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“There’s Been Too Much Studying, Not Enough Deciding” – Badgery’s is On

So it comes to pass that the Telegraph’s long running campaign to get Badgery’s Creek Airport to get built has come to fruition. The “Infrastructure Prime Minister”, Tony Abbott and … Continue reading

April 15, 2014 · 5 Comments

#MarchinMarch – Australia’s Biggest Tweetup

When I was studying history at high school, one thing I remember the most was the signs.  Angry baby boomers marching down streets in our capital cities holding signs designed … Continue reading

March 18, 2014 · 14 Comments

Straya Week and Sport

When we heard Adam Goodes was selected to be Australian of the Year, anyone could have predicted a variety of responses from sectors in the community. There’s the people who … Continue reading

January 26, 2014 · 7 Comments

Hold the Phonics, Roast the Robustness – Donnelly the Columnist Responds to his Critics

The response to the appointment of Kevin Donnelly and Ken Wiltshire to a review panel for the National Curriculum has been energetic as it has been enlightening.  One of the … Continue reading

January 14, 2014 · 8 Comments

“Everyone’s an Expert on Education” – Pyne’s Education Revolution of Two Men

There’s going to be a bit of talk about Christopher Pyne’s attempt to redirect the shape of the Australian Curriculum and the way it is taught.  There’s also going to … Continue reading

January 10, 2014 · 52 Comments

The Labor Twitter Irregulars and John McTernan

I like to think of Twitter these days as a set of channels on some kind of free cable network. People just tune into what they want to watch – … Continue reading

December 16, 2013 · 9 Comments

Badgering No More – Badgery’s Creek is Back

During the last Federal election campaign, there was a local candidate forum in Lindsay held by the Penrith Press – one of the few to include all of the candidates … Continue reading

December 3, 2013 · 3 Comments

Their ABC + Our Taxpayer Dollars = Shock Horror, People Get Paid Shock

A continuing theme in Australian discussion in the commercial media is funding for their Government funded rival, the ABC.  This theme is hitting fever pitch recently with their part in … Continue reading

November 20, 2013 · 3 Comments

Siegfried and Rudd – Kevin the Illusionist Zipping Into A New Challenge

There’s going to be plenty written about Kevin Rudd in the next few days and years. His life in politics would make a great play somewhere down the track – … Continue reading

November 14, 2013 · 3 Comments

The New Australian Arrow – An Improbable Media Dream

In an excellent call to arms yesterday, fellow AusOpinionator Ed Butler called for the ALP and supporters of progressive politics in general to find their Inner Mongrel and Get It … Continue reading

November 13, 2013 · 3 Comments

And The Shortening Begins

Shortening. (n) The process undertaken by Australian media outlets and political opponents whereby they seek to undermine and discredit the Federal Leader of the Opposition, William Richard “Bill” Shorten. Those … Continue reading

November 3, 2013 · 10 Comments

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