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Monday, 29 November 2004

The SUNDAY TIMES produced another series of hard hitting facts about the callous WA government screwing our sick and dying citizens.

Many thanks to the HEROES at the SUNDAY TIMES.

As we say on our INTERNATIONAL page; It will all unravel b,b,b, Bigger-Than-BROCKOVICH.
How long before John Flint leaves town, as the other paper sent our other HERO JOURNALIST, Michael Southwell packing his bags?
Maybe his talents will be too good for this Hicksville, where we all suffer at the hands of Neanderthal WA government.
Roll on WE-GOV.NET !!!
Where the WE is put back into Government.

Posted by Westralia.Net at 9:17 PM WST
Updated: Monday, 29 November 2004 9:31 PM WST
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Tuesday, 23 November 2004
Minutes after posting the last story, we received a fax with a newspaper article by Tom Baxter, cut from the latest edition of the Broome Advertiser:

APB Cover Up
The recently released parliamentary report confirms what the APB workers have known for twenty years - Yes there was a rogue batch of highly toxic chemicals distributed out of Perth.
Professor Armstrong dismissed this fact in his totally discredited and dishonest report.
He should return the 166 thousand dollars he was paid to perpetuate the fraud - and still not a cent for the poisoned and dying workers.
There are powerful forces at work to smother the legitimate claims of the APB workers. The insurance companies liable for payouts must have friends in very high places, prepared to shelter the financial loss. Keen to help the asbestos victims advance their causes, the Gallop government is doing its best to bury the APB workers because it is the state government itself that is culpable, not a private company.
Currently the government is tricking the workers.
They understand their legal rights will disappear the moment their appeals are rejected. The victims would be forgiven for thinking that if they were white, well educated and lived closer to Perth their claims would have been settled 10 years ago.
The state government knows the workers claims have been proven, but they hunt for a technicality to deny justice. This shameful abandonment and cover up will haunt Labor for decades.
The issue heads a royal commission.

Tom Baxter, Derby

We believe Tom is, or maybe was, the ALP sub-branch president up that way.

Posted by Westralia.Net at 7:09 PM WST
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The Western Australian Sunday newspaper, the SUNDAY TIMES ran several articles and editorial on Sunday November 21st about the poisoning of the former government workers sick, dead, or dying from government supplied chemical. As anyone familiar with Westralia.Net will know, this is our current pet project that we are endeavouring to see through to some resolution on behalf of our citizens, and also to bring witness one of the many WA government practices harming our citizens.
It is exactly this sort of public behaviour and gross mismanagement that we wish to rid from our Nation.

What is more relevant however, these articles and supporting editorials are the result of much of the persistent hard work done behind the scenes by your associates at Westralia.Net - Virtual Nation.
What you see on the website is not the only work we do.
Behind the scenes Westralia.Net officers have been at meetings with MP's of various persuasions at Parliament House, in constant communication with primary campaigner, Carl Drysdale in Derby, speaking and providing documents to various journalists. We have also been writing and having letters published in regional press, and placing difficult questions to the government and Minister of Agriculture.

Westralia.Net's Derby Dioxin campaign is demonstrative in our success to challenge and encourage the public and the media to question the red-herring publicity generated by the WA government to cover up its own illegal activities.
What is interesting is, despite the hard slog, the evidence to support the workers' claims that we are bringing to light is not new. It is in fact the same argument put forward twenty years ago.
However what has happened is that the WA government has successfully suppressed the workers eyewitness accounts and the evidence of relevant official reports.
Conversely the WA government constructed and presented a great deal of totally irrelevant information at considerable public cost as "pertinent fact". The resources used in this exercise have been considerable. It is fair to say that the WA government has utilised a small army of bureaucrats and hired guns to shoot down Carl Drysdale and his dying colleagues, as their death rattles were becoming a public embarrassment.
...And it appears they were being successful, using all these public resources to stall and wear down the men and their families seeking recognition for their terrible plight and some simple justice.

We do believe we have been successful in guiding the public argument back to their original claim; That being that the WA government supplied illegally and criminally toxic waste to be applied "as 245T herbicide". The evidence has always been available to make their claim a far more likely event, than the WA government's argument of the existence of "no evidence", the complete dismissal of claims of illegal work practices, and no address of obvious criminal negligence.

