Sour grapes of Liberal wrath as #MurdochMafia target #Indivotes: @jansant comments






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 […]






The @Indigocathy campaign clean, #murdochmafia false smear declares war to regain Indi: @camklose comment






[dropshadowbox align=”none” effect=”lifted-both” width=”300px” height=”” background_color=”#ffffff” border_width=”1″ border_color=”#dddddd” ]Margo: Cam Klose was the Voice for Indi’s media person during its campaign to elect Cathy McGowan at the last federal election, and wrote twice for No Fibs during the camapign, Chasing involved democracy in Indi: @indigocathy v @SMirabellaMP and Cathy McGowan’s campaign for Indi enters the […]






Cigar wielding wealthy motorist entitlements: the @sarah_capper column






Sitting on the train, surrounded by other poor people, sans cars, it’s hard not to wonder whether the Abbott Government is becoming increasingly out of touch with its constituents. Sure, there are a lot of discrepancies on public transport – for example, on the not-so-rough Sandringham line, taking in Melbourne’s bayside suburbs, I’m guessing some […]






Senate Bingo! The @sarah_capper column






A whole new class of players joined the Upper House this month, and with a record number of cross-benchers – 18, including the Greens – there will be deals-a-plenty and the “spin cycle” on overdrive. Cards will be kept close to chests; cards will be put out on the table; and, as the last week has shown, […]






Women’s Minister Tony helps myth-bust views on feminism, by @sarah_capper






By Sarah Capper  @sarah_capper 14th February 2014 International Women’s Day, on 8 March every year, is that time of year when we are able to celebrate, pause and reflect. And sometimes gasp. In the political sphere, we had our Minister for Women, our Prime Minister, Tony Abbott, declaring at an International Women’s Day event that having […]