TITLE

The Garrett fiasco

AUTHOR(S)
Stehr, Hagen
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
Ausmarine;Jan2011, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
57813259

 

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