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The Premier's pay rise

Posted April 1, 2014 into Blunty by John Birmingham

How do you trouser a seventy grand pay rise? With a big smile if you're Campbell Newman.

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8 Responses to ‘The Premier's pay rise’

Quokka is gonna tell you...

Posted April 1, 2014

Heh heh heh.

Nice one JB.

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insomniac mutters...

Posted April 1, 2014

And the monster on the left is ... ?

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MarkatVAVS puts forth...

Posted April 1, 2014

Definately a bit more than the 3 percent we had to fight for last year.

(mental image, The Premier and a long walk on a short pier)

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Barnesm would have you know...

Posted April 1, 2014

I am sorry but the use of a still from the universally derided 1993 live action Super Mario Bros film invalidates any arguement you make.

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Conspiracy Cat would have you know...

Posted April 1, 2014

Don't fret. I hear tell the payrise will be funded with paper bags full of unmarked bills. Some delivered by large and sweaty, leather-clad and tattooed gentlemen on two-wheeled vehicles. Others delivered by large and sweaty, besuited gentlemen awaiting corporate heart attacks. There might have even been enough schmooze money left in those paper bags to fund an extra hospital bed or two, but I think Newman got wind of Naoum's drone idea, and wants a fleet with his own face on the side, to fetch his lunch on the days he shows up at work.

Cynic? Me? What on earth gives you that idea?

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JG is gonna tell you...

Posted April 1, 2014

Spitting image, right down to the beady eyes and piranha teeth.

Newman's job cuts from when he was made Premier to now (and presumably continuing ad nauseum) will fund the hefty pay rises.

Forget about health care, education, child care, the socioeconomically disadvantaged blah de blah. Lining the weekend spending kitty for politicians is Queensland's top priority.

Because Campbell's worth it.

spewfffttt.

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JBtoo mutters...

Posted April 1, 2014

I was hopng this was the April fools' post

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damian has opinions thus...

Posted April 1, 2014

I'm acting up again, this time for several months. It's busy enough that I maxed out flex within a few days of starting. So I'm now routinely pulling several hours unpaid overtime a week and for some reason this seems perfectly normal. Oh, there's a pay rise to go with that, which I guess works out about enough to cover a few extra cups of coffee a week (much needed) and while I'm not sure exactly how well I like manglement space yet, it seems to like me well enough (if a little over-vigorously at times).

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