Good riddance Turnbull, a PM of massive wealth and ego who left office without much record of accomplishment. Remember when the Libs scoffed as Labor tore itself apart?
Malcolm Turnbull was off in Hamburg, schmoozing his fellow leaders in the hope of getting something – anything – done about North Korea, terrorism, trade, Donald Trump – something – anything.
Bruce Apps, Townsend, NSW. It is now four days after the attack by the prime minister upon opposition leader Bill Shorten in Question Time and my how the look on Barnaby Joyce’s face has changed. Last Thursday it was all... Read More →
It was all over the news on Monday lunchtime – or at least the News Corp news: a new poll showed that 76 per cent of Aussies would like to have a plebiscite on the issue of same-sex marriage. But who commissioned the poll and who conducted it?
Michael Hunt, Lismore. The NSW Liberal Party is probably one of the two most corrupt organisations in the Western world. Eleven of their representatives have been forced to resign in little over a year. The only equally corrupt organisation in the Western world is the NSW ALP
The federal opposition says the Liberals lied not just to the Australian people but to their own coalition partner about the budget.
Cathy Alexander, Crikey deputy editor As Tony Abbott’s government prepares to hand down its first budget next month, there are surprise plans for a new ‘deficit tax’ or levy, plus cuts to welfare payments for families earning over $100,000. Neither... Read More →
The path towards ‘the new federalism’ is strewn with the corpses of prime ministers far more dedicated to the cause than Tony Abbott, writes Mungo MacCallum.
Shutting down a whole industry employing tens of thousands of Australians based on the fundamentalist belief that something better will come along in the very near future is economic vandalism.
Mike Mizzi, Byron Bay. Just when you thought politics in Australia could not get any lower or more self serving, the Abbott crony government of rorting bludgers comes up with a new reason to dislike them again.
The visuals for this election ad are (mostly) by the Liberal Party. The soundtrack is by the ALP. It could easily have been the other way round. If you are unable to watch this clip, the copyright challenge was successful.