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November 26th 2014 print


Sir Humphrey Scott Bashes the Bush

It's the oldest bureaucratic skill in the book: when confronted with budget cuts, slash the services most valued by the largest number of people -- then re-direct their anger against the government that made you implement them. Mark Scott may not know much, but that bit he has mastered

Ring, ring, ring, ring….


“G’day, is that the ABC radio station?”

“Yes, sir, how can we help?”

“Well, you can start by restoring the stuff that means something to us here in the bush!”

“Those services were cut due to the Abbott Coalition’s draconian budget measures, but the good news is that they will return once an ALP government is restored. Meanwhile, thank you for listening to the little bit of the ABC the Coalition has not destoyed.”


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