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
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[…] 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.
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
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