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NSW budget cuts

While Barry O’Farrell and the NSW Coalition tear apart emergency services with unachievable financial restrictions which can only lead to job cuts, Alan Moir at the SMH depicts the scene perfectly.
The people of NSW need to decide whether there are areas that should be off limits to unreasonable budget cuts, financial cuts which may save money but will risk lives.
Barry O’Farrell, swallow your pride. Exclude emergency services from your budget cuts. Every life, every injury, will be attributed to you.
Via: http://www.smh.com.au/photogallery/opinion/cartoons/alan-moir-20090907-fdxk.html

Via:  http://www.smh.com.au/photogallery/opinion/cartoons/alan-moir-20090907-fdxk.html

Darin Sullivan

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About Darin Sullivan (1967 Articles)
President of the Fire Brigade Employees’ Union and a professional firefighter with more than 25 years’ experience. Father of two daughters, he lives and works on the NSW South Coast, Australia. He is a strong advocate for firefighters and emergency service workers with an interest in mental health issues and caring for those around him. He is a Director on the NSW Fire Brigades Death and Disability Super Fund and works with charities including ‘The Movember Foundation’. As a leader and activist he has long been active in the campaign for action on climate change. Now a Station Commander in the fire and rescue service in NSW and has decades of experience fighting fires, both rural and urban. He is 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. Darin is also a spokesperson for the Australian Climate Media Centre.

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