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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.

The story of Joe, the jolly ambassador – a children’s tale

December 8, 2015 - 18:15 -- Admin

Once upon a time there was cheerful fellow called Joe who lived happily in a kingdom called Coalition. The king of Coalition needed someone to look after his treasure. He had lots of money in his counting house, but wanted even more. Joe always wanted to count the money and fill the counting house with even more treasure. So the king picked Joe.

After the bushfire

October 23, 2015 - 12:00 -- Admin

As you look back over the past two years in federal politics, I wonder do you feel like the survivors of a devastating bushfire who, with bloodshot eyes and irritated lungs, stand stunned as they survey the smoking ruins of what was there before the inferno?

I come to praise Caesar not to bury him

August 14, 2015 - 10:50 -- Admin

During the ‘choppergate’ saga, many in the media, including many who normally support Abbott, began turning against him. There were reports that inside the Liberal Party questions were again being raised about his leadership, about his political judgment, which could lead to another leadership challenge in the not too distant future.