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Who are you Tony Abbott

Who are you Tony Abbott

‘Who are you?’. A simple enough question and, in most cases, should elicit a straight forward response. When asked of a prime minister,..

February 25, 2015 with 2 Comments
The Medicare fiasco and this spiralling Government

The Medicare fiasco and this spiralling Government

There are many ways to describe the Liberal–National Party’s recent fiasco on Medicare funding: unrealistic zealotry, ideological,..

January 19, 2015 with 2 Comments
Government ignoring climate change while the planet burns

Government ignoring climate change while the planet burns

By 2070, Australia’s average temperature will rise by anything up to five degrees Celsius, our rainfall will be lower and our sea levels..

January 6, 2015 with 12 Comments
Tony Abbott: On his way out of office

Tony Abbott: On his way out of office

And so ends another parliamentary year in Canberra. While it doesn’t feel like the year has had the same level of high drama and..

December 8, 2014 with 2 Comments
Tony Abbott and an Australian coup

Tony Abbott and an Australian coup

Much has been mentioned about the military coup in Thailand last month, but there has been a more significant attempted coup, albeit a..

June 8, 2014 with 5 Comments
The stop drownings at sea mantra is cloaking a racist agenda

The stop drownings at sea mantra is cloaking a racist agenda

Boats, boats, boats. That’s pretty much what the Coalition Government put on offer during the 2013 election campaign. Sure,..

February 26, 2014 with 3 Comments
A government not in control of itself

A government not in control of itself

How does one describe the performance of the Abbott government since its election in September last year? While it has been verging on the..

January 9, 2014 with 0 Comments
Day 2: The Emperor’s new clothes

Day 2: The Emperor’s new clothes

‘The Emperor’s new clothes’ is one of the biggest clichés in politics. Along with ‘Machievellian’, it..

August 6, 2013 with 1 Comment
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