After mush speculation, Australia Prime minister Julia Gillard revealed her government’s plan to take on the problem of gambling, on Saturday.
Andrew Wilkie, declared that he was backing out from supporting the government, as it went down short from what he had expected. After that, what took place was an avalanche of accusation. Second guessing as well as political condemnation. For the last few days, we have been flooded with criticisms and opinions from each corner of the
Senator Nick Xenophon stated that how one can honor a person who backstabs the person, who supported her into office. Another senator Richard di Natale told that it is a gutless proclamation. Tony Abbott, the leader of the opposition, said that the prime minister of Australia is not an expert negotiator, but a good cheater.
Tony Crook, the WA National, told in a statement that the governmentship on a cooperative “lobbying” attempt to prop up crossbench figures for the proposal of Mr Wilkie, whereas yesterday Queensland independent Bob Katter claimed that he was not asked by the government.
Yesterday, the Australian prime minister dismissed these claims by disclosing words with Mr Crook that occurred as lately as 13th January, Friday. Jenny Macklin, the Community Services Minister told that Australian prime minister discussed with New South Wales Independents Tony Windsor and Rob Oakeshott during the dialogues with Mr Wilkie.
Mr Katter, a spokesperson from the government told that they the government did not approach them on any poker machine reform. Mr Crook told an Australian daily that given that it was term of shaping the government that the poker machine reforms be passed. It surely appears that the government has not put the work needed in regard to lobbuing.
Mr Wilkie told ABC radio that he felt very, very let down and he disagrees with Gillard as far as numbers are concerned.