Many thanks to Investigative Journalist, John Flint and editorial staff at the Sunday Times in Perth. The story continues in next Sunday's edition.

Posted by Westralia.Net at 5:10 PM WST
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Thursday, 18 November 2004
Westralia.Net is pleased to announce two new appointees to Westralia - Virtual Nation's Government.

The first is our HEAD OF STATE, PRESIDENT MOSES NGOOMBUJARRA. President Ngoombujarra was officially appointed earlier this year, however Westralia.Net Administration decided to take advantage of his pre-arranged and extensive foreign travel agenda for his global introduction tour prior to begining domestic duties. He has now returned and will be resting before starting local engagements. President Ngoombujarra's global tour pictures are currently being loaded on the to the Nation's new Presidential Pages.
Notes of his meetings and travels will added shortly, along with his inaugural Address to the Nation.

The second appointment to be added is our new Education and Training Officer, ALAN CARPENTER. Alan brings to Westralia.Net experience and resources that we could not refuse.
Consistent with all Westralia.Net appointed Government Officers, Alan has spent several years pursuing ideal policies in his chosen portfolio.
Although he was kidnapped, we welcome Alan aboard.

Both President Moses Ngoombujarra and Education Officer, Alan Carpenter are introduced at our GOVERNMENT Page From the navigation bar, you may go to their own pages respectively.

Posted by Westralia.Net at 7:46 PM WST
Updated: Thursday, 18 November 2004 8:22 PM WST
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Saturday, 13 November 2004
A new website is up and running focusing on land pollution, particularly in the Serpentine Jarrahdale Shire. LANDPOISON.COM is operated by Paul Nield.
Nield has been the subject of Restraining Orders from the Shire and related court appearances, in his attempts to publicly question the process that allow such pollution. The site contains pictures and incredible stories that are often quite unbelievable. The amazing part is that Nield is able to back-up allegations with documentation and official records.
Nield is not backward in coming forward when it comes to naming names.
The site demonstrates the the chemical contamination of the Serpentine River, Peel Estuary, and groundwater adjacent to the Jandakot watermound, where Perth city obtains much of its drinking water.
Nield's style is entertaining, but like many of the Expose's related at Westralia.Net, truly horrifying.
He has been very successfuly labelled a crank by the-powers-that-be, however if you are dumb enough to believe those who lie and intentionally mislead to us so frequently, remember, there is no smoke without fire.
...Believe LANDPOISON.COM ...We've seen the fire!

Posted by Westralia.Net at 11:31 AM WST
Updated: Thursday, 18 November 2004 7:53 PM WST
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Friday, 12 November 2004
We received correspondence from the Kwinana Progress Accosiation who have for years being attmpting to get government regulatory authorities to enforce emission laws on neighbouring heavy industries:

I have just been reading the Health Survey Report again and have noted:

Paragraph 2 on Page 1:

"The major aim of the study was to identify any health problems around the
Kwinana Industrial Strip that were atypical of the State in general, and
then to explain the differences if possible. However it is not possible to
identify the underlying causes of symptoms or health conditions from a survey of this kind
(Emphasis added)

I rest my case... This report is worthless for the purpose the DOH intended
it for!

We believe this sentence must have been inserted surreptitiously by an honest Dept of Health officer, ....Coz surely the authors could not be that stupid. ....But then again ...?

Posted by Westralia.Net at 9:22 AM WST
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Monday, 8 November 2004
Westralia.Net received some feedback from our Rundown page (Go to link at bottom of this story), that assesses performances of real WA government ministers (That is, as opposed to Westralia.Net - Virtual Nation's Pirate Government Officers)
Our correspondent believed we were overly harsh on Environment minister, Judy Edwards. After our associate tugged at our heartstrings, we relented and doubled the ministers score. This was not enough, so we explained our position further:

We understand your different point of view on the Rundown.
No doubt it will upset some people, but we believe more Westralian citizens will generally agree with the assessments than not.
We will probably get in more trouble from other parties, such as school teachers and aggrieved land owners suffering rezonings for upbeat comments made about Carpenter & MacTiernan, respectively.

