Barnaby Joyce banned from Q&A – what will Malcolm Turnbull do now?

By Katherine Murphy What will Malcolm do?The agriculture minister, Barnaby Joyce, has had to pull out of the ABC’s Q&A program in pretty embarrassing fashion. Dad’s cracked it, sorry mate.Barnaby Joyce pulls out of Q&A as Tony Abbott insists frontbenchers boycott showRead moreJoyce has made it clear he is not … Continue reading

Q&A reaction a sign of Panic.

By John Kelly When one analyses the furore over Zaky Mallah’s appearance on Q&A two weeks ago it isn’t hard to see what the government is trying to do.In an interview with Malcolm Turnbull on Insiders last Sunday, Barry Cassidy attempted to force the issue. It is not often Malcolm … Continue reading

Coalition tanks welfare

By Keith Davis Coalition tanks welfare: We must stop their efforts to divide Australians.I am not for a second saying that Coalition voters are beyond the pale. Nor are ALP voters for that matter. Nor are Independent voters. Nor are Green’s voters, of which I happen to be one. As … Continue reading

God bless

by: Kaye Lee “May God bless you, may God bless your work, may God bless the country you are helping to protect and prosper.”So said Tony Abbott at the swearing in of his latest security appointment, Roman Quaedvlieg, the commissioner of Australia’s newly created Border Force which merges the frontline … Continue reading