Image for Harvey Norman has again been hit by protest action ...

Harvey Norman has again been hit by protest action, this time from a group of bankers. Headed by Tasmania’s head of GE Finance, a group of eight financial services executives have blockacked the retailer’s Hobart store, claiming indiscriminate spending of forestry compensation funds could threaten debt repayment schedules. Chaining himself to a 52 inch Plasma screen television, an ANZ loans offic…

and,

image

GIDDINGS REJECTS `UNSOPHISTICATED’ TAG - LAUNCHES COLD CHISEL TOUR: Premier Lara Giddings has dismissed a mainland newspaper article in which restaurant critic Leo Schofield likened Tasmanian culture to watching wild boars rut. ``Despite its unique beauty,’’ Schofield wrote, ``Tasmania is bedevilled by a populace intent on devouring mediocre food as quickly as possible, before retiring to pursue…

Read more HERE