We do not view any of these rundowns as personal.
We are sure almost all these people try to be genuine, even Kim Chance, who scored ZERO (That is: "0", Nil, Nix) However it is their professional performance that is being assessed.
They are human beings with feelings of course, but when they choose by their own free will to collect the hundred odd thousand dollars each year of public money for services rendered to the community, we have a legitimate reason to question what we are paying for.

What Westralia.Net is about is confronting the constant compromise we as citizens suffer while ministers give in to party factions, corporate interests, and bureaucratic Sir Humphries, whose interests are to hold the status quo.
As the poster says that one often comes across at cancer treatment clinics:
"If you keep doing what you've always done, you'll keep getting what you always got."

That is why we suffer substandard governance. The cancer continues, because there is insufficient change to the way we, the citizens, address the system.
Therefore we will do something different. That is what we are doing.
We have no hesitation building a fire of guilt and embarassment under some publicly paid ministers.
If they are not up to the task of serving our citizens, they should move on.

As for Judy Edwards; Yes, we are sure she is a very nice person. So often (at least a few times) we have heard how people were really looking forward to having her as Environment Minister, because at last we would see someone who cared.
We are sure she does, but certainly not enough to exercise her responsibilities as minister. Instead she allows the big boys off for major breaches, without even a slap on the wrist.
Meanwhile a little family-run cheese factory cops a threat of huge fine for allowing waste water to escape.
The people of Kwinana have been let down horribly, with little or no enforcement of industry emission regulations.
Brookdale hazardous waste treatment was only resolved due to community pressure, lead by Paddy Cullen.
The minister has made no new major initiatives on the salinity blight, ...or anything else.
We even hear complaints from her longtime party members about the lack of involvement of the minister in her portfolio.

Unfortunately it is Health and Environment where the biggest prices are paid by the Westralian community.
Rome wasn't built in a day, but these state ministers in a short time managed to change state taxes, commit to a big urban railway project, new water initiatives, and generally try to work towards improvement in the best way they see fit. Regardless of who agrees or not, they have taken action after assessing the requirements.
Attempts are even being made to change directions of the monolithic Health department.
...However on Environment issues, no muscles have been flexed. It has been allowed to continue "doing what they always do".

You might be right, Judy may be subject to internal party pressure not to act.
But please consider; What if that was You? ...What would you do?
...How about publicly resigning from the position, informing the public that you were not able to function in the best interests of our citizens and community. You would inform the the public of the reasons why.
We certainly wouldn't be hanging around for the big pay packet and perks while serious hazards that we know are our responsibility to reduce, are harming innocent people and creatures unabated.
Nothing miraculous there. Both Ian Taylor and Jim McGinty have both bypassed the Parliamentary leadership, due to their own view that they were not up to the requirements of that position.

Our CEO even wrote a personal note to Kim Chance about the poisoned APB workers, suggesting to him this honourable way out of the cover-up he is presiding over that causes more innocent people to die with no closure.
He must know what is going on, even feel a tinge of compassion, but he chooses to follow the bureaucratic line that protects the government's financial interests.
If he wants to stay on, that's his choice.

Westralia.Net does not keep doing what is always done, because we don't want to keep getting what has always been got.
We want different results, so we will do it differently.

As for the Environment minister, all we can say is;
Don't worry, she is paid handsomely for the slight imposition of professional criticism, and no-one is holding a gun to her head to accept the money.

...And just remember this:
No one is laughing at their expense. It is at YOUR expense.
...'Coz WE are the ones paying, Suckers!

See THE RUNDOWN Click here

Posted by Westralia.Net at 3:49 PM WST
Updated: Friday, 12 November 2004 9:35 AM WST
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Monday, 1 November 2004
Westralia.Net releases the DERBY DIOXIN REPORT
Around 50 citizens dead, more dying.

