Speech on the Shipping Legislation Amendment Bill (2015): @AlboMP transcript

INTRODUCTION This legislation is about replacing the Australian flag flying off the back of ships with the white flag on Australian jobs. This is unilateral economic disarmament. That’s why the Opposition will oppose it vigorously, fully confident that our position is completely in accord with the values of average Australians. For an island continent, it […]

The drama of Bennelong: You couldn’t make it up

By Jack Sumner 28 July 2013 The worldwide popularity of political dramas Borgen, House of Cards and West Wing relies upon discerning audiences relating to their storylines. The plot outlined below would severely test the credulousness of any viewers. A prime minister, dumped by his party after he ended its 11 years in opposition, is […]