The Tent Embassy incident is a media story worth studying in classes across the nation for years to come. Why? For the twin boast of becoming one of the most heavily documented stories in recent times -- eyewitness accounts, footage shot inside and outside the venue and some stunning photography -- and yet also vying for some kind of record for the most number of divergent and flat out contradictory accounts of an incident that took place in full view of hundreds of people. Encased in glass, no less.
But there's one thing we did learn for sure. Among the deluge of information (or is that misinformation?) we learnt that Gillard was wearing Midas shoes. Size 36, to be exact.