See the suppressed evidence that the WA government says does not exist!
The government, agricultural minister, and their hired guns consistently report there is no evidence supporting the the surviving APB workers claim of exposure to unregulated dioxin upto 2600 times the allowable limit, and much more potent contamination than the dreaded Agent Orange.
Their dumb argument is that there is no documentation to prove supply. This is like arguing Osama Bin Laden does not exist, because he is not in any Afghan telephone book!
The minister says that if the workers were exposed to such a substance, it was outside the tender supply process. Of course it was! That's the point of their complaints! Do you really think anybody is going to leave documentation of such criminal activity? ....and that's their defence?
Is this man an imbecile, or what???
The WA government choose to pretend all the many official records of eyewitness accounts do not exist.

The workers have always claimed secrecy surrounded the arrival of the large quantity of old unmarked drums containing a substance that looked nothing like 245T herbicide. They asked then:
Why does it look different?
Why were the drums unmarked, contrary to the regulations?
What is it?
Why does it making us so sick?
Why can not an alternative be used?
....Then they started dying.
...No answers then. No answers now.

* Evidence of large supply ex-Singapore, despite no records of manufacturing large quantities there, supporting claims of ex-Vietnam war stock.
* Continuity of physical characteristic of fire-damaged stock, manufacturers description, and workers description. This is NOT standard 245T the WA government want you to believe, and the basis of their completely irrelevant medical investigations of effects.
* The same unique product analysed by the government at upto 2600 times the dioxin limit allowable during the application period, and more potent than Agent Orange.
* The human element and effect on the surviving workers, who the the government refused to interview or check their medical records (but managed five (5) psychiatric reports on all the workers without meeting them!) during the Armstrong Review.

Posted by Westralia.Net at 2:13 PM WST
Updated: Monday, 1 November 2004 3:10 PM WST
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Saturday, 16 October 2004
As reported in yesterday's WESTRALIA WIND-UP entry, Westralia.Net CEO's letter to the Broome regional newspaper earlier in the week demonstrated a complete lack of effort by the local Kimberley MLA, Carol Martin on behalf of the many WA government-poisoned citizens in her electorate (See below).

Now in today's West Australian newspaper we read Mrs. Martin is quoted as saying, State Labor politicians and candidates had to begin listening to, and acting for, the people they represented and stop the infighting.

This is much easier than training monkeys!

Posted by Westralia.Net at 10:40 PM JST
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Friday, 15 October 2004
A few weeks ago the BROOME ADVERTISER ran a letter to the editor from Westralia.Net's CEO about the appalling saga of dead and sick former workers poisoned by the WA government. After making reference to the silent co-operation by the local Kimberley Member of Parliament with WA government ministers, a surprising response came the following week from the MP's husband(!) defending her as a champion of the workers. She couldn't manage to write herself, and certainly none of the dying workers bothered to write in supporting Carol Martin MLA, so we supposed we would be hearing from her Mum next.
...But indeed, not her Mum, but Agricultural Minster, Kim Chance waded in attempting to attack our CEO's viewpoint as "irrational". Meanwhile he arranges stalling games while more of our beloved citizens die at the government's hand. Then he and his cronies offer the cancer-dying workers $5,000 (US$3,500) for their lives of pain before death.
As the WA government MP's attempt to validate their shameful behaviour, they are dumb enough to dig holes even deeper for themselves.
Westralia.Net researched the alleged "effort of support" from the Member for Kimberley, Carol Martin for the dying workers and found that since entering Parliament she has 121 enteries in Hansard.
...Z-E-R-O, ...0!
With close to 50 of our people now dead, and still no justice, we have to ask what good is she to the people of the Kimberley?
Looking after Kim Chance and Geoff Gallop appear to be her first priority.
Should we be surprised?
No. ...But be informed. MP's like this need to go.
Replace her with someone who cares and will work for us;
...Anyone. Any political party, but please remove the dead wood.

Posted by Westralia.Net at 9:47 PM JST
Updated: Friday, 15 October 2004 10:18 PM JST
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Tuesday, 5 October 2004
Westralia.Net regrets to report yet another death of a former APB worker in the Kimberley.
Aged 46. The man suffered for years with cramping chest pains, along with all the other symptoms that workers have reported associated with their exposure to the TOXIC WASTE the WA government tries to convince us was normal 245T herbicide.
Yet the government says cancer is the only symptom they will recognise for Workers Compensation.

