Article: Should Gladys Berejiklian be steeling herself for an onslaught of sexism?

It’s very early days yet, but it’s going to be interesting to see how the rampant misogyny that dogged so many female politicians will play out with a Liberal premier. Will she be marked as “unfit for leadership” because she’s “deliberately barren”, as Senator Bill Heffernan said of Julia Gillard? Read the full article on […]... Read More

Article: Where is all our money going? How politicians are really spending our cash

GOVERNMENT ministers rorting travel claims have dominated the news over the last few weeks, but the real story is not in embarrassing individual cases of wrongdoing. Delving into data provided by the Department of Finance, news.com.au found parliamentarians claimed over $500 million in expenses between January 2011 and December 2015. That’s more than half a […]... Read More

Eleventy Joe and the IPA

So. Wow. A morning with the IPA crowd. Yes, this morning I went to listen to Eleventy give a speech about Australia’s Future Prosperity. I really didn’t go (just) to sneer. I was genuinely curious to know more about what Hockey thinks are the solutions to the fiscal challenges of Australia’s future. And, despite a […]... Read More