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

Economy

Pokies: New allegation about collapse of 1972 Tasmanian government

First published Feb 5

All you need to know about insidious corruption from pokies …

A former bookie says he may have inadvertently been a bagman in an alleged bribery plot designed to bring down the Tasmanian government in 1972 …

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3 Comments

3 Comments

  1. Dave Parsell

    February 5, 2018 at 4:09 pm

    No,no, nothing to look at here, move on!

  2. Ted Mead

    February 4, 2018 at 6:34 pm

    Maybe it was just a box of chocolates in that briefcase? – but to anyone who has half an idea of how politics, has and continues to operate in Tasmania, they would have a fair idea what the likely the contents were.

    Subsequent to that was the socks in the freezer method used I recall.

    These days its less direct and those ‘said chocolates’ are passed on as a political party donation.

    You know, just an end of the year goodwill gift to your mates, no strings attached for now scenario until something coincidently arises sometime not so far away down the track.

  3. Chris

    February 4, 2018 at 9:32 am

    Practice practice practice , will they ever get it right, they need a good rouse among the pigeons.
    Integrity should solve all ?

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