I love a good show. I love the atmosphere, the sense of thrills and excitement in the air, the festivities, the concept of everybody coming together for a good time.

After the NSW State Budget kicked the people of NSW in the teeth, we were in need of a good show. Something to really lift the spirits.

After being told that 10,000 were going to lose their jobs at the hands of the Coalition, that the states power generators were going to be sold (a broken election promise), the government buses could be sold soon, cut-backs left right and centre , and we still have $1Billion worth of pain still to be announced, we need a bloody good show.

Add to that, the promised surplus went missing somewhere in the mix. After all the pain and heartache, we are still left with a massive $824Million deficit. Just think, they…

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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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