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Budget Diary

30 May 2015

There was a big story last week. It involved ministers, the media and the long arm of the law. Coverage was global as the public awaited news of the protagonists’… Read more


1 November 2014

The last week in parliament has been the political equivalent of a burger with the lot. The PM’s whistle-stop tour to Indonesia for the inauguration of its president, the passing… Read more

Clive Palmer Addresses National Press Club

Bottom Drawer

6 September 2014

And tonight the Gold Logie goes to… the one and onlyClive Frederick Palmer!  This unapologetic human headline has eaten up more newspaper column inches over the last year than Silver… Read more


29 March 2014

A rabbi, a Catholic priest and an Anglican minister all gathered for afternoon tea. No, it’s not the start of a bad taste joke: it is the mid-point for what… Read more


Short memory

29 December 2012

It was J.K. Galbraith who said: ‘Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory.’ And Peter Garrett who turned the phrase into a political anthem. A short memory… Read more


3 October 2010

Josh Frydenberg opens his diary When Harold Wilson famously said ‘a week is a long time in politics’, he was not thinking of a newly elected backbencher’s first week on… Read more