...Which brings us to our previous story of the $5,000 the government has offered for the cancer victims (Forget the others, such as our latest fatality. "Can't prove any link to us", the WA government says)
The state's Saturday Sept 30 paper reported the $5,000 compensation offer.
Remember you read the news FIRST nearly a week earlier at Westralia.Net, as we campaign for our sick, dying and cheated
citizens in Westralia who have been, and continue to be poisoned due to the WA government's utterly degenerate and shameful activities.

Posted by Westralia.Net at 9:47 PM JST
Updated: Tuesday, 5 October 2004 9:55 PM JST
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Monday, 27 September 2004
Westralians should take note. The Australian Financial Review carried a story today. Especially timely since our last entry, "...on the steps of Parliament House."
Safety Proposals Unfair, Employers Complain"
New laws are expected to be introduced this Parliamentary session in NSW would mean much higher fines and as well as jail terms for directors and managers for when death is the result of breaches to the Occupational Health and Safety laws.
Currently this can only apply on a second offence.
In other words you have to be a two-time-loser director before you receive any punishment.
The Australian Industry Group is whinging because they say business will be punished and the proposed laws conter-productive.
...Obviously these people just don't get it!
Yes. It will punish people. Yes, it has nothing to do with (short-term) productivity.
This is to do with people's lives, and ensuring known death risks are avoided by instilling responsibility where it belongs. At long last.
Firstly, wait and see if the new laws are passed; Secondly let's see if it applies to government officers whose lack of professional responsibilities also cause death. ...So what about that?
That is what we need in here Westralia.

Posted by Westralia.Net at 4:39 PM JST
Updated: Monday, 27 September 2004 8:28 PM JST
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Friday, 24 September 2004
There is a rumour filtering down from Westralia's north. Some of the former government workers who are affected by the APB chemically induced cancer have allegedly been offered $5,000 to settle their Workers Compensation claims.
Considering close to 50 are already dead, it is not a great outlook of security to leave your family especially since in many cases CentreLink will have to be repaid any amount received as sickness or disability payments.
Maybe the WA government reckon they can pass off this princely sum to dying Aboriginals, knowing full well they are screwing them.
Westralia.Net has already uncovered the Aboriginal Legal Service incorrectly advising the workers that they did not have much hope of legal claim, for reasons contrary to the Workers Compensation Act. (Notice the regular media hasn't picked up that one) Yet now the WA government insurer wants to settle before our boys die.
....For what? $5,000?
And they have treated the claimants as frauds; making them jump through hoops and hurdles for twenty years.
Frauds? ...Surely a case of the pot calling the kettle black.

Posted by Westralia.Net at 11:13 PM JST
Updated: Saturday, 25 September 2004 6:10 PM JST
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Wednesday Sept 22 saw some activity at state Parliament House with the Alumina Widows and Workers Action Group presenting a petition and protest to the government. The group and local community were opposed to Alcoa's plan to run a liquor burner at their Kwinana refinery. At the eleventh hour Environment Minister, Judy Edwards aka "Toxic Queen" appeared to be attempting to appease the protesters the afternoon before the rally by announcing that a full environmental assessment will be carried out prior to Alcoa being allowed to operate the burner.
This was not particularly relevant, as the community and workers who are concerned don't want any liquor burner there. (Government) assessed or not. Westralia.Net's Science Officer, Dr. Geoff Pain was present. Pain has been assisting the local alumina industry affected communities with air quality inquiries and generally doing some of the work that state regulators should be doing. For example, finding out what are the emissions.
Westralia.Net's own Grim Reaper was also there, representing the many deaths in Westralia caused by the WA government's cover-up and denial mentalities that we love to highlight. The Parliament House squad of the WA Police nabbed him on the way in to quiz him and check his ID, only to find he looked more deadly like a sweaty arab terrorist with his mask off, than as the hooded Grim Reaper.
The rally was not only to say to the government we don't want these deadly pollutants on our doorstep, but also to make an issue about the way the government turns a blind eye to the frequent related chemical spills from the industry, the extraordinary high number of workers dying while or after working at the Kwinana plant (how many oufits have their own Widows Group?), and the on-going fight to maintain safe emissions from Kwinana industry generally. The government loves to promote "Corporate Self-Regulation" of industry, simply because it is cheap and removes their responsibility.
The government do not want to hear the bloody obvious, ....IT DOESN'T WORK.
Pure logic dictates that corporate self-regulation is literally self-defeating.
The fairy tale of a "Noble Corporation" is just that; A pure fairy tale.
If we want human values to an entity, then we must hold humans accountable. The people who make the decisions are human, and they are the ones responsible. Accountability and corporation do not co-exist in the same sentence. Corporations serve a financial purpose solely as a capital-administrative vehicle.
Don't blame the corporation. It is only a piece of paper or a binary ID in a bunch of hard drives.
If you're looking for accountability, you won't find it there.
If you want responsibility, look for the PEOPLE who are charged with the responsibility. Look for the humans who must FEAR jail and personal punitive damages for being a hazard to the community. (Just like the rest of us)...Then you will see SELF-REGULATION, literally. That is what fear is good for.
So it has to be the bosses of the corporation, or the government officers who are charged to regulate.
These days our government is too smart with its pals. No-one is responsible, and innocent people die.
...'Coz YOU ain't worth shit to them!

