Australian Politics: 17 November 2013 – More of the Same


The link below is to an article that takes a humorous look at the recent scandal concerning allowances in politics. It’s worth a read I think.

For more visit:
http://www.themonthly.com.au/issue/2013/november/1383224400/don-watson/tony-abbott-apologises

Australian Politics: 13 November 2013 – Other News


Australian Politics: 10 November 2013 – Turning Back the Policy


Australian Politics: 29 September 2013 – The Slow Death of the Greens?


The federal election is over and the Coalition is now in government. Already there is a growing dissatisfaction with the new Abbott-led government over a wide-ranging series of issues including nepotism, asylum seeker policy, the environment, a lack of governance, etc. There is also continuing debate within the various opposition parties concerning their future direction, policies, etc. Yet for the Greens, the future is questionable, with some believing the party to be in serious decline – even among those within the party.

The link below is to an article reporting on the turmoil within the Greens party.

For more visit:
http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/milnes-greens-marching-to-slow-death-20130928-2ulgp.html

Australian Politics: 24 September 2013 – Hide the Truth Edition


Australian Politics: 23 September 2013 – Hiding the Boats Edition


Australian Politics: 20 August 2013


Australian Politics: 16 August 2013


It wouldn’t be Australian politics these days without one side of the political divide trying to out do the other on asylum seekers. The Coalition has announced its new asylum seeker policy ahead of the election.

And in other news, Peter Slipper has announced he will contest the election. Why? Difficult to say I would have thought – he really has no hope of winning.