gather with friends and family, relaxing and decompressing from the year that was. What. A. Year. What follows is a bi… http://pgd.id.au/concrete5/index.php/blog/2013/12/do-not-forget/

Storify of the 2013-14 MYEFO speeches at the NPC

This post contains a Storify of tweets by the wonderful @Drag0nista who covered the mid-year economic fiscal outlook (MYEFO) speeches at the National Press Club (NPC).
[View the story "2013-14 MYEFO speech at the NPC" on Storify] http://pgd.id.au/concrete5/index.php/blog/2013/12/storify-2013-14-myefo-speeches-npc/

Rant about job losses

A Rant about job loss figures and politicking.
How about these headlines? Up to 7,000 families affected by job losses. 30,000 jobs at risk, unemployment tipped to rise. Dramatic and it's not Holden which is 2,900 people. … http://pgd.id.au/concrete5/index.php/blog/2013/12/rant-about-job-losses/