Posted by Westralia.Net at 12:35 AM JST
Updated: Tuesday, 28 September 2004 10:05 PM JST
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Monday, 20 September 2004
Carl Drysdale, who has been leading the 20+ year campaign seeking justice for the WA government's former chemically exposed workers had his Workers' Compensation claim rejected last week.
Mr. Drysdale reports that the latest WA government doctor that interviewed him was very sympathetic at the time, but his report back to the government was anything but sympathetic. We don't understand how a toxicologist can say these men are not affected by the extremely high dioxin content that the government's own reports demonstrate existed in the chemical supplied to the workers.
Is this yet another government hired gun?
Drysdale has also advised that another worker who is now blind due to contact with the herbicide has also been given the short-shift. Drysdale says the doctor has reported to the government that this worker's blindness has probably been caused by previous consumption of excessive alcohol and tobacco smoke.
???(Why is it a big part of the Australian population is not blind?
How about one of us sits down with a beer and a cigar, while we get some dioxin loaded herbicide to splash into a WA government-hired doctor's eyes. Then after a bit more of the same, we can see who is blind. ...Case closed.)

Drysdale, who was in charge of the chemical sprayers' bush camps, says the camps were dry of alcohol. Not only that, but the onset of the worker's blindness coincides directly with his employment and chemical exposure.
This not only is another setback for the affected workers involved, around 50 who have died prematurely, but another demonstration that the WA government does its damn best to avoid legal and moral responsibilities.
This is not only about workers statutory rights being hijacked by deceit, but also an attempt to sweep under the carpet the alleged criminal activity by the government of supplying the offending highly toxic waste to its own workers. Westralia.Net does not believe this was standard production 245T that the government wants everyone to believe.
See:Derby Dioxin Pages
Carl Drysdale says this is organised white-collar crime against blue-collar workers.
We don't usually buy this class conflict crap here in Westralia, but unfortunately we think he is right.

Posted by Westralia.Net at 2:59 PM JST
Updated: Tuesday, 28 September 2004 10:07 PM JST
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Wednesday, 25 August 2004
Citizens Dying - WA government still lying. Another Dead. - RIP.
While the WA goverment continue their cruel stalling game, denying responsibility and legitimate workers compensation entitlements, yet another former Kimberley Agricultural Dept worker has died. Sitting in his kitchen, his wife discovers him; Dead sitting there. The man was lucky if he reached 50 years.
Much the same scenario as the previous former worker. His daughter called for her father, no answer, ...found him dead on the front porch.
...Still the assholes in the WA government say there is no evidence of improper supply of chemical and no evidence of causing ill health, apart from the possibility of cancer!
The likes of Agricultural Minister Kim Chance and premier Giddy-up Gallop should be utterly ashamed of their part in downplaying these criminal killings of innocent citizens.
Does the widow qualify for a cheque? Probably does.
Much the same as John Steinbeck's, Grapes of Wrath, let the bastards die first before the WA government acknowledges their suffering.

