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Let's hope Senator Malcolm Roberts can represent himself in the High Court because that surely would be fun

August 8, 2017 - 23:43 -- Admin

The prospect of the Senate sending Senator Malcolm Roberts' election to the High Court must be thrilling legal scholars. A previous legal effort by the good Senator showed a unique grasp of juriprudence.See for yourself at this earlier post by the Owl :The wily legal wits of One Nation's Malcolm Roberts shown in a previous encounter

The great shrinking of the vote for Australia's major political parties

August 7, 2017 - 23:30 -- Admin

Not much joy for the Liberal-National coalition and the Labor Party in today's political research news. In The Australian Newspoll had the two parties share of the vote at just 72%. That's five percentage points down on the share at the last election. And in The Sydney Morning Herald a report on what focus groups have found about the current feeling of voters towards the big two had this to say: