Month: June 2011

Tasmanian Politics & State Budget 2011

With the Tasmanian state budget being passed into the public arena this week there's a lot of unhappy people as a result of spending cuts to essential services. The following links are sourced from http://www.budget.tas.gov.au/ (.pdf format) 2011-12_Budget_Speech 2011-12_Guide_to_the_Budget 2011-12_BP1 2011-12_BP2_Volume_1 2011-12_BP2_Volume_2 2011-12_Our_Economy 2011-12_Tasmanians_In_Need 2010-11-Mid-Year-Financial-Report Mid-Year-Report-Fact-Sheet-1 Mid-Year-Report-Fact-Sheet-2 LG-MYFR-A-Smarter-Leaner-Public-Sector LG-MYFR-Immediate-Savings LG-MYFR-Mid-Year-Report-Requires-Tough-Decisions 2011-12_Regional_South 2011-12_Regional_North 2011-12_Regional_North-West So after some reading, I […]

Tasmanian Politics & State Budget 2011

With the Tasmanian state budget being passed into the public arena this week there's a lot of unhappy people as a result of spending cuts to essential services. The following links are sourced from http://www.budget.tas.gov.au/ (.pdf format) 2011-12_Budget_Speech 2011-12_Guide_to_the_Budget 2011-12_BP1 2011-12_BP2_Volume_1 2011-12_BP2_Volume_2 2011-12_Our_Economy 2011-12_Tasmanians_In_Need 2010-11-Mid-Year-Financial-Report Mid-Year-Report-Fact-Sheet-1 Mid-Year-Report-Fact-Sheet-2 LG-MYFR-A-Smarter-Leaner-Public-Sector LG-MYFR-Immediate-Savings LG-MYFR-Mid-Year-Report-Requires-Tough-Decisions 2011-12_Regional_South 2011-12_Regional_North 2011-12_Regional_North-West So after some reading, I […]

BlogGlue & WordPress

Until recently I was using the WordPress plugin called YARPP This is a simple add on (for WordPress) to link related blog posts from your blog, to the display them as links below the current viewed post so should anyone reading you blog be interested they can read similar topics that you have written. The developer […]

BlogGlue & WordPress

Until recently I was using the WordPress plugin called YARPP This is a simple add on (for WordPress) to link related blog posts from your blog, to the display them as links below the current viewed post so should anyone reading you blog be interested they can read similar topics that you have written. The developer […]

Greed and spineless regulator…

Well it's now officially been passed by the government regulator for this to go ahead. Never has this regulator refused a request put before them, regulator or sock puppet? POWER bills will rise by 11 per cent next month after the Tasmanian Economic Regulator yesterday signed off on a request from Aurora for the price […]

WordTwitPro now available

As mentioned in a previous post, the WordTwitPro plugin by BraveNewCode is now available. For a short period they are offering a discount to existing customers, so get in quick before this offer expires…

Aurora's ongoing cash grab…

TASMANIAN households face an 11 per cent jump in power prices from the start of July. Aurora Energy has applied to Tasmania's Economic Regulator for a price increase of 10.97 per cent for residents including Pay as You Go customers and small businesses. The Economic Regulator's 2010 Retail Determination had previously estimated residential prices would […]

Aurora's ongoing cash grab…

TASMANIAN households face an 11 per cent jump in power prices from the start of July. Aurora Energy has applied to Tasmania's Economic Regulator for a price increase of 10.97 per cent for residents including Pay as You Go customers and small businesses. The Economic Regulator's 2010 Retail Determination had previously estimated residential prices would […]

WordTwitPro beta testing

I'm looking forward to the upcoming release of WordTwitPro by BraveNewCode. As I currently use the free release of WordTwit, and I like the way that this works, with the Pro release this interfaces with better with multiple twitter accounts and the admin panel of WordPress. Currently WordTwitPro beta is only available to current WPtouch […]

Aurora Price Hike (1st day of Winter)

Item sourced from the Mercury Hobart TASMANIANS are facing another power price shock with average annual bills set to rise by at least $50 from next year. The rise will add to the $90 increase Aurora Energy announced in March in response to federal renewable energy targets and which will take effect from July 1. […]

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