My Latest Twitter Updates

  • Wayne Swan announces that RACQ has donated a package worth $20 million to the Queensland flood appeal. #
  • Swan on the Dec Consumer Price Index figures: underlying inflation 2.2%, down from 2.4% through the year. #
  • Swan: March quarter will see a spike in inflation due to fruit and vegetable prices arising from the floods and bad weather. #
  • Swan: 80% of beetroot, 60% sweet potatoes and other produce is produced in flood-affected areas. #
  • Swan: Fed govt is responsible for 75% of infrastructure costs under disaster relief agreements with the states. #
  • Swan: The only responsible thing in these conditions is to have all options on the table… we will have to make further savings… #
  • Swan: There are no first options – there is no single response. We will have a lot of options available in the budget. #
  • Swan: There will be a substantial cost in Victoria too but we don't know how much because the event is still unfolding. #
  • Swan won't discuss the need for legislation & talks with Independents – says deliberations are still underway, won't discuss govt processes. #
  • A direct, simple and satisfying encounter with Telstra sales. Bandwidth doubled and $38 shaved off my monthly phone/internet/Foxtel bill. #
  • @BaffleGabble And I have to have it so going back on contract is no imposition. They'll do anything to keep you signed up these days. #
  • @misseagle They #
  • @misseagle They've improved their plans but the trick for me was to go back on contract for Bigpond. #
  • A second look at #6PM First segment – 1min 40s on intro and news, 5 mins on Moscow bombing, 3 mins on retail spending habits. #
  • #6PM Segment 2: Floods and climate change 3mins 42 secs, McGorry interview 3 mins 45 secs, coming up 20 secs. #
  • #6PM Segment 3: Breaker Morant pardon 3mins 10secs, Google golden handshake 30secs, credits 60secs. Overall: no worser but no betterer. #
  • .@adullard The sad thing is that Negus is wasted on junk like this. I've looked at it twice but life is too short to bother again. #
  • @mprimme If you're going to call something shallow and insubstantial, you need evidence! #
  • @mprimme But 6PM isn't a news bulletin, it touts itself as current affairs, looking at issues in more depth. Apples and lemons. #
  • @mprimme It wins that contest easily so far. #
  • Simon McKeon #AustralianOfTheYear #
  • They were props at the State of the Union. Then they walked divergent paths. http://auspol.info/esY69T #

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