Fuel and taxes, rich do well

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for Bridge­climb Syd­ney.

He also worked with some of the other ma­jor at­trac­tion around Syd­ney Har­bour.

“I am pas­sion­ate about guest ex­pe­ri­ence, fi­nan­cial man­age­ment and health and safety, and I hope to bring a valu­able skill set to the or­gan­i­sa­tion in each of these ar­eas,” Mr Hinks said.

Good luck mate, Dubbo needs its vi­brant zoo, and hope­fully one that looks out­side it­self to cre­ate as much ex­tra value to the broader city as it can, as well as ful­fill­ing its own char­ter. PETROL at the pump goes up far quicker, it seems, than the ac­tual oil price – that’s the per­cep­tion any­way, far be it for me to be spread­ing ‘fake news’.

The oil ma­jors hold the prices up at the bowser way af­ter the cost of an oil bar­rel plum­mets, so once again it seems the fat cats are get­ting rich at the ex­pense of the vast ma­jor­ity of the peo­ple, and once again our tooth­less govern­ment doesn’t seem to care.

More news also on the high-fly­ing cor­po­rate tax dodgers is com­ing to light, cour­tesy of a world­wide net­work of in­ves­tiga­tive jour­nal­ists in­clud­ing those at the ABC’S Four Cor­ners.

The con­sumer gets ripped off, then these transna­tion­als and ex­traor­di­nar­ily wealthy in­di­vid­u­als rip us a new one at the other end of the scale, al­lowed to ar­range their tax af­fairs so they pay lit­tle to zero tax, and that’s af­ter rap­ing our na­tional trea­sures.

z Send your news tips to john.ryan@panscott.com.au or 0429 452 245 txt is best z Note: John Ryan is also a coun­cil­lor on Dubbo Re­gional Coun­cil. He writes here in his ca­pac­ity as a jour­nal­ist.

The af­ter­math of Mon­day’s rain: wa­ter across the Lady Cut­ler fields.

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