n Without Prejudice - Robin Hood loots the state treasury : lifestyle
|Article Title||Robin Hood loots the state treasury : lifestyle|
|© Publisher:||JetBlue Publishers (Pty) Ltd|
|Publication Date||Nov 2008|
|Pages||60 - 61|
No, your correspondent has not embarked on a new career in residential construction. Nor (an even more remote possibility) has he succumbed to a wave of generosity toward the poor of the parish. Nathan Rees (emphatically no relation) is the newly installed premier (that is, head of government) of the state of New South Wales. With a resume that includes stints as a garbage collector, trades union organiser and bowling-green "curator", as well as boasting a university degree in English literature, who can doubt that Rees is admirably equipped for his new job as leader of the elected Labour government of Australia's largest and most economically catatonic state?
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