And the Oscar Goes To

Kevin Rudd should win an Academy Award for his performances on the public stage. The hokey, nerdy, friendly façade is just that. Scratch the surface to find an ego maniacal, arrogant, self-righteous character, hell-bent on ‘Kevenge’. Yet the public doesn’t…

QANTAS

here was spontaneous applause when the plane touched down. Only this wasn’t a third-world rust-bucket. It was a Melbourne to Sydney flight on Qantas: Our so-called national airline. Sunday’s drama began with a fuel leak, climaxed with three landing attempts…

Ripped Off

If we’re so well off, why do we feel so ripped off? Every major economic indicator points to Australia being the Lucky Country. The Credit Suisse Global Wealth Report ranks us the wealthiest people in the world. We should be…

A Real Barbeque Stopper

Fair shake of the sauce bottle. The Labor Party should stop handing around the leadership like a pair of barbeque tongs. It’s a good thing someone hid the knives before the BBQ at The Lodge last night, or it would…

The Trouble with Tony

There’s something visceral about the way we women respond to Tony Abbott. It’s a gut reaction. Deep down we know he’s no good for us. We can locate some vague feeling of unease but, when it’s there in the latest…