The Garrett fiasco

Stehr, Hagen
January 2011
Ausmarine;Jan2011, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p6
Trade Publication
The article presents the opinion of the author regarding the 2010 election in Australia. He thinks that the election was disastrous for the Australian Labor Party due to the emergence of the political party Australian Greens. He blames then Environment Minister, Peter Garrett, and his mate Bob Brown from Tasmania for the loss of the Labor party and tagged them as the seafood industry's public enemies. He cites the "Pink Batta" debacle and his non-consultative approach to tuna quota cuts, which reportedly led to the loss of so many jobs.


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