Tasmanian Times

The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. No price is too high for the privilege of owning yourself. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. No price is too high for the privilege of owning yourself. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

John Hawkins

The Snouters Award

J.B. Hawkins Antiques through Tasmanian Times is proud to announce a new Annual Award: “The Snouters” for a Tasmanian Pollie or Public Servant who has managed to extract the maximum offered from the “Rivers of Gold” that comprise the rewards offered to upper echelon bureaucrats in Tasmania.

The Annual award will be assessed and made by a specially selected and appointed panel and no correspondence will be entered into.

Readers of this site are asked to make Submissions with Citations in Comments below regarding potential annual winners for consideration.

The Gold Award: A turned Huon Pine medallion with a gold pendant.

The Silver Award: A turned Sassafras medallion with a silver pendant.

The Bronze Award: A turned blackwood medallion with a bronze pendant.

Tenders are hereby called for either the design and or construction of the medallions from expert Tasmanian wood turners.

These may be submitted to J B Hawkins Antiques using his Advertisements on this site.

*Image: HERE

John Hawkins was partly inspired by The wasteful, greedy aimless public sector gurus’ Henry Jones indulgence, written by Nugget Combs, who holds a managing position with the State of Tasmania, but was so disgusted by the Henry Jones indulgence that he penned the Henry Jones indulgence article for Tasmanian Times.

Nugget Combs followed up his article on the Henry Jones indulgence with this eviscerating serve: Southern Water savaged …

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4 Comments

4 Comments

  1. Philip Lowe

    August 22, 2011 at 1:21 pm

    I’m one of the real estate annointed
    The choosen few,I’m Battery Pointed.
    In my darkish business suit,
    a beaurocratic souper brute.

  2. Claire Gilmour

    August 21, 2011 at 7:49 pm

    Just as a by the by, I’d give lion Bryan the roaring prize for eye balling denying truth in the eye. I’ll hand over, on a natural wood embedded, carcass of a giant freshwater crayfish to the apparently court addicted minister for natural restructure … if he comes clean!!

    And I reckon, (on a state level) the beast of Brenton should at least get last place! … the fat of the pork award! Oh woops, sorry maybe that wasn’t politically correct….

  3. Karl Stevens

    August 21, 2011 at 2:41 pm

    The design should be fairly straightforward. How about a pig? Dave Groves has done some preliminary work on suckling pigs …

  4. Dave Groves

    August 21, 2011 at 8:54 am

    Brill!!

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