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*Department of Australia is an online satire project created by Leslie Nassar. Leslie was Fake Stephen Conroy and Fake Today Tonight; he created TweeVee TV, the Twitter moderation platform that powers the on-air Tweets for ABC’s Q&A; he was a digital media officer for Victoria Police, an “emerging technology” nerd in Telstra’s chief technology office and most recently the director of Technology for Razorfish Australia.

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Department of Australia

Leslie Nassar created Department of Australia (Hand-crafted, artisanal satire made from the finest Google image searches) in 2014. He was at times a games developer, a producer, a photographer, and a writer. In 2009, he was fired from Telstra for maintaining the Fake Stephen Conroy Twitter account. He occasionally appears on ABC TV’s Insiders with Mike Bowers and Talking pictures. In addition to Department of Australia, Leslie is the co-founder of Wrangling Cats Pty Ltd, and created the software that manages the never-ending torrent of Tweets on ABC TV’s Q&A.

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6 thoughts on “The Sandpit: Department of Australia

  1. MJPC

    Cannibalism within political parties is never pretty.

  2. klewso

    “Ben” Abbott?

  3. AR

    mmm..rats! We should be so lucky in the scorched earth that will abide when this lot get their way.

  4. klewso

    Some have turned into them…….?

    [“….. Tone, most people would turn you away
    You don’t listen to a word they say
    They all see you as I do
    You’re loose a screw or two;
    I’m sure they wished they’d known
    Before they’d voted Tone
    Like Tone
    This Tone….”]

  5. Dez Paul

    I expect the rats will be eating us soon….

    Good one, DoA.

  6. zut alors

    Is the prospect of eating rats another promise on which he’ll welch…

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