December 3, 2010 2
Australia’s most experienced diplomat has branded the reaction to the leaking of diplomatic cables in the WikiLeaks scandal as "overblown" and says most of the information is nothing more than gossip.
November 10, 2010 4
Rudd's not a gatecrasher, a DFAT source says. His enemies, and there are many, should get over him and let him get on with his job and his life.
February 3, 2010 2
William for king, William for governor-general: it just won’t happen -- and it just shouldn’t, says Barry Everingham: the monarchy has no place in contemporary Australia.
July 8, 2009 2
With the imminent arrival of Kevin Rudd to Rome, Crikey understands that current Ambassador to Italy Amanda Vanstone actually invited the Prime Minister to stay.
June 22, 2009 1
In retrospect, perhaps the former Senator Amanda Vanstone and her attack dog Gus were not the ideal choices to represent the people and government of Australia.
June 17, 2009 6
While in Australia recently, our honourable Ambassador to Italy Amanda Vanstone spent some time grilling immigration officials in a bid to track down the Italian cop who blabbed about her bitey dog, Gus.
March 25, 2009 17
Amanda Vanstone's dog has created diplomatic waves, writes Barry Everingham.
January 6, 2009 1
It seems our Alexander was active in the dying days of the Howard regime in securing for himself a tax-free sinecure from the UN, writes Barry Everingham.
November 14, 2008 2
While the 60th birthday of the Prince of Wales will largely go unnoticed in his mother's colonial outpost, Australians for a Constitutional Monarchy have worked themselves into a frenzy, writes Barry Everingham.
November 3, 2008 6
The 'G20" phone call never would have happened if the PM had followed protocol, writes Barry Everingham.