Westralia.Net offers condolences to the family.

Posted by Westralia.Net at 9:56 PM JST
Updated: Wednesday, 25 August 2004 10:01 PM JST
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Wednesday, 11 August 2004
Only one (1) poisoned worker's claim paid.
It was revealed on August 6 that one of the many Workers Compensation claims for the poisoned Kimberley chemical sprayers has been paid, despite more than 40 already dead. Incredibly this is six months after Agricultural Minister, Kim Chance told the long suffering and dying former workers that their claims would be "Fast-Tracked". We know of claimants who have fought the WA Insurance Commission all the way, and have still received costs within 6 months! Yet Kim Chance says our boys are being Fast-Tracked.
See our "How to Help" page on our DERBY DIOXIN section for more very revealing questions about how the WA government has stifled fair assessment of the workers' claims.
Most of the workers have no idea who the successful claimant is. However keep in mind that if this worker has been on Social Security payments due to his/her illness, they will be obliged to repay those payments to CentreLink. Meanwhile more workers will die.

Posted by Westralia.Net at 1:47 PM JST
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Wednesday, 21 July 2004
Black-Balled by Attorney General's Staff
From the Desk of WESTRALIA.Net CEO: As I have on-going unfinished business with the WA government's Attorney General's office, I must comment on how nice it is to be a known commodity.
Now when I announce myself, I am always told the person I wish to speak is not there, or "the systems down", so they can't give me any information. However if someone else calls on my behalf the person who has been missing for weeks has suddenly beamed back into the office to take the call. It must be a big disappointment for them to find it is really me, still waiting for answers for the government to explain the alleged illegal conduct and criminal activity of government bureaucrats.

Posted by Westralia.Net at 1:34 AM JST
Updated: Sunday, 1 August 2004 2:44 AM JST
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Wednesday, 23 June 2004
WESTRALIA.Net CEO finished filming yesterday with Toronto-based film producer, Niv Fichman. After completing films this year with Robert Redford, and another with Isabella Rosselina, he headed this way to find some of the dirty deeds done by the WA government involved in the poisoning of its own citizens. Interestingly he heard about the CEO's problems from some of the gang at U.S. Department of Energy and University of Chicago's Argonne National Laboratory who had been using the world's largest electron accelerator to discover a related mystery. See Argonne National Laboratory here.
Niv and associates were told, "You want to see problems, go out to Western Australia and see this guy". It was an expensive exercise shooting in state of the art High-Definition, but he had to come all this way to find something that couldn't be found anywhere else in the world. Such are the far-flung implications of the WA government's treatment of its own citizens.
We can't let the cat out of the bag and tell you the story, otherwise that would spoil the movie when it comes out next year, but needless to say WESTRALIA.Net goes far and wide to draw attention the immoral corruption we are forced to face here.
The film has already been pre-sold to an Australian National broadcaster, and other international broadcasters and film circuits.

Credits to our local Westralian film crew: Simon on Camera, Nig the Wig on Lighting, Scott as Sound technician, and Leonora on Production Admin. All mentioned in glowing despatches back to Toronto HQ.

Posted by Westralia.Net at 4:46 PM JST
Updated: Friday, 9 July 2004 7:44 PM JST
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Friday, 11 June 2004
Marie Ryan has accepted the post as WESTRALIA.NET HEALTH OFFICER. See her profile on our "Government" page. It was Naomi Segal, Marie and other parents affected by mandatory chemical spraying with substances banned elsewhere that succesfully altered the regulations allowing WA to finally catch up with the rest of the educated world about the dangers of organochlorine chemicals. Media reports from the time illustrate how the WA Health Department had to be dragged "kicking & shouting" about the chemicals' alleged safety. Unfortunately by the time Marie and associoates won their campaign many Westralians parents and children unnecessarily suffered sometimes horrendous consequences of the WA governments concerted denials.

Posted by Westralia.Net at 12:42 PM JST
Updated: Friday, 9 July 2004 7:49 PM JST
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