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Former Queensland Premier Wayne Goss Dead At 63

BY NOW most of Australia has heard the news that former Queensland Premier Wayne Goss has died today, aged just 63, three weeks after the passing of his idol Gough Whitlam; the former Premier deserves acknowledgement for some worthy reforms in Queensland, but sober consideration of the shortcomings of his government — and its legacy — should temper the torrent of praise and adulation his passing continues to elicit. 967 more words

'their' ABC, trashed ...

Just like Alice down the rabbit hole, ‘their’ ABC lacks reality:

[…]  But mostly, instead of challenging, diverse, fact-based and intelligent reporting and discussion, the ABC joins the Fairfax tabloids and left-wing websites in a mindless pursuit of jejune click bait.

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Comedy

"Politics by the Book" - join me in debate on the value of politicians to the life of the nation.

It is fast becoming an essential building block of an aspirational political life to write a book about your career at a carefully chosen moment. 3,244 more words

Government

Joe Hockey gets under Wayne Swan's skin during Question Time

As has been seen for a few sittings of question time, Joe Hockey continuously referred to and used Wayne Swan’s book ‘The Good Fight’ and how the former Labor Government failed to reach a budget surplus as previously promised. 116 more words

Australian Politics