US conducts poll in Australia over Chinese lease of Darwin Port

Just saw this – Adam Giles branded ‘dumb’ for Chinese port deal amid calls for US to explain secret polling – The Turnbull Govt should “man-up” and find a technicality in Commonwealth powers to void this lease and reverse this colossal stupidity. Last November I wrote – Is there a more pointlessly stupid Govt decision … Continue reading US conducts poll in Australia over Chinese lease of Darwin Port

Missiles in South China Sea makes Chinese 99 year lease of Darwin Port an even more fantastic Australian Govt decision

In November we learned Darwin Port was leased to a Chinese company for 99 years. So even a “lame duck” Govt can do things. Now we see the Chinese have installed ground to air missiles on one of the disputed Paracel Islands in the so called South China Sea. Just been told today is 74th … Continue reading Missiles in South China Sea makes Chinese 99 year lease of Darwin Port an even more fantastic Australian Govt decision

Somebody please show China how to find Darwin shipping weather forecasts

China blamed for ‘massive’ cyber attack on Bureau of Meteorology computer. US fury over Darwin port lease to Chinese is no surprise – recently I wrote – Is there a more pointlessly stupid Govt decision than leasing the Port of Darwin for 99 years? But if we want to explore Australian Govt stupidity – ICON: … Continue reading Somebody please show China how to find Darwin shipping weather forecasts

Japanese raids on Darwin – understanding our history from 1942

I was amazed to hear our Governor General say in her speech at the 70th anniversary of the 19 Feb 1942 Japanese air raid on Darwin; that “Seventy years ago the tranquillity of Darwin was rocked. The unthinkable was happening: our nation was under enemy attack. Unthinkable ? – what rot. Japan had been invading … Continue reading Japanese raids on Darwin – understanding our history from 1942

BoM hottest decade claim #2 – complete failure in Darwin too

Blind Freddie can see that Darwin Airport is comprehensively warmer in the decade 1990-1999 compared to 2000-2009. Just for a moment think on this gutless claim from the BoM that they restrict their claim to data post 1910. What a stunning example of utter contempt for voters and taxpayers. Do they think we are stupid … Continue reading BoM hottest decade claim #2 – complete failure in Darwin too