Inga Peulich calls Samantha Ratnam a ‘pig’

A political 'Çat-Fight'?

... When Senator Jane Hume opined on ABC TV's Q & A program that for women to get into politics they have to work hard saying  “[Women] have to work for what we want. And for women that don’t get there, the trick is work that little bit harder. Don’t get bitter, get better. Work harder.”

MLC Ms Ratnam said she was shocked to hear that. On her feet in parliament Ms Ratnam in part said “… it was clear why the Liberal Party has some of the lowest representation of women in parliaments across this country...

Seeing this as a personal attack not only on Senator Hume but all female Liberal MPs attacked back... Read More...

Victorian MLC Samantha Ratnam


 

Tarneit Residents' everyday war-fare (read nightmare) for transport

Tarneit residents Anand Bhati, Shweta Singh and son Devansh

For Anand Bhati and Shweta Singh, a working couple residing in Thurston Avenue , Tarneit, getting a parking space at the station is like a ware-fare they undergo every morning for catching the regional train towards Southern Cross for work.

Shweta said, “We used to walk and get the bus for reaching the station. But we went through some serious problems and switched back to car. Now, we have to match timings of each other while going to work and return back home...".  Read more

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