There are various leaks in the press today – the Business Council’s blistering attack on red tape in government (AFR), Cabinet’s drought relief paper (The Oz), and Cabinet’s IR reform paper (Smage). Henry wishes to know if the old 30 year rule has been abolished, and can he publish one or two juicy items?

The most interesting article, however, is by Glenn Milne in The Australian –
“Costello winning over non-coalition voters” – which is based entirely
on Internet (“non mainstream”) articles in OnLine Opinion.” I’ve always
thought he’d be a magnificant Labor leader. Imagine the scene in
parliament – many references to rats as opposed to rodents.

Read more from Henry Thornton here.