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My interview Razor Sharp 18 February
Me interviewed by Sharon Firebrace on Razor Sharp on Tuesday 18 February. (0)

My interview Razor Sharp 11 February 2014
Me interviewed by Sharon Firebrace on Razor Sharp this morning. The Royal Commission, car industry and age of entitlement get a lot of the coverage. (0)

Razor Sharp 4 February 2014
Me on 4 February 2014 on Razor Sharp with Sharon Firebrace. (0)

Time for a House Un-Australian Activities Committee?
Tony Abbott thinks the Australian Broadcasting Corporation is Un-Australian. I am looking forward to his government setting up the House Un-Australian Activities Committee. (1)

Make Gina Rinehart work for her dole

Sick kids and paying upfront


Save Medicare

Demonstrate in defence of Medicare at Sydney Town Hall 1 pm Saturday 4 January (0)

Me on Razor Sharp this morning
Me interviewed by Sharon Firebrace this morning for Razor Sharp. It happens every Tuesday. (0)

I am not surprised
I think we are being unfair to this Abbott ‘no surprises’ Government. I am not surprised. (0)

Send Barnaby to Indonesia
It is a pity that Barnaby Joyce, a man of tact, diplomacy, nuance and subtlety, isn’t going to Indonesia to fix things up. I know I am disappointed that Barnaby is missing out on this great opportunity, and I am sure the Indonesians feel the same way. [Sarcasm alert.] (0)



Archive for July 9th, 2009

Malcolm the malcontent

Malcolm Turnbull argues that consular staff should have access to Stern Hu.  They will, tomorrow, under the accord between China and Australia which the Liberal Government developed and signed in 2000.  And he said no person should be locked up without being charged. The names Hicks, Habib and Haneef come to mind. One rule for […]


Does News Ltd hack into voice mail messages?

In Britain The Guardian has revealed that Rupert Murdoch’s News of the World used private eyes to hack into the voicemail of targets.  These included the former Deputy Prime Minister.  British police knew of this but did nothing. My questions to John Hartigan are simple. Does News Ltd in Australia hack into, or have you hacked into, people’s […]

Uluru – it belongs to them, let’s give it back

Peter Garrett, ban climbing on Uluru, and do it now. Empower aboriginal people. Return Australia, their land, to them. Don’t reinforce the genocide and dispossession that Australian society is built on.