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It’s All About the Seats

Four days before we saw the end of Julia Gillard’s Prime Ministership and the beginning of Rudd 2.0, I had this brief twitter exchange with our esteemed AusVotes2013 Editor: @SamuelMullins … Continue reading

June 30, 2013 · 3 Comments

A Line in the Sand

I used to think the argument that Prime Minister Gillard has been excessively targeted for abuse was a pretty dubious proposition. I used to think that although there was clearly … Continue reading

June 13, 2013 · 17 Comments

When will Political Parties Learn to Twitter?

A small but fascinating thing happened on Twitter last night. The Prime Minister was doing her People’s Forum and as it began a bunch of Coalition MPs tweeted a virtually … Continue reading

April 22, 2013 · 2 Comments

The State (Territory) of Play – ACT

Canberra celebrates its centenary this month; the hot air balloons are sailing above Lake Burley Griffin, there’s been festivals and light shows and while the rest of the country has … Continue reading

March 19, 2013 · 1 Comment

A Brief Theory of Why Rudd Might be Telling the Truth

I don’t really want to write about Kevin Rudd. I really don’t. But, apart from the divorce-that-isn’t between the Greens and ALP today (covered with aplomb on AusVotes2013 already here … Continue reading

February 20, 2013 · 3 Comments

Not-so-Phony Tony

There’s no question Tony Abbott is unpopular. There’s also no question that, as things stand, on the night of September 14 2013, he will be elected Prime Minister of Australia. … Continue reading

February 12, 2013 · 53 Comments

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