Another great Blog on the Thomson issue…


T’was Monday 21st May, 2012, the day the Thomson Circus finally rolled into Canberra.

The day the Honourable Member For Dobell, Craig Thomson made his long awaited speech before the parliament, and a packed press gallery. His aim… was to prove the word “Honourable” in his title is justified.

I’m assuming that anyone reading this is a big kid now, so I’m not going to try and convince you it was one of the greatest speeches ever in our parliament. Nor am I going to try and convince you that it was a piss poor effort. I’m sure you’re big enough and ugly enough to make up your own minds. Anyway whatever I said would be just like another voice calling out for an encore from the mosh pit at the Big Day Out…

 Every journalist, commentator, shock jock, blogger, media hack, and pretty much anyone with a twitter account has…

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About Darin Sullivan (1980 Articles)
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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  1. Awesome blog site Darin, I’m following now….
    Congrats on a great site


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