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NBN AFP craptacular mistakathon leaves us with an extraordinary volume of questions

21 May2016
This recent extraordinary furore involving the AFP and NBN co is a perfect storm of all that is wrong in our current system – and I’m not just speaking politically. Read More...

Over $4m reasons why PM Turnbull won’t countenance RC into Banking & Finance

11 Apr2016
Actually that is a rough estimate of the money donated to the Coalition at the last election by the banks and Finance sector, in reality, taking into account sketchy Foundations and the obscure naming of [...] Read More...

If you can't control the kids Mr Turnbull then you are responsible for the damage

28 Feb2016
This week, we saw Malcolm Turnbull, the boss in Government tacitly condone the most abhorrent behaviour by not just members of the Senate and Parliament, but by members of his own team. Read More...

Happy Days! Abetz & Bernardi score own goal

27 Jan2016
OK When Tony Abbott was PM and announced he would kindly give the Australian public the courtesy of having a say on Marriage Equality with a plebiscite most of us knew it was utter bullshit and just a way to stop [...] Read More...

Context: Dutton texted Briggs ‘support’ & doubles down on inappropriateness with sexism

04 Jan2016
When I was a much younger woman in my mid 20’s working for quite a large corporation I found myself in a sexual harassment situation and all the complications that come from making a complaint. Do I?. [...] Read More...

Shorter #TURC: Old mate asserts it may be the vibe that matters

31 Dec2015
Even before old mate Dyson Heydon got pinged for agreeing to speak at a Liberal gig, you would have to be a pretty hard-core Liberal supporter to not be suspect as to the reasons why so much money would be spent [...] Read More...

I'm the reader, your customer, so how about a little respect?

08 Dec2015
What I don’t get is a piece, written by a guy with seemingly no qualifications in the feminist arena pretty much telling me and others that maybe if we are nicer and less strident to the nasty men we might get [...] Read More...

#WhiteRibbonDay: Let’s wake up to ourselves & laud the non-violent “quiet heroes” in society

25 Nov2015
To be frank, I personally normally stay off the likes of Twitter on White Ribbon day. The perfectly groomed faces of affluent white politicians pontificating about “real mean” and “society’s problem” [...] Read More...

The Cult of Malcolm makes Apple fanboys look like amateurs

17 Oct2015
If I have to see one more Press Gallery piece along the lines of ‘poor PM Turnbull besmirched by grubby Labor just because he is rich’ I swear I will scream. The phrases “Politics of envy” and “Class [...] Read More...

Every Like & Follow matters, some more so than others

27 Sep2015
For someone who natters away on twitter a lot, I’m actually not very good at this Social Media ‘thing’ and have never actively tried to attract followers. Today I am, though not for me LOL Read More...

What is the ‘reality’ of our shiny new future under PM Turnbull and his ‘21st Century Cabinet’

21 Sep2015
It is kind of ironic that Politicians always whine about gossip – that is not flattering to them – as just “Canberra Insider rubbish”. Normally they are incorrect, we do need to know what sort of people [...] Read More...

Settle Petals, Mal rolling Tones changes squat

15 Sep2015
Well maybe not squat. We do have the bonus of hearing less bogan slogans and ridiculous “I stopped the boats” answers to serious economic questions. If Malcolm’s words are to be believed with no more “s [...] Read More...

Email: Party Business within Entitlements does NOT meet Community Expectations

09 Aug2015
As promised poll results emailed to all 76 Senators and 150 Members of the House of Representatives advising we do not wish for the Entitlements review to include "Acknowledging the role of party business in [...] Read More...

Twitter and defamation; what you should know

07 Aug2015
Courts are only just beginning to grapple with the application of defamation law to social media platforms like Twitter. Hockey v Fairfax is only the second Australian case to reach final judgment in which damages [...] Read More...

PM is doubling down on Bishop's extravagant slap in the face to Taxpayers

03 Aug2015
Bishop has finally stepped down as Speaker, but don’t get too excited. It appears Mr Abbott is not only going to let Ms Bishop get away with ripping off the taxpayer by allowing her to resign and keep her job [...] Read More...
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