Saturday, August 28, 2010

Greens pair snub footy party - by MATT HURREN, August 28, Published in The Mercury

"GREENS Nick McKim and Cassy O'Connor have turned down, at the last minute, an invitation to be wined and dined at today's blockbuster Hawthorn-Collingwood football clash in Melbourne.
The pair had accepted an invitation to the Hawthorn Football Club president's lunch but yesterday, after questions from the Mercury, suddenly pulled out.
They said: "[It was] due to the Greens' policy position on the State Government's current sponsorship arrangement with the Hawthorn Football Club."
Before joining State Cabinet, the Greens were staunch critics of the Tasmanian Government's $15 million sponsorship of the Hawks."................  read more Here

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