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Tuesday, 22nd August 2017

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Newman's leadership style 'tanking'

Political analysts say Queensland Premier Campbell Newman must change his leadership style or risk becoming a one-term wonder.


Is the Prime Minister a crook? Part VIII

Peeling back the putrid layers.
Julia Gillard employs no fewer than 1,600 media advisers (spin doctors). The cost? $150,000,000 pa. There are more, but Ministers like Albanese won't disclose details.


Abbott backs away from Howard comments

Opposition Leader Tony Abbott has backed away from John Howard's comments on Work Choices as Labor called on him to again reject the policy.



Pickering fires back questions at Gillard

Cartoonist Larry Pickering, accused by Prime Minister Julia Gillard of running a "vile and sexist" website, wants her to answer his questions.


What a Cunning Stunt?

Well done, Julia.
No, seriously, I mean that. Shot me down in flames you did. I really felt like crawling under a rock after that impromptu performance...


Should Julia Be Treated Differently Because She Is The PM?

In 30+ years of cartooning, I've never seen a politician, let alone a Prime Minister, react to cartoons and / or questions in such a way that he (or she) would resort to personal abuse and denigration of the satirist at a press conference. She lost it.



Caring For Our "Refugees"

Abused asylum seekers are being paid an average of $160,000 in compensation, up 60 per cent for each individual in the past two years, Immigration Department figures show.



Chewing Off Your Own Leg

One of the pillars of our great democracy is freedom of the press...



Is the Prime Minister a crook? Part VII

Young and naive, indeed.
It appears that Nicola Roxon and Peter Van Sumbugger are the only two people left standing...


The Faceless Men At Work

I was working for The Canberra Times when I first met Alan Reid. Alan, known as the "Red Fox", was a political correspondent for Sir Frank Packer's Daily Telegraph...



Gillard Supporter Pasco, Down In The Gutter Again

Well, well, well. The grubs are finally coming out of the woodwork now that Gillard is on the back foot. Most of you won't know who Michael Pascoe is so I'll fill you in.


Is the Prime Minister a crook? Part VI

... and why she refuses to comment.

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