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Ruddock's new job

February 10, 2016 - 19:26 -- Admin

Photo from Philip Ruddock's Twitter FeedPhilip Ruddock has been a Member of Parliament since he was 30.  He entered Federal Parliament in September 1973 representing the seat of Parramatta.  He retires from Parliament representing the seat of Berowra at the next Federal election; which according to the current prime minister, will happen towards the end of 2016.  At the time of writing, 

Australia's diabolical dilemma

February 8, 2016 - 12:20 -- Admin

There are no prizes for guessing what the dilemma is. It has featured prominently in the news in recent days, and promises to remain so for a long while as momentum gathers in the community to force changes in Australia’s immigration policies and to demand that asylum seekers be treated in a manner more consistent with this nation’s character.

How about a drink after the game?

January 6, 2016 - 18:03 -- Admin

Samantha Maiden is a journalist with News Corp. She was recently harassed in a text message Peter Dutton (Immigration Minister) meant to send to demoted colleague Jamie Briggs. The message called Maiden a ‘******** witch’ — and we all know the first letter in the last word quoted was a typo. The message was sent directly to Maiden.