Everything old is new again

After trying out three alternatives, the WA Liberals are back to Colin Barnett as leader, and, amazingly, he still hasn’t given up on the idea of a canal from the Kimberley to Perth.

Longtime readers will remember that we had loads of fun with this and similar crazy ideas last time around.

According to my quick calculations, broadly consistent with a study commissioned after the election, it could well be cheaper to supply Perth with water by towing icebergs from Antarctica.

I blush to admit it, but according to his Wikipedia article, Barnett is a fellow economist. (It gets worse – Buswell also has a BEc).

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