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A Soldier’s Story

Anzac Day stories abound this time of year and remind us of sacrifices made, heroic deeds undertaken and the absurdity of wars. This day is special because of that. We take time out to remember. We listen to stories of… Read More ›

Simple minds

Politics is a complex beast. The vast majority of Australians don’t want to even think about how complex it is, let alone read articles about this complexity. Which I assume is why the vast majority of political journalists and commentators… Read More ›

Words matter

Words matter. When things happens in politics, the tone of how events are reported, the words that are used, and the way situations are framed are not organised by random. The mainstream media chooses the words they use very carefully…. Read More ›

My turn to wine

I have a brief statement: It has been brought to my attention that my evidence to the investigation into teacher corruption was incorrect. Yesterday I stated that I had no recollection of being given a bottle of Latour Rothschild 1949…. Read More ›

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