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    Quote Originally Posted by NancyBlackett View Post
    I don't mean to suggest it isn't usual for ministers, members and senators to resign in an election year. Simply that it isn't usual for them not to know the point in time before which they need to pull the pin. That point is usually months before an election announcement.
    I agree with you totally. If I was an MP ( ) I think I would announce my resignation after the election was called, as a courtesy to the government.

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    I am frightened for our country as I believe Abbott will be our next PM.
    I think you're right. I'd love to have a beer with Abbot as I think he would be entertaining. But as a PM I think he'd be dangerous...

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    Quote Originally Posted by VicPark View Post
    I agree with you totally. If I was an MP ( ) I think I would announce my resignation after the election was called, as a courtesy to the government.
    If you were a govt MP I don't think they would think that was a courtesy!

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    Quote Originally Posted by NancyBlackett View Post
    If you were a govt MP I don't think they would think that was a courtesy!
    Hell who are we kidding. If I was an MP I'd be PM and I'd have more balls than Julia: I'd sack anyone who didn't agree with me.. Prior to an election.

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    Hell who are we kidding. If I was an MP I'd be PM and I'd have more balls than Julia: I'd sack anyone who didn't agree with me.. Prior to an election.
    Well that is in no doubt at all!

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    Default And we have an election date ... 14 September

    Gillard knew Roxon was going to resign for a little while now (I know this through a personal link), this was no surprise to her at all. It's just been officially announced now that the election has a set date.

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    Gillard knew Roxon was going to resign for a little while now (I know this through a personal link), this was no surprise to her at all. It's just been officially announced now that the election has a set date.
    So in summary my gut feeling was right?

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    So in summary my gut feeling was right?
    Yep but I can't believe a politics thread has lasted so many pages!

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    Both of you. Shoosh.

    Don't push the new hands off modding.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NancyBlackett View Post
    Both of you. Shoosh.

    Don't push the new hands off modding.
    Please explain?


 

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