NO POKIES MEMBER OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
MAKE JAMES HARDIE EXECS
CLEAN THE BED-PANS OF ASBESTOS VICTIMS
muti-million dollar payouts to James Hardie executives yesterday, No Pokies MLC
Nick Xenopohon – a Patron of the Asbestos Victims Association of SA – has
called for James Hardie executives to be subjected to a community service order,
that would involve caring for and cleaning terminally
ill asbestos victims.
people may be disgusted by the idea- but it’s nowhere near as disgusting as
dying an excruciating death from mesothelioma”.
need to reassess the concept of corporate responsibility in
called on State Premiers, particularly Bob Carr and Mike Rann (who is also a
Patron of the Asbestos Victims Association) to support the move.
“It’s important that these executives are forced to literally clean up the mess that they’ve created – maybe only then will they understand that this is more than an accounting exercise on a balance sheet.”
Written and authorised by Nick Xenophon, 653 Lower North East Road, Paradise, SA 5075