Monthly Archives: April 2013

Coalition Gaffe: Turnbull And Abbott Wrong On Geelong NBN Claim

In an embarrassing gaffe, just two days after the launch of their alternate NBN policy, Opposition Leader Tony Abbott, and his communications spokesman Malcolm Turnbull have been caught out lying about the status of the proposed fibre rollout in the Geelong region. TWEET: “@TonyAbbottMHR: With press + @TurnbullMalcolm at Marcus Oldham College Geelong. Under Labor […]

Credibility And The Alternate NBN

Today has seen the release of the long awaited, often touted Coalition alternative broadband policy to the current National Broadband Network (NBN) scheme. In a press conference that became heated during questions, Malcolm Turnbull announced a $29.4 billion plan to provide FTTP for 22% of Australia, FTTN to 71%, LTE Wireless to 4% and Ka-band […]

When Abbreviations Backfire

The V8 Supercars Championship returns to Pukekohe Park Raceway in New Zealand this weekend, with the Kiwi round having been run on the Hamilton Street Circuit for a number of years. V8 Supercars fronted a large amount of money to revamp the Pukekohe – (pronounced “Pucka-co-ee”) – circuit, affectionately known as “Puke” – (pronounced “Pucka”), […]

Regional Rail Link Continues To Form

As a train buff, I’ve been watching daily the progress on the construction of the Regional Rail Link (RRL) – or at least as much of it as I can see on a Geelong line train – and the works are impressive in many locations. Here’s the latest flyover video produced by the Department of […]

Essendon Exorcise Demons Hoodoo

ESSENDON 6.2 13.6 21.11 28.16 (184) MELBOURNE 2.1 4.5 5.5 5.6 (36) GOALS Essendon: Crameri 6, Bellchambers 4, Watson 3, Davey 2, Heppell 2, Howlett 2, Merrett 2, Hurley 2, Stanton 2, Goddard, Ryder, Dempsey Melbourne: Davey 2, Grimes, Clark, Jones BEST Essendon: Heppell, Watson, Bellchambers, Crameri, Goddard, Fletcher, Stanton, Howlett, Zaharakis Melbourne: Howe, Frawley, […]