Anthony Albanese recently announced that he and his wife of 30 years, Carmel Tebbutt, had split. No drama. No media chase. This kind of simple and erudite statement is far too rare in Australian politics.
A new and increasingly ridiculous scandal broke every second day in 2018 — we may as well get the jump on next year.
Who knows how many insane controversies Australia is in for in 2018? We do. We know exactly how the next year is going to go down, and, through the magic of online satirical quizzes, you can too!
Here are the scandals that shocked and shaped us in 2015.
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