Quote of the day:

“They say voting’s compulsory in Australia, but it’s not compulsory to fill out the ballot paper. You can put it straight into the ballot box, totally blank. That’s what I’ll be doing on Saturday and I urge you to do the same. It’s the ultimate protest vote.” — Former Labor leader/newest and most notorious member of the press pack Mark Latham, whose much talked about 60 Minutes story finally went to air last night

It was met, generally, to underwhelmed yawns.