Coalition needs a better budget, not better PR

Slick media strategies and strong narratives are of no help to a flailing government if its political decisions are flawed and its policies untenable. 

Weekly column for The Drum.

Time to start blogging again

I was showing someone my blog yesterday and was mortified to realise I don’t post much any more, other than links to my columns and posts that are published elsewhere. This has made my blog a pretty boring place to visit.

Today I’ve decided to rectify this with at least a semi-regular commentary on my week (or so) in politics including published pieces and observations of the discussions that followed, particularly on Twitter.

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Lambie doesn’t want to stay, doesn’t want to quit

Lambie doesn’t want to stay, doesn’t want to quit. Column for The Drum.

China FTA: what do we get?

China FTA: what do we get? Post for The Hoopla.

Abbott’s tough talking comes undone at the G20

Abbott’s tough talking comes undone at the G20. Weekly column for The Drum.

Shorten: Do we want another Abbott?

Shorten: Do we want another Abbott? Weekly post for The Hoopla.

‘Left-splaining’ to Bishop misses the point

‘Left-splaining’ to Bishop misses the point. Weekly column for The Drum.

Palmer’s Lambie headache just became a migraine

Palmer’s Lambie headache just became a migraine. Weekly column for The Drum.

Polls, damn polls

Polls, damn polls. Weekly column for The Hoopla.

Bishop’s move

Screen Shot 2014-07-14 at 6.06.06 pmBishop’s move. For The_Brief.

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