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Abbott’s cunning stunt is just a distraction

Mungo MacCallum January 18, 2010 13 Comments

Tony Abbott’s planned private member's Bill to override Queensland’s Wild Rivers legislation may be, as his opponents claim, a political stunt, but they can hardly deny that it’s a bloody good one.

Errington: High Court appointments hanging on election result

Crikey November 6, 2007

One of the most important tasks of the winner of the 2007 election will be to appoint at least two High Court judges during the next parliamentary term, writes Wayne Errington.

Errington: Just who is Howard Rudd?

Crikey November 5, 2007 1 Comment

Peter Garrett has done us all a favour by forcing us to take our minds off tax cuts an election and a half away and think instead about the types of political leaders offering themselves up to run the country on our behalf, writes Wayne Errington.

The PM and Aboriginal Australia — a timeline

Crikey October 12, 2007 2 Comments

John Howard's brush with Aboriginal Australia -- a timeline.