Ongoing coverage of the Australian election campaign for 2016.
Every now and then in the life of a nation, there’s an event that threatens to change the status quo, bringing the old tired establishment out swinging. You and I, the punters, will be led to believe the assault is for our own good and the sanctity of our institutions. Sophie Mirabella’s (@MirabellaSophie) defeat at […]
ReachTEL poll. Unemployment at 6.3 per cent. Palmer versus Seeney. Three foolish kings – Tim Carmody’s meteoric rise to chief justice. Qld Treasurer Tim Nicholls gets it wrong – where the solar households actually are. Open the schools – The comeback kids victory against the Newman Government. Newman’s DG Jon Grayson advised on CSG whilst […]
Just one week in late March 2014 exposed how farcical Tony Abbott’s ‘government of adults’ is. Supposedly consummate professional political operator, Arthur Sinodinos, proved to be naïve at best, greedy at worst, for not realising the dodgy company structure which had shadowy figure of Eddie Obeid lurking behind it. Then a supposedly moderate Attorney-General proposed […]
By Matilda [email protected]_m 15 August 2013 Young people: politically disengaged, apathetic and un-enrolled. This seems to be the portrayal of Gen Y as the 2013 election approaches. As a 20-year-old election virgin I know this is not always the case. Future Politicians is a website and radio show I run with fellow reporter and election first-timer […]