Minister George Souris was holding out on @BarryOFarrell over The Star casino case |


A SENIOR minister and one of Barry O’Farrell’s closest advisers kept the Premier in the dark over crucial details of The Star casino sexual harassment allegations.

Leaked text messages between Gaming Minister George Souris and the Premier’s communications director Peter Grimshaw reveal Mr Souris hid the fact that the victim of the alleged harassment – which led to the sacking of The Star boss Sid Vaikunta – was actually Mr Grimshaw’s girlfriend.

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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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