As Alexander Downer blames voters for the troubles of the Liberal Party (including the failure to elect his daughter in the Mayo byelection), he should think about looking a little closer to home.
Even if the Libs runs a smarter campaign at the general election, its former heartland seat looks set to be in Rebekha Sharkie’s hands for a long time yet.
The Liberals’ enthusiastic gambit in Mayo was meant to return a blue-ribbon seat to the fold – but it could end up entrenching a third-party MP there for a generation.
The city of Elizabeth, South Australia, stands as an exemplar of lost possibilities; of what could have been but was squandered.
The government is pulling out the stops to try and slow the effectiveness of energy storage. But change will come.
Adelaide's much venerated Tasting Australia will open with a disproportionately small number of women chefs celebrated. Is this a symptom of a biased industry, or is the festival culpable in sustaining the sausage party?
News of Cambridge Analytica, the data collection tool that influenced Brexit and the US election, is incredibly alarming, but is it all that different from what Australian political parties have been doing for years?