Many of our politicians were spotted at Splendour in the Grass over the weekend, and there was even a special live version of Q&A for the young people who needed a break from the Avalanches or Flume or camping. A tipster tells us that deputy Labor leader Tanya Plibersek was seen at both The Cure on Monday night and at New Order when the band toured a few weeks ago. “Good to see at least one Australian politician not afraid to support ’80s post-punk,” our tipster (who also shares the appreciation) told Crikey.

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