Crikey goes to Canberra!

(Or at least those of us who aren’t already there, although not all of us are going)

Some of Crikey goes to Canberra!

Ready to meet all your 2010 federal Budget needs, Crikey’s crack team of expert analysts will be on the ground, on the job and in the lock-up.

Among the many treats for subscribers you will find:

Three (3) editions live from the nation’s capital, plus a bonus Tuesday evening lock-up edition

Gripping pre-lock-up analysis

Keane, Quiggin, Black and Crook all in the lock-up!

First Dog in the house! Crikey’s hairiest cartoonist will liveblog the 2010 Budget speech directly from the gallery!

A special Tuesday evening edition hitting yer inboxes at 8.30: Lock-up coverage from your favourite Canberrra correspondent Bernard Keane,  economist and blogger John Quiggin, editor-at-large Sophie Black and roving gumshoe Andrew Crook, plus Alan Kohler (need we say more …), SmartCompany’s James Thomson and more. We said it.

Video interviews, Twitter, blog posts!

Plus, at 8.30 on The Stump, a live chat with Bernard Keane and John Quiggin, fresh from the lock-up — your chance to fire any Budget-related wonkery at two of the biggest wonks in town …

Then, your Wednesday bumper Budget edition — with more Keane, Quiggin and Kohler, plus a host of commentators breaking the budget down by sector …

And best of all — On Wednesday night it’s the …

Buy Crikey a beer evening!

Hooray, Crikey is taking over the regular “Wonk Drinks” at Canberra’s hottest nightspot.

Come and meet your favourite Crikey people in person and First Dog On The Moon as well!

Between 6pm and 7ish at All Bar Nun, O’Connor.

That’s right, this is your opportunity to meet the Crikey team and buy us a beer.

Anyone who purchases an alcoholic drink for First Dog on the Moon will get their own original First Dog on the Moon drawing of them on a Post-It note.*

*Numbers limited to cartoonist’s capacity to drink alcohol.

Peter Fray

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Peter Fray
Editor-in-chief of Crikey