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The Cardboard Costello Memoirs: not enthralling

The Cardboard Costello Memoirs: not enthralling

This talented, charming man lacks something fundamental in his political and intellectual make-up. And it shows in his much-vaunted memoirs, writes Bernard Keane.

Costello’s view of reality doesn’t quite match up

Costello’s view of reality doesn’t quite match up

If the Liberal Party was hoping for Peter Costello to provide a guide to how to fix what ails it, the weekend’s extracts will have been alarmingly disappointing, writes Bernard Keane.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Bomb scare on Qantas flight from Bris this morning? My partner was meant to be flying back from Bris this morning when her entire flight was ordered off the plane due to a security breach… Financial issues biting at the Sydney Opera House? News is that there are to be lay-offs across the board. Immigration […]

Comments, corrections, clarifications, and c*ckups

Comments, corrections, clarifications, and c*ckups

The future of health ... Peter Costello's memoirs ... beating unlawful bank fees ... the battle for McEwen ... the torch protest ... the Republic debate ...

Cossie speaks … and removes all doubt

Cossie speaks … and removes all doubt

Suddenly Peter Costello is talking, after months of near-total silence. In a good cause, naturally – his own, writes Bernard Keane.

Comments, corrections, clarifications, and c*ckups

Comments, corrections, clarifications, and c*ckups

The Costello memoirs ... the 2020 Summit ... the Republic debate ... community radio stations ... opposition polling ... tax reform ...

What’s on Costello’s bookshelf?

What’s on Costello’s bookshelf?

When Costello pens his memoir, where will he look for inspiration Costello's bookshelf is an interesting study.

Peter Costello’s cunning plan

Peter Costello’s cunning plan

The Peter Costello media bandwagon is off and running again and filling vacant minds in Canberra once more, writes Alex Mitchell.