Australian news, and some related international items

South Australia’s Premier Weatherill is proud that his nuclear waste import plan is RISKY!

text politicsVoters will reward my courage, Weatherill insists, INDaily,  1 Sept 16 Tom Richardson    
Tom Richardson    “……….the Premier believes the South Australian public will reward his own Government at the 2018 election for courting “political risk” with contentious changes to the state’s healthcare system and a royal commission into the nuclear fuel cycle………
“It takes some courage to prosecute your ideas and defend them, [but] there’s political risk and political reward… what we need at the moment is people to take political risks………
“The nuclear fuel cycle royal commission’s got political risk written all over it. We haven’t shirked any of the big public policy [questions].”

I think ultimately people will give credit to people that are taking on the big decisions,” he insisted.

“There will always be complaints around the edges, but in their heart of hearts they understand somebody’s got to tackle these big questions.”……

On the nuclear issue, acting Liberal leader, Vickie Chapman  said: “Weatherill scans the world and tries to find an idea, then thinks, ‘I’ll be bold and brash about this’ – but he’s years late, so it just becomes a sideshow.”……

September 4, 2016 - Posted by | NUCLEAR ROYAL COMMISSION 2016, politics, South Australia

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