NSW minister accused of racial slur

5:35pm June 19, 2014
The comment was made during a heated exchange between Greens MP Jeremy Buckingham and Roads Minister Duncan Gay in question time in the upper house on Thursday.
Mr Buckingham asked the minister to name one potential user of the controversial proposed Needles Gap Dam in western NSW.
Mr Gay, a Nationals MP, quoted from a comment left on an online article in the Central Western Daily about the dam attributed to a user called “Leafman”.
“Leafman said … `we just cannot go back to running around the bush with spears and boomerangs – we have to have water security’,” Mr Gay told parliament. Continue reading