The best way to get a picture of what is going on is to look at all the polls together.When you do there is no doubt the Abbott government is continuing to have the worst start, at least in its polling, of any new government over the last 40 years.[John Stirton, Nielsen research director, writing in the Financial Review, 17 March 2014]
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In Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott's throw-away economy taxpayers are funding the return of asylum seekers to Indonesia by orange lifeboats.The Sydney Morning Herald 20 March 2014:The Abbott government has tripled the amount of money spent on the large orange lifeboats used to tow back asylum seekers breaching
NSW North Coast Nationals MP for Page, Kevin Hogan, making comfortable assumptions about the March In March: Australians United For Better Government, The Northern Star, 17 March 2014:"I get that there are a lot of Labor and Greens voters who are cranky with the result of the last government…We're just implementing the politics we said we would and the Australian public overwhelmingly
The YouTube video of Senator Scott Ludlum’s invitation to the Prime Minister to visit West Australia had by 13 March 2014 been viewed 743,410 and received 17,674 likes and the numbers are still growing One can only suspect that Murdoch journalist Miranda Devine was still befuddled by prime ministerial BBQ
In which resident far-right buffoon and frequent letters correspondent Fred Perring gets ‘owned’ by a Yamba resident…….Letter to the Editor, The Daily Examiner, 14 March 2014:A dog's breakfastNormally I enjoy Fred Perring's contributions, but his efforts published on Monday, March 10, in your paper left me with the feeling that women, in particular, were demeaned.To make matters worse, I have heard similar stories before.
THE WILFULLY IGNORANT LIEQUESTION:Prime Minister, lastly, there’s a big rally today in Sydney against your Government. Do you have anything to say to those protesters today?PRIME MINISTER:Well, my understanding is that the only big rally in Sydney is the St Patrick's Day parade.
News.com.au 14 March 2014:AUSTRALIA’S top ranking officer, Defence Chief General David Hurley, has warned Tasmanian Senator-elect and former soldier Jacqui Lambie against using the media to criticise the military.In an unprecedented political intervention by a serving military officer, General Hurley wro