#BarryOFarrell under fire for ‘whining puppy’ crack #NSWpol


The NSW opposition has called on Premier Barry O’Farrell to apologise for likening a female politician to a whining puppy in question time today.
During a response to a question from Labor asking him to apologise for comments made by his Health Minister Jillian Skinner about businessman Roger Corbett last week, the Premier made a joke about the former deputy premier, Labor member for Marrickville, Carmel Tebbutt.
“What’s the difference between the member for Marrickville and a three-week old puppy?” he said.

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Former President of the Fire Brigade Employees’ Union (2009-2018) and a professional firefighter with more than 30 years experience. I live and work on the NSW South Coast, Australia. I am a strong advocate for firefighters and emergency service workers with an interest in mental health issues and caring for those around me. I am a former Director on the NSW Fire Brigades Death and Disability Super Fund and work with charities including ‘The Movember Foundation’. As a leader and activist I have long been active in the campaign for action on climate change. I am a Station Commander in the fire and rescue service in NSW and have 30 years experience fighting fires, both rural and urban. I am passionate about highlighting the impact climate change is having on fire preparedness and fire behaviour in Australia, and the risks associated with inaction on climate change. I am also a spokesperson for the Australian Climate Media Centre.
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