More dubious ACT public art. Just what Canberrans have been crying out for! A $72,325 life size bronze statue of Al Grassby is planned for Civic. The outfit Grassby will be depicted in was unknown at the time of going to press.

David voted off. So much for former Big Brother housemate David Graham’s political career. Crikey understands the gay Goondiwindi sheep farmer has been defeated for the position of Queensland Young Nats secretary.

The perils of political blogging. After copping a shellacking in the comments, Family First Senator Steve Fielding’s blog is down.

All you ever wanted to know about the Victorian state election but were afraid to ask. William Bowe, AKA The Poll Bludger, now has his Victorian election guide online. Meanwhile, a new poll by Roy Morgan Research finds Premier Steve Bracks has a higher approval rating amongst all Victorians than Liberal leader Ted Baillieu, but in the ALP’s marginal and losable seats Baillieu has a higher approval rating than Bracks.

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