Submitted by Margo Kingston on August 8, 2007 - 9:01am.
“Some of the plan’s elements have been drastically moderated since
first announced and that has principally been due to the force of
public criticism levelled at them. Much of that criticism has been
constructive and has helped save the Government from its own rhetoric.
But the Government still appears to see any critic as an enemy that
needs to be demonised and Parliament as a rubber stamp. The arrogance
of the Government is palpable”: Law Council President Tim Bugg