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Government? Who needs it?

So, Australia hasn’t had a proper government for around three years. The Abbott experiment was a mad scrum of throwback ideas, awkward doorstops and daily outrage followed by months of inaction. 301 more words

Katter warns Government MP's not to go to toilet or grannie's funeral

Bob Katter warns Turnbull government ‘can’t function’ with just 76 seats

by Primrose Riordan  AFR

Independent crossbencher Bob Katter has warned Malcolm Turnbull that his majority in the lower house is too wafer thin to function, and he will need his support to get laws through. 538 more words


Hung Household

Not to be out done by our country’s not-so-Prime Minister, I find myself this week sitting constantly in a Hung Household. Also known as school holidays. 549 more words

Writing Mother

Minority Government

There has been a lot of talk about small margins, minority governments and hung parliaments, leading us to the sky falling in and life as we know it ending.  699 more words


Australia’s prime minister claims election win; but no mandate

AFP and The Associated Press

© Peter Parks, AFP | Australia’s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull declares victory for the ruling conservatives at a press conference in Sydney on July 10, 2016… 762 more words

Social Media Burnout and Hung Parliaments

The advent of social media and its rise in our culture has led to a simultaneous explosion of channels for promoting one’s voice to the world while at the same time overloading our minds with too many decisions to make and distractions. 121 more words


Turnbull Apology Misdirected, But Another Election? Lunacy

THE RE-EMERGENCE of caretaker PM Malcolm Turnbull yesterday was welcome, if tardy; even so, his speech — in effect, a pitch on health — was a case of “too little, too late” given an election was held on Saturday. 1,795 more words