The Sandpit: Department of Australia

*Department of Australia is an online satire project created by Leslie Nassar. Leslie was Fake Stephen Conroy and Fake Today Tonight; he created TweeVee TV, the Twitter moderation platform that powers the on-air Tweets for ABC’s Q&A; he was a digital media officer for Victoria Police, an “emerging technology” nerd in Telstra’s chief technology office and most recently the director of Technology for Razorfish Australia.

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5 thoughts on “The Sandpit: Department of Australia

  1. SusieQ

    I do not want the government knowing my Candy Crush score!!!!

  2. AR

    Many Vanny’s Candy Crush usage would burn out a major server, according to the lady herself.

  3. Rais

    Not as funny as the original interview.

  4. klewso

    Look on the bright side
    “When you’re choking on life’s gristle
    Don’t grumble, give a whistle ….”
    only 25/6(?) potential gaffe-filled months(?) between now and the election?
    How many disasters/wars can we have between now and then to distract us?

  5. Suziekue

    Ibbidy ibbidy, what’s up folks! So Brandis was sent in where angels fear to tread, instead of Turnbull who might actually have understood the question – an under the belt blow to Turnbull from Abbott to keep Turnbull away from something that might improve his profile. The overweening hubris of Brandis thinking that he could fudge this interview, made it even funnier. But then I suppose, Brandis has nothing to lose…meh….

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