Beating the drums. Seen last night dining in an African restaurant in Canberra – Carmen Lawrence, Duncan Kerr, Lindsay Tanner and Peter Garrett. Were they preparing to cannibalise their leader?

Tapping into an issue. A noteworthy adjournment speech from last night:

Water

Mr FAWCETT (Wakefield) (7.54 pm)—I rise tonight to talk about the issue of water and the concern that is rightly in the community around water…

Water. Fawcett. Geddit?!?

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