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"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

Are you a local?

Last weekend our neighbourhood hosted the Sandcliffe Writers Festival, named after two of the participating suburbs, Sandgate and Shorncliffe. I missed the Saturday, but I spent part of Sunday afternoon in the audience at the Sandgate Town Hall for a session entitled ‘Loving the Australian Landscape’.  1,313 more words

Australian History